UVM Community Medical School

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Designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, Community Medical School is a public lecture series featuring relevant topics presented by University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine/University of Vermont Medical Center faculty experienced with delivering scientific information in an engaging, easy-to-understand manner.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-12-12
Format: 2019-12-12
Stem Cell Therapies: Hype & Hope - 12/10/2019
Stem cell therapy is being touted as a new miracle treatment for a wide range of diseases by a growing for-profit industry in the U.S and worldwide. But what is it really, and is it safe? Learn what evidence-based research has discovered about stem...
How Knowledge, Belief, & Truth Impact Medical Practice - 11/12/2019
Why do treatments for some diagnoses change over time? What drives this change in medical practice? This presentation will explore how medical knowledge is derived and how it guides a doctor’s clinical decision-making during a patient visit....
TBD - 10/10/2019
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Opioids, Cannabis, and Chronic Pain: What Doctors Do & Don't Know - 10/08/2019
What is chronic—versus acute—pain and how is it treated? Gain an understanding of how opioids work, how they can be used safely, and how addiction develops. Discuss what the evidence shows about potential alternative pain treatments,...
Solving the Mystery of Sleep - Patterns, Habits, & Tools - 09/10/2019
Why does the amount of sleep you need change from childhood into adulthood? Do sleep apps really work? Learn about the basics of sleep physiology, developmental changes in sleep needs and patterns, health risks of inconsistent bedtime habits, and...
In Stroke, Every Minutes Counts: When Time = Brain - 05/14/2019
Presented by Marilyn Cipolla, Ph.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Professor of Neurological Sciences and Evadne Marcolini, M.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Assistant Professor of Surgery. Designed to share the medical learning experience with...
Vaping, Juuling, and E-Cigarettes - Public Health Implications - 04/02/2019
Presented by Andrea Villanti, M.P.H., Ph.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Associate Professor of Psychiatry Designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, Community Medical School is a public lecture series featuring...
9-1-1: When to go to the ER, Urgent Care or Primary Care - 03/05/2019
Presented by Peter Weimersheimer, M.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Professor of Surgery. Designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, Community Medical School is a public lecture series featuring relevant topics...
Bigger Isn’t Better - Risks & Reasons for an Enlarged Heart - 02/19/2019
Presented by David Warshaw, Ph.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Professor and Chair of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and Jonathan Flyer, M.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Designed to share the medical...
Pumps, Sensors & Meds, Oh My! - Treatments for Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes - 11/13/2018
Well over 30 million Americans currently have a diabetes diagnosis, including more than one million children and adults with type 1 diabetes and with the majority being adults with type 2 diabetes. With a reported $327 billion in total costs...
How Cannabis Affects the Body & the Brain - 10/02/2018
Since July 1, 2018, recreational marijuana has been legal in Vermont, but what do we know about the positive and negative effects of cannabis in the body and the brain? Peter Jackson, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Karen Lounsbury, Ph....
All About Flu - The Virus & The Vaccine - 09/04/2018
During the 2016-17 flu season in Vermont, 47.3 percent of residents received flu vaccines to prevent the annual dreaded virus that wreaks havoc in the upper respiratory system. Benjamin Lee, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Investigator...
The Microbiome: How It Keeps You Healthy... Or Not! - 05/01/2018
The Community Medical School enters its 20th year. This talk features Jessica Crothers, M.D., UVM Research Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.
Transgender Health and Healthcare: Transitioning to Affirmative Care - 04/03/2018
This is a special panel presentation featuring A. Evan Eyler, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Family Medicine; Kate Jerman, M.P.H., Director, LGBTQA Center at UVM; Eli Goldberg, Medical Student, Class of 2020; and Lola Houston, UVM...
The Story of HPV: Cervical Cancer, Genital Warts, the Vaccine & More - 03/06/2018
Community Medical School entered its 20th year with the kick off of the Spring 2018 series on March 6, which featured a discussion led by University of Vermont Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology...