Medical Education

Posts about medical education in the United States, globally, and at the UVM Larner College of Medicine written by faculty, staff, medical students, and alumni at UVM Larner Med.

Topics frequently covered include the medical school journey, advice for incoming medical students or applicants, curriculum advances over the years, and more.

Visit our affiliated blog – Global Health Diaries for reflections from the Global Health Program at UVM Larner Med and the Western Connecticut Health Network, part of Nuvance Health at https://uvmmedicineglobalhealth.wordpress.com/

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Remolding Trauma & Pain: A Reflection on Psychiatry

Jake Ermolovich is a Class of 2024 medical student at the UVM Larner College of Medicine. Having recently finished a clinical clerkship rotation in psychiatry, he wrote a reflection about the six weeks he spent at Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh, New York and the lessons he will take from it into his future rotations.

Commencement Address by Francis Mtuke, M.D.’22

On Sunday, March 22, 2022 Francis Mtuke, M.D.’22, delivered the student address at the Larner College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony. It was the second time he’s given a commencement address; the first time was at his graduation from Texas A&M University in 2017. Dr. Mtuke will be starting his anesthesiology residency program at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington in June.