Category: Education

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…