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.

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University of Virginia School of Medicine 2019 White Coat Ceremony

August 16, 2019, the School of Medicine welcomed the 156 students of the Class of 2023 to the University of Virginia at the 2019 White Coat Ceremony and Convocation.
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Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Are Yielding Positive Results

In the past year, we have made strides in increasing diversity and providing a more inclusive environment for faculty, residents, staff, and students at the School of Medicine.
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Foundations in Clinical Medicine: Launched and Successful

After years of preparation, the Foundations in Clinical Medicine (FCM) course has successfully completed its inaugural year as part of the UVA School of Medicine curriculum. It’s gratifying to know that FCM has been well-received by both faculty and students.
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News: Bystanders Can Help More Cardiac Arrest Victims Survive | Only 8% of Americans survive cardiac arrest outside a hospital, but that percentage could increase significantly... | Read more: | #uva #uvahealth #uvaschoolofmedicine

Join us live for our Lights of Love ceremony today at 3 p.m.! A UVA Children's patient will be lighting our lobby tree to spread some holiday cheer.

Please join me in giving a big Wahoo welcome to Dr. K. Craig Kent, our new executive vice president for health affairs, starting Feb. 1, 2020. @uvahealthnews

News: Major Epilepsy Study Offers Much-Needed Answers On 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs | | #UVA #UVAHealth #UVASchoolofMedicine #Epilepsy

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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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Diversity Award

For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a national award for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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CTSA designation provides access to funding opportunities and resources for translational research teams across Virginia.

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