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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Better Understanding Autism in Girls

Why are four times more boys diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorders than girls? Our Kevin Pelphrey, an internationally recognized autism exert, is leading an ambitious effort to find out, and he…

SIDS: A Q&A With a Top Expert

"Parents should be informed about this and read up on [the] guidelines before they have their babies so they can be prepared to get cribs and other items they need.…

The Results of the Landmark SHINE Stroke Study

The finding of a major study led by UVA will affect how doctors treat ischemic strokes, which make up 87% of all strokes.

Microbe ‘Microbreweries’ to Improve Our Health

Everyone knows about microbreweries that create craft beer. But what about microbreweries to improve our health? One of our young scientists is making it possible.
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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…