Sandoval Appointed AOA Faculty Councilor
Associate Dean for Students Christa Zehle, M.D., recently appointed Marie Sandoval, M.D., associate professor of medicine and an internal medicine specialist, to serve as the Larner College of Medicine’s Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Faculty Councilor through July 2019. In this role, she will work with the student affairs team to identify eligible members of the Class of 2019 for election to AOA membership.
Election to the AOA national medical honor society signifies a lasting commitment to professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service. A lifelong honor, membership in the society confers recognition for a physician's dedication to the profession and art of healing. More than 4,000 students, residents/fellows, faculty, and alumni are elected each year. Since its founding in 1902, more than 185,000 members have been elected to the society.
Dr. Sandoval joined UVM in 1998 and is passionate about education and research in the area of patient-provider communication while using the electronic health record and improving the quality of the patient experience. Married and the parent of two teenage boys, she is an avid reader and hiker.