Category: Faculty

Highlights: November MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on Nov. 10, 2020, 4-5 p.m., via Zoom. Here are highlights from that meeting: Introductory Comments David S. Wilkes, MD │…

Apply Now: The Academy for Excellence in Education

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is launching The Academy for Excellence in Education. “For” is the operative word because The Academy’s focus is on building a community of…

Highlights: October MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on Oct. 13, 2020, 4-5 p.m., via Zoom. Here are highlights from that meeting: Introductory Comments David S. Wilkes, MD │…

Five Years Later: What We Have Accomplished

Dear Colleagues: Five years! It almost seems like yesterday when I first came to the School of Medicine with hope, ambition, excitement, and possibility for the School. These hopes and…

Sontheimer Appointed Chair of the Department of Neuroscience

Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to share the news that Harald W. Sontheimer, PhD, will join the University of Virginia School of Medicine on February 1, 2021, as its new…

It’s Time to Speak Up Because Reputation Matters

Boosting our U.S. News and World Report rankings is an important priority, and we are calling on physicians to speak up on our behalf. Growing up, we’re told that we…

McNamara Named Director of the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Coleen McNamara, MD, as Director of the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology (“Carter Immunology Center,” or CIC), effective December 1, 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 been…

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…