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In the News… Dr. Holstege Partners on COVID Study for Students

The University of Virginia is participating in a national COVID-19 study for college students in which participating students will receive the Moderna vaccine. The study is co-directed by Dr. Eric…

In the News… Dr. Hartka Shares About Car Crashes

UVA Health’s Healthy Balance blog featured Dr. Thomas Hartka’s expertise on car crashes in their April article, “Car Crashes: How Safe Driving Can Save Your Life and Others.” An excerpt:…

EM Physicians Recognized for Educational Excellence

UVA School of Medicine's Academy for Excellence in Education has recently reviewed and inducted 42 inaugural members in addition to its existing founding members. Of these members, Emergency Medicine has…

In the News… Dr. Charlton Shares About Hypothermia

UVA Health's Healthy Balance blog featured Dr. Nathan Charlton's expertise on hypothermia in their February article, "Winter Weather Threat: Recognizing Signs & Symptoms of Hypothermia." An excerpt: When we get…

Dr. Webb Receives UVA Health Award

Dr. Leigh Ann Webb, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, is a recipient of the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King University of Virginia Health System Award. This award is given to…

In the News… Dr. Russell “brings a thoughtful approach to medicine.”

UVA Today has recently featured Dr. Robbie Russell's efforts of transitioning from a professional soccer player to an emergency medicine doctor. To read the full article, click here. An excerpt:…

From Faculty Affairs: Dr. Mutter in the Spotlight

The School of Medicine Faculty Affairs and Development office spotlights members of the Academy for Excellence in Education. Recently, they recognized Dr. M. Kathryn Mutter. Below is the interview they…

UVA-Guatemala Initiative SOA Students Receive Funding

UVA Today recently announced that four students participating with our UVA-Guatemala Initiative Summer Opportunities Abroad program have received funding through Community-Based Undergraduate Research Grants (CBURG). CBURG provides valuable funding for…

Drs. Moak and Hartka Receive Awards

Congratulations to Drs. Moak and Hartka for their incredible contributions and achievements! Dr. James Moak is the recipient of this year's Robley Dunglison Award from the School of Medicine.  The Class…

In the News… Dr. Sudhir’s Editorial and Dr. Sochor’s Interview

Dr. Amita Sudhir's editorial regarding COVID 19 precautions has been recently published to Slate.com. To read her article titled, "I’m an ER Doctor. Here’s What I Feel OK Doing as…

Dr. Brady Examines COVID 19-related Cardiovascular Complications

Dr. William Brady has collaborated with colleagues from around the country on a scientific paper that examines COVID 19-related cardiovascular complications. To read more regarding this research, see the following…

Dr. Webb Co-authors COVID 19-themed Children’s Book

UVA physicians, Drs. Ebony Jade Hilton and Leigh-Ann Webb, have published a free children's book, titled "We're Going to Be O.K." The book's aim is to reduce stress and grief…

Pamela Moore Receives Research Award

2020 Richard F. Edlich Medical Student Research Award in Emergency Medicine Pamela Moore, a fourth year medical student and incoming Emergency Medicine Resident here at UVA, is recognized by the…

COVID-19 Updates

The COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic is affecting operations at UVA Health and University of Virginia. Please see the following links for operational information: UVA Health: https://uvahealth.com University of Virginia: https://www.virginia.edu UVA School…

Dr. Perina Receives VACEP Career Achievement Award

Congratulations to Dr. Debra Perina for receiving the 2020 Dr. Forrest D. McCoig Career Achievement Award from the Virginia College of Emergency Physicians! To read more about Dr. Perina's achievements,…

Drs. Charlton and Mutter Receive Awards

UVA School of Medicine's Office of Faculty Affairs and Development has announced award recipients for 2019. Among the winners are two of our own faculty members. Nathan Charlton, MD received…

Our New ED is Open!

Yesterday, a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Emergency Department was held in the lobby of the new hospital expansion building. Early this morning, the new ED officially opened to…

New Emergency Department Opening October 15, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hc88HUmS7v4   Our new Emergency Department opens to the public in less than 2 weeks and we are diligently working behind the scenes to prepare this exciting new space. The…

Daniel Griffith, EM Operations Manager, Wins Award

Eleven recipients received the 2019 Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contributor Award for their excellent service and it is the highest award given to staff at the University. Daniel Griffith, Operations…

Dr. O’Connor is an Outstanding Contributor to EMS

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has awarded our Department Chair, Dr. Robert O'Connor, with the 2019 Award for Outstanding Contribution in EMS. This award is given to those who…