Investigators & Trainees


In addition to what is offered in this section, please be sure to see Education for all researchers. This section includes IRB education, required CITI training, and other online training opportunities, such as the IRB Learning Shots.  These Learning Shots provide focused, succinct, information on various subjects relevant to both Coordinators and Investigators.

Faculty Development Program

The School of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development is committed to facilitating the success and academic advancement of our faculty.  They offer many opportunities and services to guide and support you on your successful journey with the UVA School of Medicine. During your first year, we strongly recommend that all new faculty attend our full-day Orientation Session, as well as other Faculty Leadership Program Sessions which are of interest to you.

Continuing Medical Education

UVA’s Continuing Medical Education Office offers educational activities that are designed to meet the learning needs of practicing physicians and the delivery of quality patient care.  These educational activities are developed in accordance with identified needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals.  Please visit their website or their activities calendar.

Graduate Medical Education - Trainees

The University of Virginia is committed to establishing and maintaining high quality Graduate Medical Education training programs. The Medical Center and School of Medicine provide the diverse patient population, dedicated faculty, excellent clinical and basic science departments, and nationally recognized research programs required to create an environment optimal for learning and for the development of future leaders in the art and science of medicine.

Faculty Research Retreat

The SOM Faculty Research Retreat is held every three to four years, in Charlottesville.  The goal of the retreat is for investigators to meet and engage their colleagues from other departments and schools; to share research interests, expertise, research programs, and to establish new collaborations.

Here is a sample retreat program, from February 2020.
To sign up for future retreats, check the research at the School of Medicine home page.