Community

At the University of Virginia School of Medicine we strive to be our local community’s provider of choice for its healthcare needs, a national leader in quality, patient safety, service, and compassionate care, the leading provider of technologically-advanced, ground-breaking care throughout Virginia and leader in training students and faculty in providing health care free of disparity. All this while building on Mr. Jefferson's idea, that a free flowing exchange of ideas is best accomplished by having faculty and students living and learning side by side.

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Patient-Student Partnership's a Win-Win

The UVA Health System’s Patient-Student Partnership allows medical students to establish deeper relationships with patients and gives them a real-world context to their academic experiences.
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Learning Communities Enhance Life & Learning for Students

Eight years ago, we instituted a new curriculum for the School of Medicine (SOM). With that, we also created learning communities, longitudinal-support, mentoring and curricular structures to help our students be successful. The four learning communities, called Colleges (Dunglison, Hunter, Pinn, Reed), each have their own Dean.
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Recognized Nationally for Diversity & Inclusion Efforts

For the seventh consecutive year, UVA School of Medicine has received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, which covers diversity in higher education.
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Latest School News

Biocomplexity Institute Wins $10M Grant To Thwart Future Pandemics

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, researchers at the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute have won a new $10 million, five-year collaborative “Expeditions in Computing” grant from the…

UVA Health Independently Develops New COVID-19 Tests

Thanks to a determined, whirlwind effort on the part of a team of physicians and collaboration and support from across the University of Virginia community, UVA Health now is now…

Six Residents Receive Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

(Above, left to right: Rebecca Haug, Emily Richardson, Sarah Podwicka, Mallory Abney, Joshua Reyes, and Delaney Carpenter. | Photo by Coe Sweet.) The Arnold P. Gold Foundation recently awarded its…

Q&A: What’s Next for Coronavirus, How to Avoid it, and Will There Be a Vaccine?

Dr. William Petri specializes in biotechnology, immunology and infectious diseases. (Photo by Dan Addison, University Communications) As the new coronavirus, known in shorthand as COVID-19, continues to spread around the…

Michaels Honored With Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

Alex Michaels, MD Congratulations to Alex Michaels, MD, Chief Resident in General Surgery, who was recently received the Outstanding Resident Teacher Award from the Association of Surgical Education (ASE). The…
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Charlottesville and University Accolades

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Image: Excellence in Diversity award 2018 Top Colleges for Diversity

For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a national award for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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2018 Most Promising Medical Advances

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