University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Hematology/Oncology

education

Education

Kim Dittus, MD

The Hematology/Oncology faculty are key members of the educational team at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care. Our faculty educate providers at all levels of training.

Medical Students and Residents

Hematology/Oncology faculty members provide elective rotations in outpatient hematology/oncology for medical students, physician assistant students, residents from internal medicine, pathology, and family medicine, and fellows from different disciplines.

Fellows

Fellows in our three-year Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, work with faculty in all settings, evaluating and managing patients under direct supervision.

Graduate Students & Post Doctoral Fellows

Hematology/Oncology faculty members also train graduate students and post doctoral fellows as they pursue their degrees.

Community and Regional Medical Professionals

Along with the Vermont Cancer Center, we coordinate several education conferences to advance the medical knowledge of community and regional medical professionals.

Vermont Cancer Center Grand Rounds

Physicians from the community attend the Vermont Cancer Center Grand Rounds lectures and also participate in tumor boards and multidisciplinary clinics.

Northeastern Genitourinary Oncology Symposium (NGOS)

The Vermont Cancer Center, in partnership with McGill University Health Centre and Norris Cotton Cancer Center, presents Northeastern Genitourinary Oncology Symposium in the early spring.

The regional collaborative event draws urologists and medical and radiation oncologists, as well as other health care professionals from the northeastern United States and Quebec for two days of cutting-edge educational sessions on the appropriate evaluation and treatment of patients with undiagnosed renal masses, kidney, bladder, prostate and testis cancers. This conference is CME accredited. Registration information will be posted here when available.

Highlights of ASCO

For 15 years, the Vermont Cancer Center has coordinated Highlights of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (ASCO) as a service to its members, staff, and their regional healthcare colleagues. This is a day-long annual review of the most important international clinical oncology meeting of the year, featuring updates in clinical and translational cancer research and treatment in primary disease sites and cancer prevention. The event is for physicians, oncology nurses, and all other medical and oncology professionals. This conference takes place in mid-June and is CME accredited. Register for the conference will be throught the UVM Continuing Medical Education.

The General Public

The Hematology/Oncology faculty volunteer to teach in the community:

If you are interested in the opportunities we offer or would like to discuss opportunities for our providers to do community outreach, please call our office at 802-656-5487.

Last modified March 07 2014 02:32 PM