Year: 2020

SOM Launching New Mentoring Program for Early-Career Faculty

Last fall, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development piloted a mentoring program for newly hired, early-career faculty that was embraced by both faculty mentors and mentees and will…

Has the Tenure Clocked Stopped Ticking? Here’s What You Need to Know

  We have recently received questions about the tenure clock. As a reminder, due to COVID-19, faculty on the tenure clock who were hired before April 1, 2020, have automatically…

Sept. 14-18: Second-Year Generalist Scholars Present Primary Care Week

Sept. 14-18, the second-year Generalist Scholars Program students at the School of Medicine will present Primary Care Week. Here is a list of scheduled events open to all: THE IMPACT OF COVID…

Why I’m Wearing a Mask (and You Should, Too!)

While there is still much we need to learn about COVID-19, we do know that the best, most reliable, and cheapest way to stem its spread is by doing two…

McNaull Appointed Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Peggy P. McNaull, MD, has been appointed as the John Rowlingson Professor and Chair of the University of Virginia Department of Anesthesiology…

Highlights: July 2020 MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on July 14, 2020 from 4-5 p.m. via Zoom. Here are highlights from that meeting: Introductory Comments David S. Wilkes, MD…

McIntire Welcomes Tiffany Wang as the First Biomedical Sciences PhD+ Dual-Degree Program Student

Tiffany Wang, a PhD in Biomedical Sciences (BIMS) who recently completed her studies in Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, will begin studying at McIntire this August. She is the first…

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…