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.

Explore the Clinical Mission at UVA

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Using Virtual Reality to Make New Treatments Real Reality

Our Ziv Haskal, MD, is using virtual reality to make the latest medical advances available to patients more quickly.

What a Memory Looks Like Inside Your Brain

The NIH Director's Blog has a fascinating post show what a memory looks like stored inside the brain. I'll give you a link and tell you a little about the…

Interesting Video on Salt Sensitivity With Our Robin Felder

Believe it or not, some people actually need more salt than they eat.

Treating Babies Suffering Seizures Gave This Doc a Special Mission

Dr. Jennifer Burnsed is seeking to understand how the seizures affect the brain, and why they can lead to behavioral and learning problems years down the line.
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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…