Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Our Alliance with the University of Vermont
Every day, in myriad ways, the university medical center formed by the alliance of Fletcher Allen and the University of Vermont College of Medicine and College of Nursing and Health Sciences helps to improve our region's quality of life by:
- Providing patients with the latest innovations in medicine and health care
- Generating new knowledge about disease and wellness
- Educating the next generation of health care professionals and scientists
In addition, Fletcher Allen and the University of Vermont function as a major driver for the economy of Vermont and northern New York.
The nation's university medical centers are the backbone of innovation in health care. Physicians, nurses, and other health professionals training at these centers work with the latest therapies, treatments, and techniques, and are taught by some of the world's leading experts in their fields.
The University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen are inextricably linked, serving as Vermont's university medical center.
Our faculty physicians provide patient care at Fletcher Allen in addition to their roles as researchers and educators at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Their medical research, in turn, ensures that patients at Fletcher Allen benefit from breakthrough discoveries and clinical trials.
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences also partners with Fletcher Allen to educate students in clinical areas from laboratory science to nuclear medicine to labor and delivery and to research health care issues such as worksite wellness and palliative care.
The alliance between Fletcher Allen and the University of Vermont adds a unique factor to the health, character, and economic vitality of the state, bringing world-class research, education and care to Vermonters and their families.