Category: Education

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…

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…

Year 3: THRIV Welcomes 7 Faculty to Scholars Program

Since 2017, the Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (THRIV) Scholars Program, supported by the School of Medicine and now the recently awarded CTSA, has provided innovative training for highly motivated, talented…

Connecting to the Waiting Patient: Delivering MedEd Features Faster and With Fewer Bugs

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”…

SOM Pilots a New Online Learning Management System. Who Knew It Could Be So Much Fun?

When it was time to test Virginia Medicine’s (VMED) new online learning management system (learn.med), the School of Medicine technology team took a fun and innovative approach — invite students…

Here’s an Example of How SOM Graduates Make Us Proud

As our medical school graduates move forward in their careers and in their practice, it’s great to hear of their accomplishments or see their names in journals or magazines. A…