Larner College of Medicine

The mission of the UVM Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont is to educate a diverse group of dedicated physicians and biomedical scientists to serve across all the disciplines of medicine; to bring hope to patients by advancing medical knowledge through research; to integrate education and research to advance the quality and accessibility of patient care; and to engage with our communities to benefit Vermont and the world.

To this mission, Larner is affiliated with the cross-college minor and major in Biochemistry and offers undergraduate minors in Pharmacology and Behavioral Change Health Studies (offered by the Department of Medicine). Additionally, our world-renowned faculty teach undergraduate students in a variety of courses to compliment student interest and advance biomedical research. Larner courses are offered by faculty in the departments of Biochemistry, Medicine, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Neurological Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pathology, Public Health, Pharmacology, Radiology, and Surgery.

For students interested in practical hands-on experience in the biomedical sciences, numerous research opportunities are available in the Larner College of Medicine laboratories for credit, including options for honors theses.