Category: Student

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…

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…

Medical Students Say Goodbye to Their First Patient, Their Best Teacher

At the annual Anatomical Donor Convocation of Gratitude on Nov. 15, UVA School of Medicine students paid their respects and showed gratitude to the donors who graciously donated their bodies…

Growing Gut Microbes to Fight Disease and Improve Human Health

A young scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a prestigious grant to determine how best to grow gut microbes to fight disease and improve human…