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Med Mentors Introduce High School Students to the Field of Medicine

Local high school students contemplating a career in medicine recently had a sneak peek at the field during a full-day event hosted by the Med Mentors Student Interest Group at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

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Judith Shaw, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.N.


VCHIP and Shaw Improve Pediatric Care through Collaboration in Vermont and across U.S

First there was Vermont, then Utah and New Mexico. Now there are 21 states across the nation for which the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program at the University of Vermont College of Medicine has served as a model. Together, these organizations form the National Improvement Partnership Network (NIPN), which expands the ...

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2015-2016 Schweitzer Fellows


NH-VT Schweitzer Fellowship Announces UVM College of Medicine 2015-16 Fellows

Preparing the next generation of professionals who will serve and empower vulnerable people to live healthier lives and create healthier communities is the mission of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) program, named in honor of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and founder of the Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, ...

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UVM Announces New Master of Medical Science Degree Program

Starting this fall, the University of Vermont will offer a new medical science master’s program for students with a limited background in science and those whose undergraduate grades do not reflect their true academic ability.

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Global Health Day Celebrations include Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, Grand Rounds, Poster Session

Putting together a robust medical school-based Global Health program is a complicated process that requires a lot of energy and curriculum planning, says Majid Sadigh, M.D., an associate professor of medicine who directs the Global Health program at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and clinical teaching partner ...

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Laurence Coffin, M.D.


$100,000 Endowment Honors the Late Laurence Coffin, M.D., Former UVM Surgeon

Former Department of Surgery colleagues of the late Laurence H. Coffin, M.D., joined by family and friends, have established a $100,000 endowment in his honor to support medical students at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and early-career physicians at The University of Vermont Medical Center who are advancing ...

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