Learning Communities Enhance Life & Learning for Students

Eight years ago, we instituted a new curriculum for the School of Medicine (SOM). With that, we also created learning communities, longitudinal-support, mentoring and curricular structures to help our students be successful. The four learning … [Read more...]

2018 Endowed Chair Electees & Faculty Awards

Congratulations to the faculty listed below who were newly elected to these endowed chairs and who received these School of Medicine faculty awards. A ceremony and reception were held to celebrate these honors on Nov. 8. Below are some photos from … [Read more...]

2018 White Coat Ceremony

Welcome to UVA, School of Medicine Class of 2022! On Friday, Aug. 10, the School of Medicine welcomed the 156 students of the Class of 2022 to the University of Virginia at the 2018 White Coat Ceremony and Convocation, endowed by the Class of 1965, … [Read more...]

Lukas Tamm Appointed Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics

  Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce that Lukas Tamm, PhD, has been appointed as chair of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, effective July 1, 2018. As a high-school student, Dr. Tamm was in a track that … [Read more...]

From Second City and Broadway to Medicine: Meet the Hickmans

Our students in the School of Medicine come to us with a variety of life experiences. I always find it a treat when we have the opportunity to sit down with them to discuss where they’ve been, what they’re doing, and what their plans for the future … [Read more...]