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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Using Crazy Quantum Physics to Advance Medicine

Stefan Bekiranov, PhD, is putting quantum physics to work today to improve tomorrow’s medical research.

Discovered: The Oncogene That Causes Glioblastoma

The oncogene (a cancer-causing gene) could be glioblastoma's "Achilles' heel" because the tumor cells need it to survive.

Tiny Bubbles to Kill Glioblastoma Tumor Cells

The approach causes tiny bubbles to form inside the cancer cells, killing them.

Exercise Helps Prevent Vision Loss

Our Bradley Gelfand, PhD, has found what he believes is the first experimental evidence that exercise can slow or prevent macular degeneration.
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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…