• UVM doctors to get new leader
    September 30,2013

    BURLINGTON — The physicians affiliated with the University of Vermont are getting a new leader.

    Dr. Claude Deschamps, currently the chairman of surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, has been named president and chief executive officer of the University of Vermont Medical Group.

    Deschamps will also be the senior associate dean for Clinical Affairs at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

    He starts in January.

    Deschamps, who is a native of Montreal, has served as the chairman of Mayo’s Department of Surgery since 2005.

    As president of the UVM Group, he will lead some 500 physicians at Fletcher Allen and UVM and be a part of both senior leadership teams.

    Deschamp will oversee graduate and continuing medical education, and support the development of educational and research opportunities.

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