Category: Featured

Announcing 2021 Class of Pinn Scholars

Please join us in congratulating the 2021 Class of Pinn Scholars, named for 3 years as of March 1, 2021.  Pinn Scholars are mid-career faculty selected on the basis of their…

Are You Registered for Excellence in Education Week?

Excellence in Education Week (March 1-5) is an annual event highlighting and celebrating educational research and innovations among UVA faculty, staff, fellows, residents, postdocs, graduate students, and medical students. This…

Welcome to the Inova Campus, Pinn23!

As you read this, second-year UVA School of Medicine students in Pinn College will be starting their clerkships at our Inova Regional Campus in northern Virginia. Their arrival represents four…

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…