Spring 2018 Series a Success
The Spring 2018 Community
Medical School series was a true success with over 415 guests attending
three different lectures. On Tuesday, March 6 we kicked off the series
with a presentation by UVM Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology
& Reproductive Sciences, Elisabeth Wegner, M.D. titled "The Story
of HPV: Cervical Cancer, Genital Warts, the Vaccine & More."
lecture was followed be a special panel presentation on April 3,
"Transgender Health and Healthcare: Transitioning to Affirmative Care.
The panel consisted of UVm Professor of Psychiatry & Family Medicine
A. Evan Eyler, M.D., Kate Jerman, M.P.H., the director of the LGBTQA
Center at UVM, Eli Goldberg a UVM medical student in the Class of 202,
and Lola Houston, a Burlington-based relationship coach and UVM
The series wrapped up on May 1 with a
record breaking 250+ guests coming out for "The Microbiome: How it Keeps
You Healthy...Or Not!" presented by Jessica Crother, M.D. a UVM
research fellow in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory
Fall 2018 Series Dates
Save these dates for the Fall 2018 Community Medical School Series:
- Tuesday, September 4
- Tuesday, October 2
- Tuesday, November 6
More information about speakers and topics to come.
What is Community Medical School?
Designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, Community Medical School is a public lecture series featuring relevant topics presented by University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine/University of Vermont Medical Center faculty experienced with delivering scientific information in an engaging, easy-to-understand manner.
Community Medical School is held on the first Tuesday of each month in Carpenter Auditorium in the Given Building at the Larner College of Medicine from 6:00-7:30 pm, including a Q+A Session.
Please note that these are not ticketed events.
If you have any questions about an upcoming Community Medical School presentation, please contact Michelle Bookless at firstname.lastname@example.org.