Gastro-Hep Expands Its Services — and Garners Recognition for Clinical Excellence and Community Outreach

Have you been keeping up with the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology‘s recent milestones? The division (“GI”) and its clinical arm, the UVA Digestive Health Center, has been expanding its clinical services and garnering awards for quality of … [Read more...]

Nephrology Chief Mark Okusa Elected President of the American Society of Nephrology

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the world’s largest organization of kidney health professionals, elected Mark D. Okusa, MD, FASN, as the next ASN President. Dr. Okusa officially assumed his role as ASN president during the society’s annual … [Read more...]

Endo’s Robert Carey Played Leading Role in New National Guidelines for Hypertension That Will Impact Millions

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently released revised national guidelines for hypertension that are likely to effect the way millions of patients are diagnosed and treated for the disease. UVA’s Robert Carey, … [Read more...]

Three DOM Specialties Ranked in Top 50 Nationally by U.S. News & World Report

The 2017-18 U.S. News and World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rated UVA Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia, and honored 11 specialties at UVA -- including five in the Department of Medicine -- as among the best in the U.S. This is the … [Read more...]

Two in a Row: DOM Staffers Recognized With U-Team “Member of the Month” Awards

DOM staff members Margaret Kuhlman, a coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency program, and Sarah Creef-Bauger, Endocrinology's Division Administrator, were selected as UTeam Members of the Month -- an award program that recognizes outstanding … [Read more...]

National Awards for CV’s Heart Failure and Heart Attack Care Programs

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the UVA Heart and Vascular Center garnered recognition and awards this month for two of its programs. For working to improve patients’ recovery times and reduce readmissions, the heart failure … [Read more...]

Terry Bennett Receives UVA’s Highest Employee Award

Terry Bennett is the Department of Medicine’s GME Compliance Manager, a job that entails making sure that all of DOM’s education programs — including the largest residency program in the School of Medicine, and 19 subspecialty fellowship training … [Read more...]

James Scheiman, MD, to Join Gastroenterology as Division Chief

Dr. Mitch Rosner, chair of the Department of Medicine, recently announced that James Scheiman, MD, will be joining UVA in October as chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. In an email sent to the department on June 15th, Dr. Rosner … [Read more...]

A Busy Spring for DOM’s WIMN

The Women in Internal Medicine Network (WIMN) group has had a busy spring, including a social event at Kardinal Hall and a Leadership series with talks on negotiation and communication by UVA experts. The group has also sponsored two informal … [Read more...]

DOM Trainees Moss and Holland on “The Evolving Medical Complexity of the Modern Cardiac Intensive Care Unit”

Cardiovascular third-year fellow Travis Moss, MD, and second-year internal medicine resident Eric Holland, MD, published a paper in the April 25th issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that has important implications for how … [Read more...]