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Just When You Thought Our Medical Students Couldn’t Be More Awesome, They Go and Do This…

I’ve been writing about our students in the School of Medicine for nearly a decade. One constant I’ve noticed throughout the years: med students always leave me in awe. This…
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Everything You Need To Know About Your Smartphone’s New COVID-19 Tracker

Apparently a global pandemic makes strange bedfellows. That was one of the first things to come to mind following the recent announcement that Google and Apple would work together to…
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Q&A: UVA Health COO On The Unique Opportunities Of An Academic Medical Center

When it comes to fighting a pandemic, academic medical centers like the University of Virginia’s have several unique advantages that can be used to help the community, the commonwealth and…
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Timely $1 Million Grant To UVA Health Boosts Ability To Produce COVID-19 Tests

Since UVA Health began testing for COVID-19, faculty, administrators and staff have been working around the clock to expand testing capabilities. What began just a week ago with an initial…

Biocomplexity Institute Wins $10M Grant To Thwart Future Pandemics

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, researchers at the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute have won a new $10 million, five-year collaborative “Expeditions in Computing” grant from the…

UVA Health Independently Develops New COVID-19 Tests

Thanks to a determined, whirlwind effort on the part of a team of physicians and collaboration and support from across the University of Virginia community, UVA Health now is now…

Six Residents Receive Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation recently awarded its Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award to six of our residents. This award recognizes outstanding humanistic teaching residents, as identified by students…

Q&A: What’s Next for Coronavirus, How to Avoid it, and Will There Be a Vaccine?

As the new coronavirus, known in shorthand as COVID-19, continues to spread around the world, researchers, including those at the University of Virginia, are turning their attention to developing vaccines…

Michaels Honored With Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

Congratulations to Alex Michaels, MD, Chief Resident in General Surgery, who was recently received the Outstanding Resident Teacher Award from the Association of Surgical Education (ASE). The ASE’s mission is…