The UVA School of Medicine was 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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Admissions to the School of Medicine

As a student at the UVA School of Medicine, you will join a supportive, learner-focused environment. You will be a member of one of four colleges, each of which has a college dean.

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MD Curriculum

The University of Virginia School of Medicine strives to attract, motivate and guide a talented and diverse student body on their journey to becoming tomorrow’s healthcare leaders.

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The Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs supports students during medical school and into their careers. Providing personal, academic, and professional guidance for their students throughout all four years of the MD program.

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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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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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