Welcome to the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Edupreneurship Office (COMEO) Online Portal for the UVM Health Network

The Larner College of Medicine Edupreneurship Office (COMEO) creates and manages flexible, relevant learning opportunities and invests in educational initiatives to strengthen communities and improve health.

COMEO is dedicated to working with the UVM Health Network to establish a unified approach that better integrates education, professional development, and research to advance the quality and accessibility of patient care.

As COMEO becomes the Health Network’s centralized point of contact for access to educational opportunities at UVM and at partner institutions, more educational offerings will become available along with expanded learner services, including assessment, advising, and coaching to help people know which programs are right for their unique needs.

As the University of Vermont Health Network’s educational partner we offer qualified Health Network employees:

  • Group rates & other special offers for designated open-enrollment program offerings.
  • Customized onsite or online training programs specially priced and setup exclusively for UVM Health Network groups.
  • 20% Savings on select non-Credit UVM College of Medicine, Continuing & Distance Education, & Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Programs, Certificates, Courses, & Webinars.


Programs

Public Health Programs

The University of Vermont offers post-baccalaureate educational opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in public health or enhancing their credentials in the field. Our Graduate-level programs are offered 100% online and can be completed in as little as 1-2 years. Learn More.

Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program

To prepare or strengthen your academic credentials to apply for medical or graduate health programs, the UVM post-bac premedical program offers tracks for those with or without a science background. Individualized advising and custom education plans are the cornerstone of the UVM program. Scholarships are available for the first 25 admitted students who start the program in the summer term. Learn More.

Health Sciences Online Degree Completion Program

The Health Sciences Online Degree Completion program is designed for undergraduates and working adults interested in health careers not specific to patient care, who have earned some college credit, but have not completed their baccalaureate degree. Learn More.

Masters of Medical Science Degree

If you’re looking to become a stronger applicant to medical or other health-professional schools, The University of Vermont’s 12-month Master of Medical Science degree is designed for you. Enhance your academic credentials through this advanced science graduate program. Learn More.

Summer Medical School Prep Program

The UVM College of Medicine Summer Medical School Prep program can help prepare students for the revised MCAT, build their clinical experience with formal shadowing and medical simulation center activities, and provide them with practice and feedback on essential interviewing skills. Students who successfully complete the program will have a detailed personalized assessment document to support their application to medical school. Learn More.

Healthcare Management and Leadership Professional Certificate

Leading and managing in healthcare requires new knowledge skills and understanding during this time of complex change. The University of Vermont’s online certificate will help you find success in managing people, process, and technology in the health sector. 20% discount available for UVM affiliates. Learn More.

Leadership and Management Professional Certificate

The University of Vermont’s Professional Certificate in Leadership and Management provides supervisors, managers and leaders the tools and knowledge to effectively navigate change and unique organizational challenges. You will gain valuable skills and a foundation of training that you can put to work immediately within your organization. 20% discount available for UVM affiliates. Learn More.

Project Management Certificates and Programs

Project Management is one of the most important skills needed in today’s fast-paced business environment. UVM Continuing and Distance Education offers two Project Management programs designed for busy professionals. 20% discount available for UVM affiliates. Learn More.

Digital Marketing Fundamentals

Taught by seasoned practitioners who are succeeding in the digital space, this program will help you learn the holistic value of digital marketing through research and development of an actionable marketing plan. Every week of the program will be dedicated to the numerous facets of digital marketing that are a part of an integrated marketing plan, from mobile to email, from search-engine optimization to search-engine marketing. Learn More.

PreCollege Programs

As an additional benefit to UVM Health Network employees, employees’ children can take advantage of discounted tuition through the Academically Talented program. Qualified residents of Vermont can utilize the Vermont Dual Enrollment Program to enroll in courses without paying tuition. Through the program, Vermont high school students access up to two college courses with tuition fully reimbursed through a voucher system approved by their high schools. Over 100 University of Vermont online and on campus courses are available through this program during the summer and academic school year, including Calculus, Computer Science, Human Biology, Psychology, and English. There are also special pre-college programs such as Summer Academy and opportunities to study abroad. Learn More.

Guaranteed Admissions Program (GAP)

The University of Vermont’s Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP) offers recent high school graduates and nontraditional adult learners the opportunity to demonstrate their academic readiness, earn college credit, and ultimately enroll in an undergraduate degree program at UVM. Learn More.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Campus

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)) at UVM offers a wide range of classes, programs, travel opportunities, and social activities. OLLI at UVM is a community of adult learners who enjoy year-round courses and events that are diverse, interesting, fun, and affordable. UVM Health Network employees will receive a 20% discount on OLLI campus annual membership fee. As an OLLI member, employees of the Network can participate in OLLI campus programs at a 20-30% savings. Learn More.

Customized Training

UVM Continuing and Distance Education can provide any of our open enrollment programs, like those listed above, specially priced and setup exclusively for groups from UVM Health Network partners. We also can provide specially priced customized onsite or online training programs exclusively for groups from the UVM Health Network. We will work directly with UVM Health Network partners to understand your strategic objectives and develop and deliver educational programming to help you address your unique challenges and opportunities and strengthen leadership and management capabilities.

Additional sample topics include:

  • Change Management
  • Project Management for Healthcare
  • Supervisory Skills Training
  • Customer Service, Sales and Marketing
  • Working in Teams

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