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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A Simple Way to Prevent Diabetes Amputations

People with diabetes who attended the free annual wellness visit covered by Medicare were at substantially reduced risk for amputations, new research shows.

A $75 Million Investment in the Brain

UVA has announced a major investment in brain research that will bring together experts in many disciplines.

Protecting Our Troops From Traumatic Brain Injury

Our James R. Stone, MD, is part of a research team that is studying the brain inflammation triggered by exposure to blast shock waves.

How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

Our Dr. Mark Russell, a skin cancer expert, has some helpful summertime advice.

The World’s 1st Focused Ultrasound Cancer Immunotherapy Center

This could transform cancer care for the 21st century.

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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…