Category: Community

UVA Children’s Patient Honored as Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals National Champion


When Alyssa and Jamie Riedl brought their 3-year-old son Kahmari – battling a collection of serious gastrointestinal conditions – home from a Washington, D.C., hospital, they were told to prepare…

Arturo Saavedra, MD, PhD, MBA Departing UVA to Serve as Dean of VCU SOM and Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs


Arturo Saavedra, MD, PhD, MBA, chair of the UVA Department of Dermatology and president/interim CEO of the University Physicians Group (UPG) will be departing UVA, given his appointment to the…

UVA, Community Health Centers Expand Cancer Screenings for Underserved


To expand access to cancer screenings for underserved groups in Central, Southside and Southwest Virginia, UVA Health Cancer Center is establishing partnerships with community health centers serving those regions. One…

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023


In anticipation of the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) holiday on Monday, January 16, we reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s tireless efforts and courageous actions, which had a…

Virginia Pain Society’s 4th Annual Educational Meeting


The Virginia Pain Society will be holding its 4th Annual Educational Meeting on February 11-12, 2023 at the Omni, Charlottesville Downtown Mall. This 1.5 day event will include presentations on…

Date: Feb 11, 2023 - Feb 12, 2023

Start Time: 7:30 am

End Time: 5:00 pm

2023 UVA Community MLK Celebration Keynote “Celebrating the Dream, Continuing the Journey” with Dr. Yaba Blay


Scholar-activist Dr. Yaba Blay will deliver the 2023 Community MLK Celebration keynote address on January 26, 2023. This event is free and open to the public. For tickets and more information…

Date: Jan 26, 2023 - Jan 26, 2023

Start Time: 6:00 pm

End Time: 7:30 pm

Medical Center Hour: Environmental Health Equity


Join us for a moderated discussion with Ebony Hilton-Buchholz, MD, Department of Anesthesiology and Irène Mathieu, MD, Department of Pediatrics. Click the event link button above for more information and…

Date: Jan 25, 2023 - Jan 25, 2023

Start Time: 12:00 pm

End Time: 1:00 pm

UVA Health Virtual MLK Celebration


UVA MLK Recognition Week Monday, January 16 11am-12pm Celebrating the Dream…Continuing the Journey: Transforming Health and Inspiring Hope! Keynote guest speaker: Rev. Gerald Hudson, an internationally acclaimed scholar and leader whose…

Date: Jan 16, 2023 - Jan 16, 2023

Start Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 1:00 pm