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Children’s Fitness Clinic Joins Pediatric Endocrinology Division

The UVA Children’s Hospital proudly announces that the Children’s Fitness Clinic (CFC) is now part of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology. Appropriate referrals are children ages 6 months to 21 years whose body-mass-indices (BMIs) are passing the 85th percentile. CFC visits will include a medical evaluation, with a complete endocrine evaluation … Read More

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Clinics on the Move! Battle Building Schedule

All clinics from the 4th floor of the Primary Care Center will complete the move to the new Battle Building over the July 19-20 weekend and will open for business on Monday, July 21, at 8:00 AM. All clinics on the 4th floor PCC will close no later than 12:00 Noon on Friday, July 18. We are requesting that only urgent appointments be seen on … Read More

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Summer School! Faculty Educational Development Series Thursdays, 8:00 AM, starting July 10

It's Year 2 of the UVA Summer Educational Development Series. Come join us on Thursday mornings at 8:00 AM and tackle those issues you've been wanting to address: How do you manage to teach and generate useful evaluations in a busy clinic? How do you teach and model emotional intelligence and professionalism? How can you turn your daily activities … Read More

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Direct Call for Outside Hospital Transfers Started June 2, 2014

DirectCall, a vendor that specializes in transfer services for hundreds of hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country, started managing requests from external hospitals and healthcare agencies to the UVA Medical Center on June 2, 2014. What to do if a Referring Physician Calls You Directly: If you get a telephone call directly … Read More

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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

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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

Recognition

2014 UVA Service Awards

Congratulations to our Service Award recipients! … Read More

Patient Praise 7-14-14

Enjoy these comments the Health System has … Read More

Patient Praise 7-7-14

Enjoy these comments the Health System has … Read More

Promotions and Awards of Tenure

Congratulations to Drs. Alix Paget-Brown … Read More

Features

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Message from the Chair, James P. Nataro, MD PhD MBA UVA Department of Pediatrics Vision Statement

We aspire to excellence in all the mission of academic medicine, each valued equally. We aspire to produce outcomes in all missions that are equal to those of any institution in the country, but … Read More

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2014 Pediatrics Match Day

On March 21, 2014, the University of Virginia Department of Pediatrics matched 12 outstanding medical students from 10 different schools as part of the National Residency Match Program. “Every … Read More

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A Reflection from Robert L. Chevalier, MD 2014 ASPN Founder’s Award Recipient

The ASPN Awards Committee has selected Robert L. Chevalier to be the 2014 recipient of the ASPN Founder's Award.  This award was created in 1996 to recognize individuals who have made a unique and … Read More

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Q&A with Ryan Lightner Children's Miracle Network Program Coordinator

Q: Tell me about this event. A: Students at James Madison University hosted the inaugural MadiTHON to support Children’s Miracle Network and UVA Children’s Hospital on March 29. The Dukes danced all … Read More