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  • Every year, the College of Medicine does 16 public health projects in cooperation with dozens of state and local agencies. Read More...
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In the Community

Serving the world we live in is a vitally important mission of The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont. The College is a key partner with state leaders in finding solutions for the issues that affect patients, populations and policy, and many of our programs serve as national models of excellence.

Community Medical School

Community Medical School is a series of evening medical science lectures led by UVM College of Medicine/The University of Vermont Medical Center faculty experts. Free and open to the public, Community Medical School is held on the first Tuesday of each month in Carpenter Auditorium in UVM's Given Building from 6:00-7:30 pm, including a Q+A Session.

View presentations from the Fall 2016 series and other past Community Medical School lectures here.

Community Spotlight

Fall Community Medical School Wraps Up with Genomics Talk by Leonard

Targeted cancer treatments can be more effective in treating cancer cells, often in conjunction with traditional therapies, and the University of Vermont Medical Center is working toward using individual patient's complete genetic information to inform their health and care. On December 6, Deborah Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., professor ...

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Sadigh Named First Trefz Family Global Health Endowed Chair at Western CT Health Network

A personal experience with human suffering as a child in war-torn Iran instilled a passion for caring for people in Majid Sadigh, M.D., who knew at a very young age he wanted to become a physician. In the 32 years since he came to the U.S. as a refugee, the associate professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the ...

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