Invitations to Outside Speakers
(Temporary Addendum)

Policy 2930.00

Policy Statement

All medical students during the COVID-19 pandemic must adhere to Policy 930.00 – Invitations to Outside Speakers with the following amendment:

Per the UVM Division of Finance & Administration Purchasing & Contracts Procedures – “New Speaker Engagement Letter for Virtual Events (10/26/20)”: “Available Now - A new Virtual Speaker Engagement Letter template (Word) for virtual events. This new Letter must be used for all remote speakers using a virtual platform, regardless of dollar amount (including if no honorarium will be paid). Approval for the event’s virtual format is required from Purchasing’s IT/ADA Contract Analyst prior to sending the new Letter to the speaker. A pdf copy of this approval email must be attached to all requisitions and/or check requests for virtual speakers. Please review the updated requirements for this Letter (PDF).”

Applicability of the Policy

All Medical Students

Related Larner College of Medicine Policies

Related University of Vermont Policies

Related Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Standard(s)

Not Applicable


  • 10/19/2021 Policy Revised [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 12/14/2021 Policy Revised [Medical Curriculum Committee]

Policy Oversight

Associate/Assistant Dean for Students (Student Services Coordinator)

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