Year: 2019

Foundations in Clinical Medicine: Launched and Successful

After years of preparation, the Foundations in Clinical Medicine (FCM) course has successfully completed its inaugural year as part of the UVA School of Medicine curriculum. It’s gratifying to know…

A Year in Review

Dear Colleagues, As I write this message, hospitals across the nation, including UVA Health, are dealing with a high-profile issue involving billing and collections practices. This is not a situation…

Highlights: September MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on August 13, 2019, 4-5 p.m., in the Biomedical Sciences classroom. Here are highlights from that meeting: Opening Comments from the…

Grant Named New Associate Dean for Graduate and Medical Scientist Programs

We are pleased to announce that Patrick A. Grant, PhD, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Graduate and Medical Scientist Programs, effective September 1, 2019. After earning his…

Coming Soon: A New, Amazing Emergency Department

In October, our new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department will see its first patient. As Chief Medical Officer, I am excited to see the project completed. As an ED doc, I am…

Connecting to the Waiting Patient: Improving the Faculty Onboarding Process

The primary goal of the School of Medicine Dean’s Office is to make sure that our efforts enable the School’s tri-partite mission of education, research, and clinical care, and benefit the “waiting”…

Grant and Contracts: A Thank You and a Welcome

We recently announced two personnel changes in The Office of Grants and Contracts. When Stewart Craig stepped down from his role in that office, Lauren Armstrong stepped up, providing the…

Check Out This Video: Welcome to UVA, School of Medicine Class of 2023! (+92 Photos)

On Friday, Aug. 16, the School of Medicine welcomed the 156 students of the Class of 2023 to the University of Virginia at the 2019 White Coat Ceremony and Convocation,…

Unity Campaign: “Charlottesville is a place for _____, not hate.” (48 Photos)

In response to the August 2017 events, UVA’s chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) organized “A Response of Unity to a Demonstration of Intolerance.” The now-annual Unity Campaign has become a tradition…

Highlights: August MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on August 13, 2019, 4-5 p.m., in the Biomedical Sciences classroom. Here are highlights from that meeting: Opening Comments from the…