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Residency Electives

Choose from a variety of elective opportunities to create your own schedule and pursue your interests and educational needs.

Choose from a variety of elective opportunities to create your own schedule and pursue your interests and educational needs.  Some local options include:

Addiction Medicine ICU/Pulmonology Palliative Care
Anesthesia Infectious Disease Radiology
Community Medicine Interventional Radiology Rural Medicine Practice
Dermatology Nephrology Student Health
Emergency Medicine Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Wilderness Medicine


Residents also have the opportunity to pursue electives at UVM.  Vacation is allowed on these rotations.

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Electives

What sort of elective opportunities will I have?

There is one elective month in the first year, two in the second year and three in the third year in which you may create your own schedule to pursue your interests and educational needs. Electives are available in a variety of subspecialty areas of medicine. Schedules are flexible and resident-directed based on educational needs.

Are there opportunities for international health rotations?

Residents can do international electives. Rotations need to further residents training in knowledge and skill areas and in settings unavailable at the UVM Health Network.

Didactics

One 4 hour session is dedicated to family medicine educational topics each week. These sessions include:

  • Grand Rounds
  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Journal Club
  • Case Presentations
  • Wellness Activities

Projects

Residents are expected to complete projects over three years. 

  1. Community Project (Individual)
  2. Quality Project (Clinic and Program wide involves the ResPIP program)
  3. Individual Project (Quality, Research, Community Outreach)