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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STAT Madness: The Outcome

We didn't win, but it was a darn good showing.

Rescuing Billion-Dollar Treatments for Solid Tumors

Our Jogender Tushir-Singh, PhD, has discovered why promising treatments for solid tumors failed in clinical trials, and that has the potential to revive these billion-dollar disappointments.

We Made It to the Final Four, But We Need Your Vote!

The good news: We made it into the Final Four of STAT Madness. The bad news: Our new opponent has an alarming lead.

We Made It Into Round 2 of STAT Madness

We got 64% of the vote -- your votes -- in our first round matchup with The Rockefeller University. But we still need your support!

Our Glioblastoma Discovery Is Up for Biomedical Advance of the Year!

One of our discoveries has again made it into STAT Madness, an annual competition to determine the year's biggest biomedical advance. And your vote will help decide the winner.

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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…