From Second City and Broadway to Medicine: Meet the Hickmans

Our students in the School of Medicine come to us with a variety of life experiences. I always find it a treat when we have the opportunity to sit down with them to discuss where they’ve been, what they’re doing, and what their plans for the future … [Read more...]

Match Day 2018 – Match Madness On March 16, 2018, Match Day was held at medical schools around the U.S. The event brought together hundreds of family and friends to help the soon-to-be doctors celebrate, culminating at noon when the students … [Read more...]

Distinguished UVa Alum Returns

In January 2017, Dr. David Wilkes, dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, sat in the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center and watched a young black doctor speak about the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. “I … [Read more...]

Come Celebrate Medical Education!

Many medical schools around the country celebrate education by holding a Medical Education Day. Here at UVA, a single day cannot do it justice. As such, every year we have a full week dedicated to medical education. This year, Medical Education Week … [Read more...]

Med Students Partner with Architects to Benefit Patients

Last year, I shared with you the design-thinking program for first-year medical students created by Matthew Trowbridge, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Public Health Sciences; David Chen, MBA, Coulter Program Director, … [Read more...]