in the Department of Medicine
Welcome! Fellowship programs at UVA’s Department of Medicine offer an array of subspecialty clinical and postdoc training opportunities. Approximately 100 fellows are enrolled in eleven subspecialty and seven advanced subspecialty programs, which are accredited by the ACGME or by the subspecialty’s own governing body.
We invite you to explore our fellowship programs through the links below. Each site contains program-specific information about application procedures, clinical training, and research and training grant opportunities. Feel free to contact the program director or fellowship coordinator with your questions.
Subspecialty Training Programs:
DOM Fellowship Programs:
The goal of subspecialty training at the UVA Department of Medicine is to provide fellows with the tools to be successful clinicians, researchers and teachers and excel in their chosen professional setting, whether academic medicine or private practice. Upon program completion, Department of Medicine trainees are expected to represent the best in clinical acumen, patient care, research initiative, and professionalism.
The Department of Medicine oversees all its subspecialty fellowship programs to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), and with UVA School of Medicine’s Graduate Medical Education Committee.
The diverse patient population seen at UVA Medical Center contributes to the challenging clinical experiences here. An outstanding faculty dedicated to teaching, along with sophisticated research facilities, NIH training grant opportunities, and individually tailored academic pathways, make the fellowship experience at UVA professionally exciting and personally rewarding.
For information about a specific subspecialty training program, please contact the fellowship director or coordinator for the program of interest.
Each year, following the general Graduate Medical Education orientation, the Department of Medicine hosts a gathering for its incoming fellows, who attend with their program coordinators. This provides an opportunity to:
The "Fellowship Focus" lecture series provides information and guidance on a variety of issues, and fulfills specific ACGME requirements. Topics covered include:
Graduate Medical Education at UVA (external link)
- Allergy & Immunology
Educates fellows in the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with asthma, allergic and immunologic diseases of the respiratory tract and skin. Fellows are mentored by a superb faculty and have extensive research opportunities supported by advanced laboratory services. The UVA allergy clinic offers comprehensive allergen immunotherapy, which in turn exposes fellows to a broad range of patients and cases. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Cardiovascular Disease(Basic fellowship)
Prepares physicians to become accomplished subspecialists in cardiovascular disease through highly innovative research and clinical assignments; also offers experiences in advanced disciplines based on fellows’ preferences. Contact fellowship coordinator.
Advanced CV fellowships:
- Cardiac Valve
Offers advanced fellowship training to cardiologists and surgeons in diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for cardiac valve disease. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Cardiovascular Imaging
For graduates of three-year cardiology fellowship programs, offers a two-year, NIH-sponsored cardiovascular imaging research experience aimed at training the next generation of academic cardiovascular imagers. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Provides extensive experience in all areas of electrophysiology, with exposure to a wide variety of patients and arrhythmias. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Heart Failure and Transplant
Provides training in the care of complex cardiac patients, including outpatient and inpatient management, diagnostic testing, treatment role of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) and of cardiac resynchronization therapy, and other topics and treatment modalities. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Interventional Cardiology
Concentrated focus on developing strong cardiac catheterization technical skills, cultivating a deep knowledge base, and broad experience in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Vascular Medicine
Provides training in the care and management of complex vascular patients. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Prepares fellows for a range of career paths by providing a firm grounding in the fundamentals of endocrine research and clinical practice. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Offers individualized and flexible training paths that allow fellows to pursue their passions and special interests. Fellows have gone on to highly successful careers in academic medicine and private practice. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Geriatric Medicine
The program’s clinical focus, and emphasis in fellowship training, is to limit disability and disease and promote independence as aging occurs, and help older adults achieve the highest possible level of physical and functional well-being. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Hematology & Oncology
Training emphasizes critical thinking and self-education in the detection, assessment, and management of hematology/oncology disorders. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Provides fellows with the knowledge and skills necessary to care for patients and their families who face life-threatening or life-limiting illnesses. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Infectious Diseases
Provides superb training in clinical infectious diseases with world-class faculty, with the express goal of producing the next generation of physician-scientists. Contact fellowship coordinator.
Aims to produce physician-leaders in academic nephrology who are equipped to succeed as clinicians and researchers (whether in clinical or basic science research), and are inculcated with habits of life-long learning. Contact fellowship coordinator.
- Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Fellows are equipped with the clinical and investigative skills and knowledge to become outstanding pulmonary specialists and to pursue exemplary careers, whether in academic medicine or local community practices, with an emphasis on compassionate care and service. Contact fellowship coordinator.
Trains the next generation of Rheumatologists with excellent opportunities to excel at working in a variety of clinical, teaching and biomedical research settings and to possess the skills of life-long learning. Contact fellowship coordinator.
The Department of Medicine has approximately 90 clinical and postdoctoral fellows in its ten divisions in any given year.
To see lists of current fellows by subspecialty, click on the links below:
- Asthma, Allergy & Immunology
- Cardiovascular Medicine:
- Endocrinology & Metabolism
- Gastroenterology & Hepatology
- Geriatric Medicine (GGPHM)
- Hospice & Palliative Medicine (GGPHM)
- Infectious Diseases & International Health:
- Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
The UVA Department of Medicine thanks you for taking time to review the fellowship programs we offer. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
For information about a particular subspecialty program, including how to apply, please contact the fellowship coordinator or director for the specific program of interest.
|Brian S. Uthlaut, M.D.|
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine Programs Director
Director of Education