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 โ€“ 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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As our country commemorates the end of slavery in the United States this Juneteenth, join Jessica Harris '19 on a tour of UVA's Memorial to Enslaved Laborers, a project completed in 2020 to serve as a space of reflection and healing on Grounds.

Today we celebrate #Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States and our country's second Independence Day. More about some of the ways we honor Juneteenth at @UVA and @UVAHealthNews in my new article:

Training healthcare providers of the future is one of our four missions. Learn more about new graduates of the School of Medicine: | #UVA #UVASchoolOfMedicine #MedicalSchool #becomeadoctor

This past weekend at Final Exercises, Dean Melina Kibbe conferred degrees for the UVA School of Medicine's Class of 2022. Her leadership has been extraordinary and we're so proud of the graduates heading onward to further the field of medicine! @MedicineUVA @DeanMKibbe @uva

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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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