Category: Faculty

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…

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…

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,…