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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."

Wegner's 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 standardized patient.

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 Medicine. 

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 michelle.bookless@med.uvm.edu.

Downloads & More

The Archives

Were you unable to attend a past Community Medical School or enjoyed a particular one so much so that you'd like to re-watch it? Find videos of, handouts from, and resources for past presentations here.  

Suggest Topics

Do you have a topic you'd like us to focus on in our next Community Medical School series? Click here to suggest your topic. 

Borrow a DVD

Would you prefer to view a past Community Medical School presentation via DVD? Community Medical School DVDs are available to borrow from these locations.

Watch on Public Access Cable

Did you know you can find Community Medical School on public access cable? View broadcasting channels here.