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University of Vermont Children's Hospital (UVMMC)

Burlington, VT

Beach Run

Jill Rinehart, MD

Program Director

Kenzi Nelson

Program Coordinator

  • Level 1 Trauma Center

  • Children's hospital "without walls"

  • Serves all of Vermont and upstate New York

  • Flexible PICU admissions (8-12)

  • 25 bed NICU

  • 4 full time Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians in ED seeing over 8500 children/year

  • Pediatric Palliative Care program

  • Many multi-disciplined clinics for team approach to care

  • 7 residents per class

  • Dedicated Chief resident as junior faculty

  • ~ 80 pediatric faculty in 20 subspecialties

  • Neonatal/perinatal fellowship

  • Rural medicine experience

  • Strong Community Pediatrics network

  • Integrated Mental Health team in continuity clinic

  • Care coordination and social work in continuity clinic

  • Transgender Youth Clinic

  • School Based Health Clinics

  • Building Strong Families Program (New American Clinic)

  • Camp Medicine opportunities

  • Global Health opportunities

  • No 24 hour shifts


Burlington (60,000) Vermont (650,000), skiing, boating, hiking, kayaking, brewery and foodie town

  • 13 Block Schedule

  • Morning Didactics

  • 5 days/week Board Review

  • weekly Integrated mental/behavioral health curriculum

  • Individualized curriculum with half of PGY2/PGY3 as electives

  • Longitudinal experiences: patient care, quality improvement and advocacy

  • LGBTQ+ integrated curriculum

  • Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion sponsored Acting Internships open for UiM students

  • Pipeline to Medical School graduated first two students matriculate into LCOM this year

  • Anti-Racism Task Force initiatives (LCOM at UVM)working to dismantle the effects of racism on medical education and prepare residents for healthcare inequities

  • Hospital sponsored town halls on diversity, equity, inclusion and justice

  • AAP state chapter anti-racism initiatives

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