New Breast Cancer Approach Being Tested by Husband-and-Wife Doctors at UVA

By Joshua Barney Husband-and-wife doctors at the UVA Cancer Center have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health for their effort to improve radiation therapy and breast surgery for patients with early-stage … [Read more...]

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...]

Photos: Medical and Nursing Students Unwind with Comforting Canine Companions

Call it the paws that refresh: University of Virginia medical and nursing students took a break from their studies to de-stress with comforting canine companions. UVA’s popular therapy dogs — adorable pooches that visit with patients — came out … [Read more...]

UVA School of Medicine Recognized Nationally for Diversity, Inclusion Efforts

For its commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has earned a national award from a higher education magazine. For the seventh consecutive year, UVA School of Medicine has received the Health Professions … [Read more...]