The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont

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Our mission at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont is to educate a diverse group of dedicated physicians and biomedical scientists to serve across all the disciplines of medicine; to bring hope to patients by advancing medical knowledge through research; to integrate education and research to advance the quality and accessibility of patient care; and to engage with our communities to benefit Vermont and the world.

Founded in 1822, The Larner College of Medicine is the seventh oldest medical school in the nation. The main campus is located in Burlington, Vermont and sits between the shores of Lake Champlain and the slopes of the Green Mountains. The Larner College of Medicine shares the University of Vermont campus and is adjacent to the UVM Medical Center, our main clinical teaching partner.

Global Health is incorporated in the curriculum and Larner College of Medicine students have delivered cancer-detecting microscopes to Uganda, treated children with infectious diseases in Zimbabwe and leapt language barriers to discuss patient medical needs in Russia. Global Health students experience both a clinical rotation and cultural and language enhancement through field trips, seminars and a host family.

The Global Health Student Interest Group includes medical, nursing and undergraduate students and faculty mentors and supports the program through workshops and seminars that cover global health topics and options for study overseas. With mentor Dr. Majid Sadigh, this group also supports the Global Health Lecture Series each month, inviting guests to share their experience and insight with the UVM community at the annual Global Health event.

A dynamic leader in medical education the Larner College of Medicine pioneers education initiatives that positively impact generations to come. 

Learn more at About The Larner College of Medicine


Student Interest Group

The Global Health Student Interest Group aims to educate students about important issues affecting the practice of medicine internationally and here at home with the refugee population. We also help inform students of the many international health electives and summer opportunities available.