The tenth medical school to open in the United States, it has been part of the University of Virginia since the University's establishment in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson. The school's facilities are on the University of Virginia Grounds adjacent to the historic Academical Village, and it shares a close association with the University of Virginia Health System.

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New Inova Campus in Northern Virginia

The UVA School of Medicine – Inova Campus in Northern Virginia. has established a regional campus providing opportunities for 72 students (36 per class) to complete their 3rd and 4th years in Northern Virginia. (Video Transcript Link)

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UVA Medical Student Profile

Hear from Tom Albert, a graduating fourth year medical student, about his experience attending medical school at the University of Virginia and living in the Charlottesville community.
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Diversity and Inclusion at UVA

At the UVA School of Medicine, we are committed to ensure that diversity is more than just a buzzword, and that our culture and community actually reflect the values of inclusion and fairness. We strive to foster a sense of community that values and takes advantage of our differences and our similarities.
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Foundations in Clinical Medicine

FCM is a four-year, longitudinal course led by physician coaches and non-physician co-mentors. FCM1 spans the first 18 months of medical school and covers physical diagnosis, history taking, clinical reasoning, professional identity formation, and well-being practices.
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It’s a beautiful day to visit Guitar Pick Park. Located behind the SHW building, this green space is the perfect place to hang out with friends and enjoy the sunshine. ☀️

We couldn’t do it without each and every one of our team members. Your hard work — every shift, test result, discharged patient — doesn’t go unnoticed. We’re proud to have YOU helping our patients and community be better. #UVAHealth

Read our interview with @DeanMKibbe of @MedicineUVA in the Spring 2022 issue of Virginia Medicine, available online now:

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MD Program Quick Stats

Learn more about the University of Virginia School of Medicine statistics for class size, number of interviews and more.

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Insight Health HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Award 2021

For the 10th consecutive year, the UVA School of Medicine has earned the national Excellence in Diversity Award!

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New Vaccine Approach

UVA researcher Steven L. Zeichner, MD, PhD, has helped develop a promising new coronavirus vaccine that could offer broad protection against existing and future strains of COVID-19 -- and against other coronaviruses as well.

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