Conferences & Events

The divisions hold and attend a number of conferences, grand rounds, journal clubs, and clinical meetings. Our department holds faculty, unit director/associate chair, and clinical unit directors meetings throughout the year.

Department of Medicine

Contact the Medicine Education Office (847-3944) to confirm speakers, times, and locations.

Faculty Meetings

Meetings of Department of Medicine Faculty are typically held twice per year in June and December, on a Friday from 8:00-9:00 a.m. in Davis Auditorium (in place of regularly scheduled Grand Rounds). Refreshments are served in the Davis Concourse area from 7:30-8:00 a.m. This is a great time to meet with colleagues prior to the meeting.

Clinical Unit Directors Meetings

Meetings of the Clinical Unit Directors are typically held the fourth Monday of each month from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Fletcher 473 conference room.

Administrative and Financial Support Staff Meetings

Meetings of the Medicine Administrative and Financial Support Staff are held quarterly in Rowell 107 Conference Room from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Medicine Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds are held every Friday during the academic year from 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Davis Auditorium. See current Grand Rounds schedule below.

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Friday 8:00 A.M., Davis Auditorium

The University of Vermont College of Medicine (UVM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UVM designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Medicine Grand Rounds
DateTitleTopicSpeaker
January 19, 2018 "Triglycerides and Cardiovascular Risk in the Era of LDL Control"

Aruna Pradhan, MD

Associate Physician

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School  

January 26, 2018

 

"Please Pass the Microbes"

Jeff Leach

Founder of the Human Food Project

Co-Founder of American Gut

Visiting Research Fellow

Department of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology

King's College, London  

February 2, 2018"How to Build Individual and Organizational Resilience"

Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM

Professor of Epidemiology

Boston University School of Public Health

Professor of Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine  

February 9, 2018 - Opiate Prescribing CME Credit

"The Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain in the Setting of the Opioid Agonist Treatment"

John Brooklyn, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry

Robert Larner MD College of Medicine 

at the University of Vermont 

February 16, 2018

"What do Critical Care and General Internal Medicine have in common?  Leveraging Teaching Academy resources to create and disseminate educational scholarship"

Kathyrn N. Huggett, Ph.D.

Director, The Teaching Academy

Robert Larner, MD '42 Professor in Medical Education

Assistant Dean for Medical Education

The Robert Larner, MD. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont  

February 23, 2018

Morbidity and Mortality Rounds *This will be a case presentation from the medical service with discussion.  Open to medical staff, medical students, and those involved in the case.

**Continental breakfast will be provided prior to M&M by the Faculty Engagement Committee