Creating a Positive Learning Environment 

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A Faculty Guide

Kindness, respect and cultural humility are among the tenets that help inform our University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Professionalism Statement. As we strive to embody these tenets in our daily interactions, our learning environment inevitably improves. In that spirit, we have compiled a list of strategies, i.e., things to say – and not to say – that we hope can be helpful as we all work together to create and maintain a positive learning environment, free of mistreatment, for all our trainees.   


Six Easy Things We Can Do to Create a Positive Learning Environment

How To Avoid Mistreatment

"Take 5" Learning Environment Video Series


Interactive Film Based UVMLCOM Learning Environment module

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For Navigating Specific Challenges, follow links to guides below:

Please familiarize yourself with the following LCOM and UVM policies relevant to the learning environment:

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