Department of Medicine

Our department is made up of more than 290 faculty members, 100 residents-in-training, 89 clinical and postdoctoral fellows, and approximately 270 staff employees.

The department strives to provide excellent patient care, educate the next generation of clinicians and healthcare leaders, and promote cutting-edge biomedical research.



Statement from Chair and Mission & Values

UVA strives to provide compassionate patient care of the highest quality, and translate new knowledge into meaningful improvements in healthcare outcomes.

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Congratulations SMD19, on a Successful Match Day!

On Friday, March 15, the UVA School of Medicine’s Class of 2019 learned where they will continue their training as residents at hospitals across the country, including UVA Medical Center.
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The Department of Medicine Winner Mulholland Award

The Department of Medicine again selected by UVA medical students as the winner of the Mulholland Award.
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Education: The Carey-Marshall-Thorner Research and Scholars Day 2019

Kodak electrical engineer Steven Sasson, who created a device that would become the first hand-held digital camera, was this year's Research and Scholar's Day speaker.
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International Outreach

Bryan Sauer, MD In April, Dr. Bryan Sauer led a UVA Medical Team to Guatemala to provide treatment to the people there. As a result, dozens of people in Guatemala…

UVA’S Endoscopy Units Receive Top Honors

Both of UVA’s endoscopy units were acknowledged by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) in their Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program designed to identify units that are committed to delivering…

Notable Achievements – July 2019

Congratulations to Dr Kambiz Kalantari who is one of two winners of the 2019 American Society of Nephrology’s (ASN) Mid-Career Distinguished Educator Award. This award honors individuals who have made…

Message from the Chair – July 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter

Welcome to Summer! As the academic year ends, it is time to celebrate the multiple achievements in the Department of Medicine across all of our missions. In this edition of…

Message From Dr. James Scheiman – Division Chief Gastronenterology

James Scheiman, MD I am very excited to share with you many of our enhancements to clinical care, research, and education. It is hard to believe that nearly a year…

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