Category: Clinical

UVA Health Children’s Patient Named 2024 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion


13-year-old Olivia Goodwin – who receives ongoing care at UVA Health Children’s for congenital heart disease – has been named UVA Health Children’s 2024 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Local Champion.…

Newly Expanded Mother/Baby Unit Opens


To better serve a growing number of families and their newborns, UVA Health Obstetrics and Gynecology’s newly expanded Mother and Baby Unit opened this week, increasing capacity from 23 beds…

Operation Smile: Lessons of Service with William P. Magee, Jr., DDS, MD


Operation Smile and the University of Virginia present "Lessons of Service" with William P. Magee, Jr., DDS, MD, a former general surgery resident at the School of Medicine. William (Bill)…

Date: Feb 8, 2024 - Feb 8, 2024

Start Time: 12:00 pm

End Time: 1:00 pm

Online Opioid Course Available for Virginia Providers


Eight modules (8 hours) of free online educational content about substance misuse and opioid use disorders is available through The modules, led by an inter-professional and interdisciplinary team from…

Date: Dec 22, 2023 - Jul 31, 2026

Catherine Varney, MD, Discusses 5 Misconceptions About Weight Loss Drugs


Catherine Varney, DO, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and obesity medicine director for UVA Health, discusses five common misconceptions about weight loss medications in a recent…

Auto Islet Transplantation: Cutting-Edge Treatment for Chronic Pancreatitis That Minimizes Risk of Diabetes


Auto Islet Transplantation (AIT), performed in conjunction with a total pancreatectomy (pancreas removal), offers a cutting-edge solution for chronic pancreatitis while minimizing the risk of surgically induced diabetes. The University…

UVA Health Program Reduces Emergency Department Visits, Improves Care Access


Over its first year, a UVA Health program has helped some of the emergency department’s most frequent users reduce their number of visits while better accessing the care they need.…

UVA Center for Diabetes Technology Deploys First AI-Driven Artificial Pancreas


Automated insulin delivery (AID), also known as the artificial pancreas, has revolutionized the management of type 1 diabetes in the past 4 years, driven in large by technologies developed at…