Medical Students Honor Anatomical Donors

The University of Virginia Health System has a small patient population who are silent. They make no appointments and have no further need of medical care. In fact, they arrive with a single purpose: to assist medical students. These patients have … [Read more...]

Potential ‘Fountain of Youth’ Gene May Offer Way to Block Detrimental Effects of Aging

A gene that scientific dogma insists is inactive in adults actually plays a vital role in preventing the underlying cause of most heart attacks and strokes, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined. The findings … [Read more...]

Medical Student Gets Dirty for a Cause

University of Virginia medical students are an impressive lot. As if being in med school is not challenging enough, many pursue extracurricular activities that give back to the community. Carl Buchholz, UVA School of Medicine Class of 2019, is one … [Read more...]

Rescue in the Appalachians: Students in Wilderness Medicine Course

The UVA School of Medicine offers a unique course in Wilderness Medicine which includes real life rescue simulations, such as rescuing a fallen, unresponsive hiker from the Appalachian Mountains, as shown in the video … [Read more...]

Medical Students and National Donate Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month and the Transplantation Interest Group, a student-run group whose goal is to “advance knowledge and awareness about transplantation among medical students and empower them to engage with the transplant community” … [Read more...]