Category: Clinical

Clinical Highlights for 2022

12/20/2022

The School of Medicine has 21 clinical departments with more than 1000 physicians devoted to delivering high-quality, patient-centered care. 2022 saw many exciting achievements which improved patient access and enhanced…

Spark Innovation Competition Tremendous Success

12/13/2022

UVA Health’s inaugural Spark Innovation Competition this fall was a tremendous success, with six ideas selected for implementation. The purpose of the competition was for faculty and staff to share…

Physician Perspectives to be Featured in Clinical Faculty Roundtable on One Team United on Access

12/6/2022

This roundtable for clinical faculty scheduled for December 14, 5:30-6:45 p.m. in ERC Room A will address key questions about the One Team United on Access project. It will feature…

School of Medicine Publishes 2022 Annual Report

12/6/2022

The University of Virginia School of Medicine 2022 Annual Report was distributed to alumni, SOM faculty, and top-rated SOM deans and leadership across the U.S. in December. The report is…

Firas El Chaer, MD Presenting Clinical Data Evaluating Investigational Agent TP-3654 for Treatment of Myelofibrosis

11/8/2022

Firas El Chaer, MD, an assistant professor of medicine who specializes in hematology and oncology, will present preliminary clinical data evaluating investigational agent TP-3654 at the 64th American Society of…

A Surgical First: Multidisciplinary Team Brings Advanced Treatment and Comprehensive Care to CTEPH Patients

11/8/2022

If you’re a welder and you learn a new skill, you fire up your torch and give it a try. If you’re a teacher whose class is getting restless, you…

Sula Mazimba, MD, MPH and Kenneth Bilchick, MD, MS Reveal Potential New Treatment for Heart Failure

11/8/2022

A recent single-center, retrospective study of hospitalized patients conducted by UVA Health School of Medicine researchers revealed that colchicine, which is commonly used to treat gout in heart failure, significantly…

Jeff Elias, MD, Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor Shows Long-Term Relief

11/8/2022

A scalpel-free, high-tech form of brain surgery pioneered at UVA Health offers long-term relief for patients with essential tremor, a common movement disorder a five-year review shows. The study offers…