Year: 2020

Ramp-Up Process Underway for Laboratory and Clinical Research

Starting June 1, the University of Virginia began a ramp-up process for laboratory research on Grounds. To date, over 190 School of Medicine laboratories have completed plans for Phase I/II…

UVA Mini-Med School Launches YouTube Channel, Posts “COVID-19/Charlottesville” Podcast Series

We are excited to announce the official launch of the UVA Mini-Med School YouTube Channel and the release of our special podcast series, “COVID-19/Charlottesville!” Given the rapidly evolving information and…

Looking for Information about COVID-19 Research and Collaboration? You’ll Find It on iTHRIV Site

The COVID-19 crisis brings with it many important research opportunities and questions. As we face these questions, we have tremendous opportunities to build collaborative teams across UVA. To facilitate communication…

Feeling Moved and Grateful

Dear Students, Residents, Fellows, Faculty, and Staff, I am truly overwhelmed and moved by the many, many comments I received after sending my June 1 email. Each message meant a…

Highlights – June 2020 MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on June 10, 2020 from 4-5 p.m. via Zoom. Here are highlights from that meeting: Introductory Comments David S. Wilkes, MD│Dean…

Deeply Disturbing National Events

Dear Students, Residents, Fellows, Staff, and Faculty: I rarely send out messages in response to national events, but the past several days have been deeply disturbing to me.  Although I…

Just When You Thought Our Medical Students Couldn’t Be More Awesome, They Go and Do This …

The below story was posted to our internal news site, but I was so thrilled that I need to share it here on the Dean’s Office Blog. Our medical students…

Cross Appointed Associate Dean for Graduate and Medical Scientist Programs

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the appointment of Janet V. Cross, PhD, as the School of Medicine's new Associate Dean for Graduate and Medical Scientist Programs, effective June…

Moving the School of Medicine Online

  Months ago, when COVID-19 started spreading in earnest, I — like many others — was anticipating what would come next, but also, I was somewhat in denial. Was this…

Recognizing our Doctors on National Doctors’ Day

National Doctors’ Day was established to recognize and celebrate the contributions physicians make to individuals and to communities. Certainly today we recognize the heroic commitment, fortitude, and dedication of you,…