A total of 106 students in the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Class of 2013 will receive medical degrees on Sunday, May 19, 2013, in conjunction with the College’s ceremony at 2:30 p.m. in UVM’s Ira Allen Chapel.
Susan Lakoski, M.D., director of the cardiovascular prevention program for cancer patients, will present study findings that indicate that a high level of cardiovascular fitness in middle age reduces men’s risk of developing and dying from lung and colorectal cancer at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting.
The Continuing Medical Education program at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care has been reaccredited with “Accreditation with Commendation,” the highest accreditation awarded by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.
For the members of the Class of 2013 who will receive their medical degrees next Sunday at Ira Allen Chapel, Honor’s Night, which took place Tuesday, May 14, represented another opportunity for the public recognition of student accomplishment.
The UVM College of Medicine held the Seventh Annual Scholarly Projects Presentation on May 13, 2013. The Vermont Integrated Curriculum Scholarly Projects course is designed to help students gain an understanding of the processes and methods involved in scientific inquiry.
Beginning in 1987, a team of Vermonters built a statewide network — a safe place for people with HIV and AIDS to receive the best of care. Today, with improved medications, the response to the disease has changed, but the caregivers are still at work.