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The University of Virginia School of Medicine has a long tradition of excellence in a highly collaborative atmosphere. We find innovative ways to improve health by resting on the firmest of foundations: the pyramid of education, research, patient care, and service to the community. The structure is so strong because each part of the pyramid contributes to the other: we teach students in the health professions at all levels—including our colleagues—and at the same time learn from all of them, making patient care better; we advance knowledge through research at the fundamental level and translate that research for the benefit of our patients; we treat each of our patients with compassion and respect; and not only make the community healthier, we also serve as volunteers and advisers to the Commonwealth and the nation.

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Lee Ritterband, PhD

Extra Shut-Eye: 2019 Innovator of the Year Aims to Cure Insomnia

Our Lee Ritterband, who created the anti-insomnia program SHUTi, has been named 2019’s Innovator of the Year by UVA’s Licensing & Ventures Group.
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School of Medicine: 2018-19 Promotion & Tenure

Please join us in celebrating the newly promoted/tenured faculty in the UVA School of Medicine. Congratulations on their hard work and excellence!
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Dr. Thomas L’Ecuyer (left) and Dr. James Gangemi. Photo by Jackson Smith.

For This Pediatric Duo, It’s All About the Team

At the core of this team is an immense feeling of ownership and responsibility, an understanding that, in a sense, the young people they’re caring for are their own. And the elation they experience when the child pulls through—Gangemi and L’Ecuyer say that language simply doesn’t do it justice.
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The School of Medicine Has GRIT!

(l-r) Evan Brown, GRIT Council (Biology); Darius Carter, GRIT Co-President (SEAS); Beverly Miller, GRIT Council (SEAS); Brittany Martinez, GRIT Co-President (BIMS), and Catherine Robertson, GRIT Council (BIMS). The School of Medicine’s…

Highlights: November MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on November 12, 2019, 4-5 p.m., in the Medical Education Building studio. Here are highlights from that meeting: Opening Comments David…

Summer Research Internship Program Accepting Applications for Its 2020 Session

Summer Research Internship Program, Class of 2019 Expected to be as competitive and in demand as ever, the School of Medicine’s Summer Research Internship Program (SRIP) is now accepting applications…

Connecting to the Waiting Patient: Continuing MedEd Makes Valuable Process Improvements

The primary goal of the School of Medicine Dean’s Office is to make sure that our efforts enable the School’s tri-partite mission of education, research, and clinical care, and benefit the “waiting”…

Highlights: October MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on October 8, 2019, 4-5 p.m., in the Medical Education Building studio. Here are highlights from that meeting: Opening Comments Chris…
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CIC Seminar Series - Eva Frickel, PhD, Group Leader, Frances Crick Institute, Title: "Immune-mediated control of Toxoplasma in human cells"

[Pinn Hall 1-17] CIC Seminar Series - Eva Frickel, PhD, Group Leader, Frances Crick Institute, Title: "Immune-mediated control of Toxoplasma in human cells"
Nov
18

CIC Research in Progress: Robin Lindsay "NK cells effect on T cell presence and function within the early tumor microenvironment"

[MR6, 3rd Floor, Room 3501] Robin Lindsay, PhD (Research Associate) Engelhard Lab Title "NK cells effect on T cell presence and function within the early tumor microenvironment" Research-in-Progress (RIP) is…
Nov
20

MIC Seminar: Derek Walsh, PhD

[Pinn Hall 1-17] Derek Walsh, PhD Associate Professor in Microbiology-Immunology Department of Microbiology-Immunology Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Host: Anna Cliffe, PhD
Nov
20

"The Role of Mitochondrial ROS Production in Health and Disease"-2019 Joseph Larner Memorial Lecture in Pharmacology by Michael Murphy, PhD

[PHCC Auditorioum 1st floor Pinn Hall] A lectureship was established to honor the memory of Joseph Larner, who served as Professor and Chair of the Pharmacology Department for many years.…
Nov
21

Newborn Care Class

[University Hospital ] Prepare for the arrival of your little one! We will cover newborn behavior, sleep patterns and how to calm a fussy baby. Care in the hospital, and…
Nov
21

CCPH (Cancer Center Population Health) Symposium - 9:00am - 2:00pm

[Leonard Sandridge Auditorium] Different speakers assigned at different times - lunch will be provided
Nov
22