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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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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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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Thank You for Making UVA Children’s No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Virginia!

Today, U.S. News & World Report released its 2021-22 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide. I am happy to report that UVA Children’s is ranked No. 1 in Virginia. This is the…

All-Star Panel to Analyze Racism Against Asian-American Healthcare Providers in Webex Lecture on June 16

Increased recognition of bias against Asian-Americans has further focused Americans on current issues of racism and bias. Beyond considering how such bias may impact their patients’ care, healthcare providers themselves can…

Kibbe Named Dean of UVA’s School of Medicine

Melina R. Kibbe, MD (Photo: Jeyhoun Paul Allebaugh, UNC-Chapel Hill) The University of Virginia has named pioneering physician leader Melina R. Kibbe, MD, as 17th dean of the UVA School…

On Display: Social Issues in Medicine Posters

Since 2006, the Social Issues in Medicine Course (SIM) has been a required course in the School of Medicine for all first-year medical students, informing them on the social determinants…

Congratulations, Chairs and Inaugural Committee Members of The Academy for Excellence in Education!

The Academy for Excellence in Education aims to build an inclusive learning community of educators across the biomedical sciences and UVA Health to foster and honor educational excellence at the…

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Dissertation Defense: "Computational and Chemical Proteomic Strategies for Deconvoluting Inhibitor and Drug Mode of Action" by Adam Borne, Pharmacology PhD Candidate

[Zoom] Dissertation Defense by Adam Borne Advisor: Ken Hsu, PHD Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 955 8673 2226 Passcode: 982600

Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation and Living Donation Conference

[Virtual] Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Conference, June 24

CANCELLED - GI Translational Research Meeting

[Zoom Meeting] Presenter/Presentation: TBA

Go Girls! Fitness Support Group

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