Reunion Schedule of Events

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All events are online-only and subject to change. Details on how to connect will be sent to registered participants prior to the start Reunion activities.

Thursday, October 1


5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Vito Imbasciani, Ph.D., M.D. '85 and George DiSalvo LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture

Lourdes Dolores Follins, Ph.D., LCSW-R will present a discussion around health equity in the LGBTQ communities.


Friday, October 2


8:00 am – 4:30 pm

UVM Cancer Center's 22nd Annual Women's Health and Cancer Conference

The Women's Health and Cancer Conference has been supporting cancer patients, survivors, and the community for 23 years. The event has grown to nearly 1,000 participants who annually take part in nearly 80 educational sessions, and come together to explore resources and embrace community. Learn more here:

The Women's Health and Cancer Conference was founded by Patti O'Brien, M.D. '85, who celebrates her 35th Medical Reunion this year!


8:00 am – 9:00 am

Best of Grand Rounds: How and When Does Asthma Begin?

Featuring Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., M.D., Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) in Madison.

This speaker is supported by John Ouellette, M.D. ’60 and in honor of Dr. Ouellette’s 60th Medical Class Reunion.


10:00 am – 11:00 am


Voices of the College: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Larner College of Medicine

Join staff, faculty, and medical student leaders to learn how the Larner College of Medicine is leading the way in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Town Hall with UVM President Suresh Garimella

President Garimella will welcome all UVM alumni to their online reunions, share information about the University, and celebrate with you!


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Class of 2024 White Coat Ceremony

Welcome and congratulate the Class of 2024 as they accept their first white coats. We invite you to write a message of encouragement for a medical student on the occasion of the white coat ceremony. Notes will be tucked into the pocket of their white coats.  You may submit a note online here.

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm 

50th Reunion Medallion Ceremony

Celebrate the 50th Reunion Class of 1970 with Dean Page and Medical Alumni Executive Committee Members! 50th Reunion class members should submit the 50th Reunion bio form here in preparation for this event!

Saturday, October 3

9:00 am – 10:00 am 

Medical Alumni Executive Committee Meeting

Meeting of the UVM Medical Alumni Executive Committe, hosted by Omar Khan, M.D. '03.


11:00 am – 11:45 am 

Alumni Town Hall: State of the College with Dean Page

Hear from Dean Richard L. Page, M.D. as he shares his thoughts on the state of the UVM Larner College of Medicine today, and its prospects in the years ahead. Dean Page will highlight the commitment to professionalism at the institution, its success in its educational mission, and the prospects for increased biomedical research. 

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm 

Medical Education Today: Student and Faculty Panel

Dean Christa Zehle, Interim Associate Dean Lee Rosen, and student representatives from each class provide overview of Medical Education Today and address questions presented by the audience.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 

Pediatrics Alumni Zoom hosted by Dr. First

Join Dr. First to get an update on the Larner College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and the UVMMC’s Vermont Children’s Hospital.


3:00 pm – 3:45 pm 

Leading Through COVID-19 and Beyond

UVM Medical Center President and Chief Operating Officer Stephen Leffler, M.D. '90 and Dean Richard L. Page, M.D. discuss the challenges they have met head on during the COVID-19 pandemic and what the future holds.


5:30 pm – 6:30 pm 

2020 Larner College of Medicine Medical Alumni Association Awards

Celebrate the achievements of your classmates and colleagues! The 2020 Medical Alumni Association Awards feature our amazing alumni from across the country. Enjoy a recorded welcome from Dean Page, as well as videos from our award recipients and their nominators. Learn more about the award recipients here!


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Class-Specific Cocktail Hours

Join your class agents for a celebratory happy hour. Say hello, reconnect, and reminisce about old times - all from the comfort of your own home!



Sunday, October 4


10:00 am - 11:00 am 

UVM Author Book Discussion with Professor Major Jackson

Major Jackson, M.F.A., Richard A. Dennis Professor of English and University Distinguished Professor, discusses his latest collection of poetry, The Absurd Man.


All Day

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October 5 - October 10

Monday, October 5 - Wednesday, October 8 - All Day

UVM Family Medicine Review Course

This intensive three-day program for family physicians, advance practice providers, nurses, and other primary care professionals will focus on current issues in the practice of Family Medicine, with special attention to new contributions. Emphasis is on practical, clinically applicable diagnostic and management issues in primary care. The course faculty is drawn from multiple specialties, including Family Medicine. The teaching program includes lectures, workshops and extensive course materials. Learn more at this link.

Tuesday, October 6

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont Celebrates Fostering Careers of the Next Generation of Scientists

The CVRI seeks to foster cardiovascular research.  Supporting the development of the next generation of cardiovascular researchers has never been more important!  This program will highlight an a innovative and impactful contribution made by Dr. Martin Bloomfield (1960 graduate of UVM Larner College of Medicine) who endowed the Bloomfield Early Career Professorship.  Please attend to learn more about how the CVRI supports early career development.  The program will include the Director of the CVRI, Dr. David Schneider, the first recipient of the Bloomfield Early Career Professorship (Dr. Benedek Erdos), the current recipient of the Bloomfield Early Career Professorship (Dr. Timothy Plante; LCOM class of 2011) and the Principal Investigators of the recently awarded $12M NIH COBRE that will support early career faculty development, Drs. Mary Cushman and Mark Nelson.

This session is supported by Martin Bloomfield, M.D. ’60 and in honor of Dr. Bloomfield’s  60th Medical Class Reunion.



Thursday, October 8 - All Day

UVM Wilderness Medicine Conference

Please join John King, M.D. and other faculty and local experts for the 2nd Annual Wilderness Medicine Conference! CME credit is available. Learn more at this link.