UVA SOM Receives the HEED Award for the 6th Year in a Row

The University of Virginia School of Medicine has received the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the 6th consecutive year. The HEED award is presented by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and … [Read more...]

Pinn Hall Dedication: What a Great Day!

Before I arrived at UVA, a colleague of mine at the National Institutes of Health told me, “When you get to Virginia, you have to meet Vivian Pinn.” It was great advice. I’ve become friends with Dr. Pinn over the past two years and I’ll repeat that … [Read more...]

A Year in Review

Dear Colleagues: The other day while my wife and I were having morning coffee, we realized that I’m starting my third year as dean of the School of Medicine! We talked about how quickly the first two years have passed, how much we love … [Read more...]

A Message from Dean Wilkes – In the Wake of Weekend Events

August 15, 2017 Dear Colleagues, For those of you who could attend on short notice, thank you for gathering at yesterday’s town hall in the aftermath of this past weekend’s acts of terrorism in our community. We were shocked by the violence … [Read more...]

Class of 2021 Don Their White Coats for the First Time

On Thursday, Aug. 10, the School of Medicine welcomed the 162 students of the Class of 2021 to the University of Virginia at the 2017 White Coat Ceremony and Convocation, endowed by the Class of 1965, held at The Paramount Theater. This is an annual … [Read more...]