UVA Tests Electronic Tablets to Improve Pre-Hospital Stroke Care

A clinical trial testing mobile videoconferencing as a means for physicians to diagnose stroke patients while they’re being transported to the hospital has found that a tablet-based system produced diagnoses highly correlating with a bedside … [Read more...]

Graduation and Diploma Ceremony 2016

May 22, 2016 153 Medical Students - members of the Class of 2016 - posed for pictures, walked the lawn, received a diploma, took the Hippocratic Oath, and became MDs today. We couldn't be more proud of Virginia's newest … [Read more...]

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...]