Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

School of Medicine 2023 Annual Report Highlights Exciting Accomplishments


The University of Virginia School of Medicine 2023 Annual Report will be distributed to alumni, SOM faculty, and top-rated SOM deans and leadership across the U.S. next week. Our mission…

UVA Medical Alumni Association Hosts Networking Reception for Black Students, Faculty and Housestaff


The UVA Medical Alumni Association hosted a networking reception for Black students, faculty, and housestaff on Monday, October 23, 2023. Over 40 people attended the event, including student members of…

Pharmacology Department Celebrates Women in Biomedical Sciences


The School of Medicine's Department of Pharmacology celebrated women in biomedical sciences at an event held September 29 on the McLeod Hall Patio. Attendees enjoyed a beautiful sunny afternoon sharing…

BIMS PhD Student Synphane Gibbs-Shelton and Mentor Ukpong Eyo, PhD, Awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Gilliam Fellowship


Doctoral candidate Synphane Gibbs-Shelton and mentor, Ukpong Eyo, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience, are this year’s UVA recipients of the Gilliam Fellowship through the Howard Hughes…

UVA Health Celebrates Hispanic National Heritage Month — Highlighting Visionary Leaders and Events


Every year from September 15 to October 15, UVA Health unites with people across the country to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of people…

Second-Year Resident Harika Rayala, MD, Awarded American Academy of Neurology Education Research Grant


Harika Rayala, MD, a second-year resident in the UVA Department of Neurology, was awarded a $10,000 Education Research Grant from the American Academy of Neurology to analyze bias in neurology…

Safe Zone Training


Safe Zone training is an introductory LGBTQ/Ally training workshop intended to give faculty, staff, and students strategies to utilize in an effort to contribute to an inclusive environment for LGBTQ+…

Date: Oct 17, 2023 - Oct 17, 2023

Start Time: 9:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

Scott Heysell, MD, and Visiting Scholar Stellah Mpagama, MD, PhD, Receive New DEI Award For Underrepresented Student Research


Stellah Mpagama, MD, PhD, a visiting faculty scholar from Kibong'oto Infectious Diseases Hospital, Tanzania, and Scott Heysell, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine's Division of Infectious Diseases…