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/

The Importance of Laboratory Literacy

Jordan Franco is a medical student in the UVM Larner College of Medicine Class of 2025.

In the following blog post, Franco writes about the importance of laboratory literacy as a key component of health literacy.

During the summer of 2022, Franco worked alongside Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Mark Fung, M.D., Ph.D., with whom he conducted research on health literacy.

Close up photo of hands covered in wet and dry clay holding a large ball of wet light-colored grey clay.

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.