University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Whitney R. Calkins, M.D.
Whitney R. Calkins, M.D.

Whitney R. Calkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center Family Medicine - South Burlington, 3 Timber Lane, South Burlington, VT 05403


2013              Faculty Development Course: Motivational Interviewing
2012              Fletcher Allen Center for Health Care Management Core Business Education 
2012             Teaching of Tomorrow, University of Massachusetts
1991 – 1994  Internship & Residency - Family Medicine, Good Samaritan Regional Medical
                      Center (Now known as Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center), 1300 N. 12th St,
                      #605, Phoenix, AZ 85006
1991              M.D., Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, 1600 Medical 
                      Center Drive, Huntington, WV  25701
1986              B.S., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Shepherd College (Now known as Shepherd 
                      University), P.O. Box 3210, Shepherdstown, WV  25443

Academic Appointments

2009 – Present Assistant Professor

Research Grants

2013              MyAction Plan: Mapping the Path toward Patient Engagement with an 
                      Evidence-Based Tool
2010 – 2011  Academic Detailing-Evidence-Based Prescription Drug Education Program for
                      Health Care Professionals.  Co- investigator with Amanda Kennedy. 

Awards and Honors

2003 – 2006   Phoenix Magazine – “Top Doctor in Family Practice”  
                       Selected by peers as outstanding in specialty for four consecutive years