Family Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Family Medicine offers primary care for patients of all ages. UVA doctors are board certified in Family Medicine and have advanced training in women’s health, sports medicine and geriatrics.

In addition, our department has a tradition of excellence in medical education, and we offer medical students a variety of exciting programs. We also offer a Family Medicine Residency Program and a Sports Medicine Fellowship.

Our principle mission is to help students learn how to be caring, competent physicians, through involvement in all levels of the curriculum.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

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We Offer Telemedicine Visits

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UVA House Call: Dr. Joseph Tan

Listen to UVA Family Medicine's Dr. Joey Tan talking about Mental Health Awareness Week on NBC 29’s 'UVA House Call' which aired on October 9th, 2019.

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Nervousness and anxiety expected as new school year approaches: Dr. Claudia Allen

Check out UVA Family Medicine's Dr. Claudia Allen discuss ways to manage anxiety in children returning to school on NBC 29 News! Aired on August, 2, 2021.

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Kate DeGeorge

Dr. Katharine DeGeorge Recognized as Future Leader in Family Medicine

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) selected Katharine (Kate) DeGeorge, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, as one of 10 New Faculty Scholars in 2019.

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Sports medicine

Sports Medicine and Faculty Development Fellowships

UVA offers the Sports Medicine Fellowship and the Faculty Development Fellowship.

Fellowship Opportunities


Check Out the New Little Free Library in the International Family Medicine Clinic

Little Free Library is a national book-sharing movement that encourages literacy and sharing. If you need a book, take one. If you have a book, leave one. Team members in the International Family Medicine Clinic have brought this idea to UVA Health so that we may better serve our patients for whom English is not their first language.

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Residency and Fellowship Applications

The University of Virginia Family Medicine residency program offers a well-balanced, varied curriculum, where professional development goes along with personal growth.