University of Virginia School of Medicine

Serving as a national model for excellence through innovation and collaboration.

COVID-19 Response

UVA Health’s COVID-19 Response

UVA Health’s Epidemiology and Emergency Management teams have together developed a response plan. Our goal is to protect the health of our patients and team members and quickly identify anyone who may need to be tested for the coronavirus. Click below for current information on testing and access information.
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University of Virginia’s COVID-19 Response & Status

The University of Virginia is closely monitoring the emergence of COVID-19, and consulting with experts at UVA Health and other state and federal partners. Click below for School status, travel guidance and more.
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At the UVA School of Medicine, you will be engaged and challenged from the outset by our system-based “Cells to Society” curriculum. Our teachings combine the practice and science of medicine to educate and train physicians to provide patient-centered care, practice evidence-based medicine and engage in lifelong learning.

New Dean, Melina R. Kibbe, MD

UVA has named pioneering physician leader Melina R. Kibbe, MD, as 17th dean of the UVA School of Medicine and chief health affairs officer for UVA Health. Dr. Kibbe will build on the momentum generated by former Dean David Wilkes’s leadership as the School continues to pursue its mission of excellence in education, research and patient care.” Read More »

Welcome to the 170 UVA School of Medicine students of the Class of 2025! The White Coat Ceremony and Convocation, endowed by the Class of 1965, was held on August 13th, in Old Cabell Hall. Read More »

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At the UVA Inova Campus in Northern Virginia, our students have the opportunity to learn about the practice of medicine in a high-volume, urban environment.


UVA’s cutting-edge research program is built on innovation and collaboration, bringing together basic and clinical scientists and spanning disciplines to pioneer the treatments and cures of tomorrow.

Jochen Zimmer, professor of molecular physiology and biomedical physics at the UVA School of Medicine

$9 Million Awarded to UVA School of Medicine Scientist Jochen Zimmer by Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
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Scientists Target Next Pandemic With ‘Map’ to Victory Over Viruses.
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The UVA School of Medicine serves as a national model for excellence through innovation and collaboration. We find innovative ways to improve health by building on the firmest of foundations: the pyramid of education, research, patient care, and service to the community.

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UVA cardiac valve team took time in July to celebrate a significant milestone: the team ended the fiscal year with more than 200 heart valve procedures.
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Eleven recipients were awarded the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King University of Virginia Health System Award. Each awardee went above and beyond the call of duty in fostering Dr. King’s values and teachings.
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Wide angled image of new Pinn Hall lab space

Renovation projects on the second and third floors of Pinn Hall are complete. These beautifully renovated spaces have an open design to encourage collaboration among colleagues.
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The School of Medicine supports faculty and staff in their commitment to advance education, research, and clinical missions. We employ Lean to support and cultivate a culture of continuous improvement. Providing benefits for patients, those we place at the center of everything we do.

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Medical Scientist Training Program student Nadine Michel is helping ensure that UVAs past is more completely known and serves to educate us and inform our decisions for a better future, by creating the interactive timeline, “UVA History: From a Black Perspective”.
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students in sim center

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing have signed an agreement for a collaboration between the two Schools’ simulation centers, establishing the University of Virginia Healthcare Simulation Collaborative.
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Community & News

Established in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson. The School of Medicine believes, like Mr. Jefferson, that a free flowing exchange of ideas is best accomplished by having faculty and students living and learning side by side.

Give to the UVA Medical Alumni
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Student activities at the School of Medicine include a broad, diverse range of clubs, courses, and activities which are both part of the curriculum and, extracurricular in nature.
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