image_front-page_adjustedAt the University of Virginia School of Medicine our primary purpose is to educate and train physicians to help people achieve healthy productive lives and advance knowledge in the medical sciences.

At the heart of medical education at UVA are the core values of:

Attracting, motivating and guiding outstanding people by nurturing the dreams of those embarking on a career in medicine,
Engaging the creative abilities of people to generate new knowledge and improve the quality of life, and…
Fostering excellence in medical education by blending compassion, technical ability and thirst for knowledge.