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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More Fascinating Findings From 2020

It's been a big year for medical research at the School of Medicine. Here's a small sampling of some of the awesome work our folks are doing.

Today We Began COVID-19 Vaccinations

“I want you to see me in real time as I undergo this process and as my body adapts to having this medicine injected into my arm,” Dr. Ebony Jade…

COVID-19 Therapies We’re Testing

Here's an article I think you'll enjoy on four COVID-19 therapies that are being tested in clinical trials here at UVA Health.

Big Brain Discoveries From 2020

As we approach the end of the year, it seems like a good time to look back at some our major discoveries of 2020. Here are some involving the brain…

Stopping Breast Cancer’s Spread and Making It More Treatable

The researchers hope to prevent or significantly delay metastasis of triple-negative breast cancer and also lower its defenses against chemotherapy.
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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…