Summer Academy

Health & Medicine – COMU 096

Description: This innovative program exposes students to the fascinating world of modern medicine and bioscience through active learning in labs, lectures, demonstrations, and hospital visits. Students will learn in the University of Vermont College of Medicine academic facilities including the Clinical Simulation Laboratory where they will perform virtual medical procedures. Experts in genomics, cancer research, medicine, nursing, and allied health practice will engage with students on the latest advances in their fields. Students will interact with clinical and scientific faculty who train the University of Vermont medical students in the College of Medicine, known for being one of the most competitive and successful medical schools in the country. This program helps students discover their interests, learn about the latest advances in bioscience and molecular medicine, and develop an understanding of diverse medical and health science career paths that might be right for them.

Instructor: Sharon Mount, M.D. (bio)

Copy Draft 2017 Health and Med Syllabus as of May 2017 (003)

Course Material Fee: $65

Pre-Reading Required: A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age, by Matt Richtel.  You can purchase new or used.

Complete program dates: July 9 – August 4, 2017

On Campus dates: July 9 – July 20, 2017  dates: July 9 – July 20, 2017

Online dates: July 22 – August 4, 2017