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.


Education Programs in the Department of Medicine

With over 300 faculty members Medical Students, Residents and Fellows are offered a large portfolio of options.

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Dr Amy Mathers COVID19 testing Reuters Special Report

UVA Leader in COVID-19 Testing

Doctors at the University of Virginia Medical Center wanted to test patients who may be infected by the novel coronavirus. First, they had to overcome obstacles that set them back weeks
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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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A UVA Doctor Reflects on Her Work With NASA

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly came home from a yearlong stay on the International Space Station, and a young physician-scientist, Francine Garrett-Bakelman MD, PhD, was waiting anxiously. She had important work to do and only one shot to do it.
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Department of Medicine Twitter Follow Us »

Wastewater testing is effective at ID'ing new cases of #covid19 in nursing homes and other congregate living settings, and it may be particularly useful for preventing outbreaks in college dorms, a new study finds. @UVAEngineers @UVA_Pathology

Congratulations to CV Division faculty member Angela Taylor MD @SempreRossa for her promotion to Professor of Medicine. @uvahealthnews @UVACardsFellows @ChrisKramerMD @UvaDOM @Pamela_K_1 @salernomdphd @mikevalentineMD @ToddVillinesMD @JamiesonBourque @MichaelRagosta

Congratulations to @RajkumarVenkat9 a talented postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of @rahulsharma_USA for winning the Shyr-Te-Ju Award for 2021. This award is given to the best immunology presentation at @UvaDOM Research Day. @UVAneph @MarkOkusa

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The Department of Medicine is essential in shaping the next generation of physicians, medical researchers and healthcare leaders at UVA and beyond. Your gift can help support our vital mission.