Message From The Chair: Our Education Mission By James P. Nataro, MD PhD MBA

With the recent visit of the LCME to the University of Virginia School of Medicine, it is a good time to focus on our education mission. I was personally proud to meet with the LCME site visitors, and proud to talk about the great education programs we have here at UVA. Education is important to all of us because by imparting our knowledge and … Read More


Let Your Voice Be Heard By Jonathan Swanson, MD, MSc

Have an idea? Don’t know whom to tell? Or, do you have an issue that you cannot figure out who to bring it to for solving? The Children’s Hospital has a representative on nearly every major Medical Center committee. In addition, the Children’s Hospital also has its own committees to bring issues to light. Finally, every unit and clinic has their … Read More


November Quality Corner By Jonathan Swanson, MD, MSc

Welcome to Steve Simmers! My name is Stephen Simmers (“Steve“ is fine). My career with UVA started October 27th of this year as the Children's Hospital new Performance Improvement Project Management Coordinator. The first 28 years of my work history was spent in the manufacturing environment with roles relating to quality control and process … Read More


The Children’s Hospital Clinical Practice Committee An inside look at the CHCPC with co-chairs Janet Allaire, MA and Paul Matherne, MD MBA

About the committee: The Children’s Hospital Clinical Practice Committee guides the way the Children’s Hospital takes care of its patients. The CHCPC serves as the approval body for the Children’s Hospital policies, guidelines, and protocols for care. The committee is interdisciplinary and involves many specialties including physicians, nurses, … Read More

Spotlight On


Healthier Ever After: The Story of UVA Children’s Hospital Watch Now on YouTube!

Healthier Ever After: The Story of UVA Children’s Hospital will premiere in prime-time on NBC29, immediately following NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 7:00 PM. … Read More


Elections to American Pediatric Society Drs. K. Fairchild and V. Norwood

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Fairchild and Dr. Vicky Norwood for their recent election to the American Pediatric Society! The American Pediatric Society (APS) and the Society for Pediatric Research … Read More


Kudos from Peers 12-8-14

Enjoy these kudos from your peers! Jane … Read More

2015 Blizzard Awards: Congratulations, Kate Willson!

From Steve Borowitz, MD: As chair of the … Read More

Patient Praise 12-1-14

Enjoy this comment the Health System has received … Read More

Patient Praise 11-10-14

Enjoy these comments the Health System has … Read More

What’s New

2015 Advocacy Training Grants Call for Applications

The 2015 Advocacy Training Grants Call for Applications is now open. CPTI will support 4 pediatric faculty-resident pairs to attend the AAP Legislative Conference in Washington, DC on April 12-14, … Read More

Provider Only Phone Line “For XRAY”

The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging has established a Provider Only Phone Line "For XRAY" 434 92 4-XRAY. The prior number will remain in service 434 92 4-9400 press “8". This is for … Read More

Mason’s Toy Box Annual Toy Drive

The Department of Pediatrics will be supporting Mason’s Toy Box this holiday season by hosting a drop location in the Pediatrics Administrative Suite, 3rd Floor, West Complex, Clinical Departments … Read More

Children’s Clinical Research Unit Open and Thriving in the Battle Building

The leadership of the Child Health Research Center is pleased to announce the opening of a Clinical Research Unit located on the 3rd floor of the Battle Building. This unit is dedicated to the conduct … Read More