Living in Charlottesville

Living in Charlottesville

Charlottesville is a small, vibrant city settled in the foothills of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. The city and surrounding area host a wide array of scenic, cultural, historical, and recreational activities. The naturally beautiful region boasts an educated workforce, strong school systems, excellent health care, and affordable, high-quality living. Our Heme/Onc fellows enjoy many outdoor recreational activities including nearby hiking and skiing. There are numerous local restaurants to enjoy. Fellows frequently get together at the Cville Downtown Mall, which hosts a weekly summer concert series called “Fridays After Five” and a robust farmer’s market on Saturdays. Fellows also enjoy weekend trips to many nearby family and pet-friendly wineries and breweries.

Charlottesville is consistently recognized and ranked highly for its livability and local amenities. The city has enjoyed rankings as #1 City in America” (Frommer’s), “Best Place to Live Among Small Cities” (Money magazine), “Top Ten Cities That Have It All” (A&E TV), “40 Best College Towns…” (Outside), “Healthiest Place to Live” (Kiplinger), “Hottest for Fitness” (Newsweek), and “Best Place to Raise a Family” (Readers’ Digest).