Clinical

At the University of Virginia School of Medicine, every discovery we make, every student we teach, and each step we take has the same goal providing better care for patients. We are innovators in offering new treatments to our patients, bringing research breakthroughs to patient care, harnessing new technologies to reach out to underserved populations, and restructuring our clinical approach and facilities to better meet our patients’ needs.

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HIV App Creators Honored as Innovators of the Year

Nearly 600 people in Virginia are using the app, called PositiveLinks. It offers a potent mix of engagement, social interaction and access to care providers.

Coronavirus: Dr. Bill Petri Sorts Facts From Fearmongering

You've seen scary stories about coronavirus in the news. Here's a link to some perspective from a top infectious disease expert.

The FDA has Approved the Artificial Pancreas!

The artificial pancreas automatically regulates blood sugar for people with type 1 diabetes, freeing them from the need to stick their fingers multiple times each day.

You’d Think We’d Have Figured Out Fertilization …

A surprising discovery about fertilization recasts the role of the egg, could help couples struggling with infertility and could open the door for a new male contraceptive.
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Clinician Wellbeing, Efficiency of Practice, Ambulatory Optimization and the Be Wise Approach

Stewart Babbott, MD a UVA Professor in the Department of Medicine researches and writes on clinician well-being.  He is one of the authors in a recent article on physician wellbeing…

Epic Training is Happening Now

Dear Colleagues, Epic Training is Happening Now When you think of Epic Phase 2, are you wondering: Will I be impacted? What’s changing as a result of Epic Phase 2?…

Relationships: Interactions Lead to Better Outcomes

Health care is provided through relationships—one on one interactions between the caregiver and the patient. Our nursing colleagues are focusing on evidence based practices that are known to improve the…

Did you ever wonder why the residents order so many labs?

In a 2016 article in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, Sedrak et al. explore why residents order unnecessary labs in inpatient settings. The study is below. We would love to know your thoughts. Tell us what…