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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Understanding Hearing Sensitivity

Two of our neuroscience researchers have made a surprising discovery about how people, and other mammals, have such amazing hearing sensitivity.

In the Victory Over Polio, Hope for COVID-19

The victory over polio should give us hope in the battle against COVID-19, two of our researchers say in a timely new editorial.

Trial Tests OCD Med to Fight COVID-19

Our Alban Gaultier, PhD, found last year that the drug can reduce the production of cytokines, which flood the body when the immune system spirals out of control.

Using Sound to Open the Brain to New Treatments

Amazing new focused ultrasound research speaks to the potential of sound waves to allow us to administer treatments to the brain in a way never before 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…