The Lud Eyasu Community Service Award
Is intended to provide financial support to medical students seeking to work alongside our community to address a local, unmet need. The project may but does not require sponsorship or collaboration with a Student Interest Group (SIG). This is a Medical
Student Council initiative and as such, we encourage applications from all medical students at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. The Lud Eyasu Community Service Award Form...
Here to Help
The Here to Help SIG provides a monthly service day for the homeless community of Burlington. Our goals include organizing and distributing free meals, free clothing, free haircuts, free toiletries, and free access to showers for our community members.
This is part of a multiorganization collaboration that aims to further create the idea of community involvement and inclusiveness
SMILE Docs aims to excite elementary students about the field of medicine through interactive and fun lesson plans. Our lessons cover many body systems, including the cardiovascular system, the lungs, the GI tract, the five senses, and many more.
Our lessons are adaptable for students aged 6-12 and students and volunteers alike always have a fantastic time!
The Spartans Advance initiative is a program to build confidence in students at Winooski Middle & High School in regards to navigating life after school. We work to create a myriad of hands-on healthcare-oriented workshops to build their interest
in various fields in medicine. For example, we’ve created ultrasound, phlebotomy, and intubation simulation workshops. These sessions bring a new light to the world of medicine and help students explore a myriad of exciting and accessible
The HERO Mentors SIG is responsible for facilitating the AHEC HERO Mentors program. We partner with current medical students with high school students across Northern Vermont who are interested in the healthcare field. Through this program, we aim
to educate high school students on the various careers that exist in healthcare, and we hope to steer them in the appropriate direction through different STEM modules and 1:1 meetings.
Science Whiz brings excitement to the inpatient kids at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital through a variety of science experiments and activities each month. Whether it’s sensory buckets for those who prefer to participate
independently or mini bottle rockets for those who are interested in more engagement, we’re looking forward to brightening each child’s hospital stay!