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Boston Scientific Co-Founder Abele Delivers Inaugural Stetson Lecture

Boston Scientific Corporation co-founder and medical device pioneer John Abele presented the inaugural Stetson Technological Advances in Medicine Lecture on August 23, 2016 in Carpenter Auditorium at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Roughly 150 people attended his lecture, titled “The Law of Accelerating ...

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Carney and UVM Announce New Epidemiology Graduate Certificate Program

The University of Vermont is launching a new graduate certificate program in fall 2016 that features a concise, six-course immersion in the quantitative sciences of public health used for analyzing diseases and health-related conditions.

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Mathews Takes on New Leadership Role for Network Physician Organization

Claude Deschamps, M.D., president and CEO of the University of Vermont Medical Group, has announced that Donald Mathews, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, has accepted the position of physician advisor for the UVM Health Network’s new Physician Organization (PO), an expansion of the UVM Medical Group.

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Two College of Medicine Groups Awarded SPARK-VT Grants

As the new academic year is set to begin, the innovative work of four University of Vermont research teams - including two groups from the College of Medicine - is moving closer to the marketplace in the wake of a Shark Tank-like competition called SPARK-VT held earlier this summer. Faculty teams had 10 minutes to pitch their ...

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Spees’ New NIH Grant to Expand Study of Novel Post-Heart Attack Therapy

A heart attack continues to harm cardiac muscle even after the immediate problem – a blocked artery – is fixed, but University of Vermont researchers have developed a new biologic drug that can preserve blood vessels critical to the body’s blood-pumping system.

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Class of 2020 Orientation.


The Physicians of the Future: Meet the College's Class of 2020

The University of Vermont College of Medicine welcomed its largest first-year class in history on August 8, 2016 for Orientation 2016, a week-long course that launches their medical school career. The Class of 2020’s 120 members were selected from roughly 6,000 applicants and 619 interviewees.

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