Category: Clinical

First 100 Days as Dean: Pride, Progress and Pizza

It just so happens that Christmas Eve marked my 100th day as dean of this great school. My husband Marco, who is Sicilian, and I share in his annual tradition…

UVA Health Joins National Effort to Improve Outcomes for Mothers and Babies

To support better health outcomes for mothers and newborns, UVA Health and UVA Children’s are joining the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Perinatal Improvement Collaborative. The partnership includes…

FDA Approves Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s Symptoms

The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved an incisionless form of brain surgery to treat advanced Parkinson’s disease after successful testing at the School of Medicine and other sites.…

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU and UVA Children’s Develop Regional Collaboration

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU and UVA Children’s are teaming up to ensure children and families in Virginia have convenient access to quality cardiac surgery. Through the relationship, newborns and children will…

iTHRIV Backs Bids to Improve Lung Transplant Outcomes, Reduce Waste

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Clinical and Translational Research Award hub, has awarded $200,000 in pilot funding across five multi-institutional…

12 Photos | Pediatric Community Vaccination Center Opening

On Nov. 8, UVA Health opened the Pediatric Community Vaccination Center, which provides COVID-19 vaccinations to children 5-11 years old. On the first day, team members vaccinated 150 children. Thank…

Oct. 4-8: Second-Year Students Present Primary Care Week

On Oct. 4-8, the second-year Generalist Scholars Program students at the School of Medicine will present Primary Care Week. All events are free and open to the public.  Here is a…

My First Day at the School of Medicine

Today is my first day at the School of Medicine. And like any new student at a new school — you'll soon learn that, even as I step into the…

Thank You for Making UVA Children’s No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Virginia!

Today, U.S. News & World Report released its 2021-22 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide. I am happy to report that UVA Children’s is ranked No. 1 in Virginia. This is the…

Kibbe Named Dean of UVA’s School of Medicine

The University of Virginia has named pioneering physician leader Melina R. Kibbe, MD, as 17th dean of the UVA School of Medicine and chief health affairs officer for UVA Health.…