Academic Ceremonies - May Commencement
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College of Medicine
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Speaker: William Edward Hopkins, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P.
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, and cardiologist, Fletcher Allen Health Care.
William Hopkins, M.D., is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and a cardiologist at Fletcher Allen Health Care. He has served as course director of the Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Renal (CRR) Systems Course in the Foundations Level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum since 2006, and is also director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Fletcher Allen.
Hopkins has consistently been honored for his teaching excellence, receiving the Outstanding Foundations Course (for CRR) and Foundations Course Director of the Year awards from second-year medical students for the past seven years, among several other Foundations awards. In addition, he has been honored by residents and fellows as a five-time recipient of the E. L. Amidon Award for Teaching Excellence and three-time recipient of the Fletcher Allen Cardiovascular Unit Teaching Award. A fellow and member in the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians, Hopkins is also a member of the International Society for Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension Association. He has delivered dozens of invited lectures and published more than 30 professional articles, as well as numerous invited reviews, book chapters and abstracts.
After receiving his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Hopkins completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He then served as a fellow in cardiovascular medicine and an attending cardiologist at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., before joining the UVM/Fletcher Allen faculty in 1995.
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