Medical Education Grand Rounds


The Seminar Series is intended for faculty and residents interested in enhancing their teaching related to clinical and basic sciences. All events will be held at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

Faculty and residents are invited to these workshops showcasing speakers from around the country who bring fresh ideas and thought-provoking insight to teaching sciences. Videos of previous speakers and information on up-coming events are available online.

For more information, or to contribute suggestions for future sessions, contact, in the UVM Office of Medical Education.


Upcoming Presentations 2016-17

Breneman Stephen MD 85x125October 12, 2016
12:00-1:00pm, Med Ed 100 (Larner Classroom) 


"Using Brain Bandwidth Effectively: Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design", Stephen Breneman, M.D., Ph.D., George W. Merck Dean’s Teaching Fellow, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry


Meeks, Lisa 85x125Haverstick_Jean 85x125December 2, 2016
12:00-1:00pm, Med Ed 100 (Larner Classroom) 


“Students with Disabilities in Medical School: Examining National Trends and Best Practices”, Lisa Meeks, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, & Director, Medical Student Disability Services, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, and Jean Haverstick, M.Ed., Accessibility Specialist, Student Accessibility Services, University of Vermont


Slavin_Stuart 85x125February 2, 2017
12:00-1:00pm, Med Ed 100 (Larner Classroom) 


“Mental Health of Medical Students in the Preclinical years: Challenges and Opportunities”, Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed., Associate Dean for Curriculum and Professor of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University School of Medicine 


Ames_Elizabeth85x125March 24, 2017
12:00-1:00pm, Med Ed 300 (Reardon Classroom) 


“Providing Effective Feedback: Increasing Acceptance and Use”, S. Elizabeth Ames, M.D., Residency Program Director, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine


Zehle_Christa 85x125Everett_Elise 85x125Adams_Julie 85x125May 19, 2017
12:00-1:00pm, Med Ed 300 (Reardon Classroom) 

"Residency Letter Writing Workshop", Christa Zehle, M.D., Associate Dean for Students, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Elise Everett, M.D., Associate Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, Vice Chair for Education, Julie A. Lahiri, M.D., Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery, Program Director General Surgery Residency, University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine


Past Speakers (by academic year)