January 2013 Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services, Harvard School of Public Health,
2010 Mini MBA Program, Center for Health Care Management, University of Vermont,
1983 – 1986 Family Practice Residency, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, University of
Vermont, Burlington, VT
1979 – 1983 Doctorate in Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry,
1975 – 1979 B.A. Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California,
2010 – Present Chair, Department of Family Medicine
2002 – Present Professor of Family Medicine
Prior Academic Appointments:
2006 – 2010 Interim Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont College of
2006 – Present Physician Leader, Family Medicine Health Care Service, Fletcher Allen Health Care
2004 – Present Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Family Medicine
1993 – 2004 Director of Family Practice Residency Program
1992 – 2002 Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1988 – 1993 Director in Senior Selective in Family Practice
1986 – 1992 Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1999-2003 Residency Grant: Primary Investigator, HRSA # PHS D22 HP00137, 1999-2003,
"Cultural Competency in Underserved Population Health Care - A Rural Training Model
for Family Practice Residents."
2003 – 2006 Residency Training in Primary Care: Primary Investigator, HRSA # PHS D58
HP00137-04, "Cultural Competency in Underserved Population Health Care - A Rural
Training Model for Family Practice Residents-Focus."
1991 – 1992 Grant: Co-Investigator in "Buprenorphine Pharmacology Related to Addiction
Treatment", National Institute of Drug Abuse.
1991 – 1992 Investigation into cause of death and mortality rates associated with methadone 1978 – 1979 President’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award
maintenance. Supported by the Human Behavioral Pharmacology Lab, Department
of Psychiatry, University of Vermont.
1986 STFM Residency Teaching Award
1985 – 1986 Chief Resident in Family Practice
Physician’s Recognition Award (AMA) for Continuing Medical Education
1992-1993 Teacher of the Year, Department of Family Practice
1999-2000 Teacher of the Year, Department of Family Practice
2003 Vermont Family Physician of the Year, Vermont Academy of Family Physicians
2001 National Institute for Program Director Development University of Vermont President’s
Leadership Series Award
2009-2010 Best Doctors in America
1989 Peterson T.C., et al. The Recognition of Abnormal Cholesterol Values: A Demonstration of
Two Methods. Published in: Proceedings of the American Association of Medical Systems
and Informatics Congress. May, 1989 154-158. Refereed.
1989 Ramsay A, Peterson T, Earle D. Improving the Accuracy of The Computerized Medical
Record. Topics in Health Record Management.10:1, 29-36, September, 1989. Refereed.
1990 Peterson T. Reiss P. Wadland W. Restructuring a Family Practice Obstetrics Curriculum.
Journal of Family Practice, January 1990. Refereed
1990 Peterson T.C., Earle D.A., Ramsay A. A Demonstration of the Vermont Integrated Problem
Oriented Record (VIPOR). Proceedings Of the Fourteenth Annual Symposium for Computer
Applications on Medical Care. In: Miller R., editor. Nov., 1990. 969-970. Refereed.