Category: Featured

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 │…

Check Out These Great (and Educational!) Posters Created by Our Social Issues in Medicine Students

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the School of Medicine was unable to hold its annual Social Issues in Medicine poster session in late April. However, the amazing work of our…

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…

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…

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…

Deeply Disturbing National Events

Dear Students, Residents, Fellows, Staff, and Faculty: I rarely send out messages in response to national events, but the past several days have been deeply disturbing to me.  Although I…

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…

Don’t Jeopardize Future Funding or Publication: Register and Upload Your Clinical Trial Data Now

ClinicalTrials.gov is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. Through this site, the…