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Message From The Chair: Innovation and Scholarship By James P. Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA

Some of you may remember that last year, during the State of the Department presentation, I challenged each faculty member to contribute at least one piece of scholarship each year. We talked about case reports, commentaries, original research papers, and/or web-based contributions. Why is this important? What distinguishes the academic medical … Read More

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Dr. Victoria Norwood Joins ABP Board of Directors By Vicky Norwood, MD

Congratulations to Dr. Victoria Norwood on her appointment to the Board of Directors for the American Board of Pediatrics. This is an incredibly prestigious honor, and gives Vicky (and UVA Children’s Hospital) a place at this most prestigious of tables. Here’s what Dr. Norwood had to say about the appointment. Q: Tell me a little about the … Read More

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March Quality Corner By Jonathan Swanson, MD, MSc

What is the “Big 6?” If you have recently walked by the Children’s Hospital Situation Room on 7 West, you might have noticed the words “The Big 6” hand written across one of the walls. Each month at the Children’s Hospital Outcomes & Operations Team (CHOOT) Meeting, we discuss the “Big 6” and our current progress on improving outcomes. So … Read More

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Patient Family Centered Scheduling By Jan Allaire, MA

Patient Family Centered Scheduling The ultimate goal of Patient Family Centered Scheduling (PFCS) is to enable families, referring physicians and other internal and external stakeholders to be able to schedule single or multiple appointments anywhere within the Children’s Hospital by calling a single phone number. Today there are Pediatric … Read More

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EPIC News By Martha Hellems, MD, MS

MyChart Proxy Access for Minors Please see last month’s newsletter for an introduction to MyChart. Currently, patients under 18 years of age cannot have their own MyChart account. Their parent or guardian can have an account and link to the minor’s chart. This requires that they complete a proxy request. These forms are included below and can … Read More

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2015 Mid-Atlantic Young Investigators Forum Winners Eugene Lin and Yan Hu

From Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez and Ariel Gomez: Please join us to congratulate our graduate students who won basic research awards at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Young Investigators Forum: Eugene … Read More

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Dr. Norwood Appointed to ABP Board of Directors

Congratulations to Dr. Victoria Norwood on her appointment to the Board of Directors for the American Board of Pediatrics. This is an incredibly prestigious honor, and gives Vicky (and UVA Children’s … Read More

Recognition

Patient Praise 3-30-15

Enjoy these comments the Health System has … Read More

Patient Praise 3-23-15

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Patient Praise 3-16-15

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Dr. Sequeira-Lopez Appointed to Faculty Senate

Congratulations to Dr. Maria Luisa Sequeira-Lopez … Read More

What’s New

Invitation to Introduction to Cell Biology Course

Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the Introduction to Cell Biology course. The course is taught by faculty from across Grounds and offers units on experimental methods, intellectual … Read More

Apply to the First UVA Teaching with Technology Summer Camp!

Apply Now! The University of Virginia’s Teaching Resource Center has assembled a collaborative team of UVA units (Collab, A&S Technology Strategies, Digital Media Lab) to offer the first Teaching … Read More

Clarification Regarding Lifetime Boards and Education Benefits

From Anne Kromkowski to Department Faculty: My understanding is that many of you have been successfully utilizing the University Education benefits for the classes and CME activities required as … Read More

CHRC Seminar Series Update

From Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez: Our first Child Health Research Center Seminar was held on Tuesday, March 3, in the Battle Building Quayle Learning Center room. The speaker was Sergio D. … Read More