Nursing at The UVM Medical Center

The University of Vermont Medical Center employs more than 2,000 nurses across our academic medical center in a variety of areas such as inpatient, outpatient, leadership, infection prevention, employee health, and much more.

Nursing Professional Governance

The UVM Medical Center community is proud to have a formal nursing governance system that has been in place since 2017. This innovative structure consists of nurse-driven councils through which frontline staff partner with leadership to improve the care we provide to our patients and families. Learn more about Nursing Professional Governance.

Lifelong Learning

In collaboration with The UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences, The University of Vermont Medical Center offers its nursing employees a variety of avenues for continuing their education. Some of which include:

  • Nursing Grand Rounds
  • Internship programs
  • Perioperative nursing course
  • Student nurse extern program
  • EKG Interpretation Workshop

We offer a dynamic environment that assures excellence in professional nursing practice. For a full list of nursing educational opportunities at The UVM Medical Center visit Nursing Education.


Faculty in the Department of Nursing, perform research in areas such as cultural competency, successful aging, rural health, end of life care, and more. To find out more about research in nursing visit the University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Careers in Nursing

Looking to learn more about a career in nursing at The UVM Medical Center? Learn more.