Graduate Students

Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center seeks to support students who are on a health professions career track.  SVTAHEC provides internship opportunities to students in an undergraduate program and community projects and clinical rotation support to nurse practitioner, social work students and students from the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont.

Interdisciplinary Community Projects

First year students at the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont can get an opportunity to explore Vermont rural health through a clinical rotation. Support is provided to UVM Primary Care, Nursing and Social Work Students.

Clinical Rotations

Third year students at the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont can get an opportunity to explore Vermont rural health through a clinical rotation. Support is provided to UVM Primary Care, Nursing and Social Work Students.

    Planning to Practice in Vermont?

    The Vermont Educational Loan Repayment for Healthcare Professionals, established by the Vermont General Assembly, is to help insure a stable supply of primary care providers to meet the health care needs of Vermonters. This program is administered by AHEC. Find out more.

    Looking for a Summer Job?

    Students in graduate-level health professions programs of study are invited to apply for MedQuest Mentor positions for the summer MedQuest programs.  SVAHEC has 6-8 positions open each summer.  Applications are due in March.  Visit the MedQuest page for more information.

    Clinical Rotations

    Third-year students at the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont can get an opportunity to explore Vermont rural health through a clinical rotation in Addison, Bennington, Rutland, Windham and Windsor Counties.

    Learn first-hand about the challenges and rewards of providing primary care in a rural, under-served area

    These are two-to five-week clinical rotations primarily in the disciplines of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and OBGYN.

    SVTAHEC finds housing for UVM students on clinical rotations and can provide resources and information about and connections within the community.

    Support is provided to University of Vermont Primary Care, Nursing and Social Work Students.

    If anyone is interested in hosting a medical or NP student while they are on clinical rotation in Southern Vermont contact cknight@svtahec.org.

    For Medical Students

    For an overview of Southern Vermont, its culture, history, demographics, and health care needs and resources, click here.

    For Community Members Who Want to Get Involved

    For information about how you can open your home to a medical student on rotation, click here: link to housing pdf

    Contact SVTAHEC

    368 River Street, Suite 145
    Springfield, VT 05156

    p. 802-885-2126
    f. 802-885-2128
    e. info@svtahec.org

    Open Monday - Friday, 8AM - 4PM.

    Media Contacts & Inquiries

    Media members may contact Marketing & Communications Manager, Peg Bolgioni during normal business hours.

    p. 802.885.2126 x103
    e. pbolgioni@svtahec.org

    A 501(c)(3) organization serving Addison, Bennington, Rutland, Windham, and Windsor counties in partnership with The University of Vermont Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine