About the School

The UVA School of Medicine is a nurturing, close-knit learning community that balances a distinguished history with modern, inclusive, and diverse initiatives. Our faculty and students are dedicated to making positive contributions within the medical profession and the communities they serve.

Learn more about the School of Medicine within the sections below.

Life at UVA School of Medicine

One campus. Two locations: Charlottesville and Northern Virginia. Students at UVA School of Medicine can expect an enriching experience regardless of which location they choose. Both campuses offer unique experiences working with faculty, students and patients in two distinct locations.

Facts & Figures

UVA School of Medicine truly is a sum of parts. Explore some of the interesting facts and figures which help comprise the UVA School of Medicine.

Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development supports University of Virginia School of Medicine faculty throughout their careers in their work as teachers, investigators, and patient care providers.

LCME Accreditation

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit medical schools in the United States and Canada. It has joint oversight by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Medical Association (AMA) but is an independent organization.

Alumni Association

The University of Virginia Medical Alumni Association is dedicated to enhancing the experience of students, house staff, alumni and faculty of the UVA School of Medicine by creating opportunities for mentoring, networking, scholarship and philanthropy.

Policies & Guidelines

Reference the policies and guidelines which help structure UVA School of Medicine as a whole.