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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…

In the News… Dr. Mutter Wins 2019 MESA Award

Dr. M. Kathryn Mutter is a winner of the 2019 Medical Educational Scholarship Award (MESA), from the Southern Group of Education Affairs (SGEA), for her presentation entitled, "Clinical Reasoning and…

In the News… Emergency Medicine Physicians Receive ABEM Award

From UVA's Department of Emergency, Drs. Robert O'Connor and Debra Perina were recent recipients of American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) oral examiners awards. Dr. O'Connor is Professor and Chair…

Adam Schefkind, MD Receives Research Award

Dr. Richard F. Edlich was a very distinguished educator, physician, and healthcare champion. He contributed to the development of the UVA Burn and Would Healing Center, the North Fork Research…

In the News… Dr. Webb recognized for professional achievements

Dr. Webb, a triple Hoo and Emergency Medicine faculty member, is receiving recognition for pursuing educational and professional goals. She earned a third degree, an executive MBA from Darden, and…

In the News: UVA-GI Provides Ultrasound & EMR to Totonicapán Hospital

The UVA-Guatemala Initiative works to bring medical technology and education to Guatemala by collaborating with local healthcare providers. UVA Connect recently covered UVA-GI's work with Totonicapán Hospital. The full article…

Be a Local Hero: EMCERT educates the community

EMCERT (Emergency Medicine Center for Education, Research and Technology) was founded in 2000 to support the Department of Emergency Medicine’s efforts in research, education and the use technology to improve…

Dr. Amita Sudhir recognized for her Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Amita Sudhir has been awarded the University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching.  The criteria for the candidates is that they must have the "[c]haracteristics that may exemplify…

Dr. Theresa Schlager: First to Receive Professor Emeritus

We wanted to take a moment out of our day to recognize the achievements of Dr. Theresa Schlager. She provided 31 years of dedicated service to the University of Virginia…

In the News… Empathic Design receives “3 Cavaliers” Grant

In the current issue of the ASPIRE newsletter, two Emergency Medicine faculty members, Drs. Trowbridge and Mutter, along with Elgin Cleckley from the School of Architecture and Beth Quatrara from…

UVA-Guatemala Initiative in the News…

In the article, published on the UVA School of Medicine News Blog, Dr. David Burt and Lydia Witman, MLIS, are featured  about the work, projects, and development of the UVA -…

Dr. O’Connor Helps the CDC Develop New Guidelines for Pediatric mTBI

Our department chair, Dr. Robert E. O'Connor, is being recognized for his co-authorship of new CDC guidelines published Tuesday, the Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children. For those with…

Mary Bacon, MD Receives Research Award

2018 Richard F. Edlich Medical Student Research Award in Emergency Medicine Dr. Richard F. Edlich was a very distinguished educator, physician, and healthcare champion. He contributed to the development of…

Dr. Hartka joins the second class of THRIV Scholars

The Translational Heath Research Institute of Virginia (THRIV) has welcomed its second class for the THRIV Scholars Program. The program's curriculum offers an interdisciplinary approach to furthering the education and…

UVA Health System Earns Awards for Heart Attack Care

UVA Health System's interdisciplinary heart attack team is comprised of the Heart and Vascular Center, Emergency Department and Pharmacy. Through their collaborative efforts, UVA Health System has received three national…

Congratulations to our Residents

Congratulations to our residents who recently graduated!   Photos were taken beside the Rotunda. Featured resident doctors: Kaitlin "Katie" Brill, Tyson Hickle, Saher Iftikhar, Marissa Kopatic, Raymond "Ray" Oldham, Kathleen…

Dr. Hartka Pursues Excellence in Medical Education

Thomas Hartka, MD, has received the Certificate of Commitment to Faculty Development in Medical Education after attending 10 workshops relating to medical education over a two-year period. The completion of this…

School of Medicine 2018 Graduation

Congratulations to our Emergency Medicine students!   Photos courtesy of the School of Medicine's Dean's Office Blog. Taken by Mary Hall. Visit the Dean's Office Blog for more photos and…

Emergency Medicine participates in ACEP’s Lobby Day

Faculty, residents and alumni from the UVA Department of Emergency Medicine, along with SOM medical students, participated in ACEP's Lobby Day on May 22, 2018 at Capitol Hill.