Community Spotlight

  • Neuroscience Graduate Students Host Brain Awareness Activities in Community
    April 5, 2017
    The intricacies of neuroimaging tools, brain health and disease, and brain safety were the themes of educational presentations brought to greater Burlington, Vt.-area elementary, middle and high school students by doctoral candidates in the University of Vermont Neuroscience Graduate Program in honor of Brain Awareness Week in March.
  • Spring 2017 Community Medical School Kicks-off with 200+ Attendees
    March 9, 2017
    Community Medical School launched its Spring 2017 series on Tuesday, March 7, with a lecture on “Happiness: Exploring the Science of Well-Being.” The talk by Andrew Rosenfeld, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, attracted more than 200 attendees.
  • VT High School Students Participate in Annual Brain Bee
    February 23, 2017
    A three-pound human super computer was the focus of the Vermont Brain Bee, held Saturday, February 18 at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Class of '19 Celebrate Public Health Projects
    January 18, 2017
    Preventing disease and promoting and protecting the health of the community is at the heart of public health and the second-year Public Health Projects course at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont.
  • Community Medical School Opioid Addiction Panel Attracts 120+ Attendees
    October 24, 2016
    A little more than a decade ago, clinicians believed pain was under-recognized and under-treated. Fast-forward to the present when Vermont and other states across the U.S. are struggling with an opioid addiction epidemic.
  • Impact on the Community: Class of '19 Launches Public Health Projects
    September 8, 2016
    When University of Vermont Class of 2019 medical student Jacob Reibel and the six other classmates in his group selected their public health project earlier this year, they wanted to get out of the classroom and into the field – literally – to talk to Vermonters about their health concerns.
  • Fall '16 Community Medical School Kicks-Off on Sept. 6
    September 6, 2016
    With the temperatures beginning to cool and the return of students to the University of Vermont campus, it's time for the launch of Community Medical School's Fall 2016 series!
  • UVM Department of Medicine Partners with V.A. to Bring Care Closer to Home for Veterans
    July 26, 2016
    Traveling roughly 90 miles to the White River Junction, Vt.-based Veterans’ Administration Medical Center from the Burlington, Vt. area can be difficult, especially in winter. It’s even more challenging for the veteran who is living with chronic pain or has been diagnosed with a sleep disorder or cardiac arrhythmia.
  • Leffler Discusses Medical Center's Investments in Housing and Community Health
    July 22, 2016
    Steve Leffler, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer at the University of Vermont Medical Center. He posted the following information on the investments in housing and health the UVM Medical Center has made to the Vermont community on the UVM Medical Center HealthSource blog.
  • Wassel & Williams' Summer Academy Offers Career Exploration for Pre-Med Track High School Students
    July 22, 2016
    For the high school student who loves biology or chemistry and has a penchant for helping people, the pre-med path is not the only option available. Exposing future undergraduates to a variety of specialties, roles, and vocations in medicine is the primary goal of the new summer Health & Medicine Academy at the University of Vermont, a three-college-credit course taught by UVM College of Medicine faculty members that will take place in July.