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...]

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...]

UVA Guatemala Initiative Increasing Access to Academic Health Information

In developing countries, hospitals like the one in Totonicapán, Guatemala, have brilliant doctors and nurses who desire to deliver the best care for their patients. And, while they do not have as much in the way of resources, it is not always the … [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...]