Category: Operations

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…

Coming Soon: A New, Amazing Emergency Department

In October, our new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department will see its first patient. As Chief Medical Officer, I am excited to see the project completed. As an ED doc, I am…

Connecting to the Waiting Patient: Improving the Faculty Onboarding Process

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”…

Grant and Contracts: A Thank You and a Welcome

We recently announced two personnel changes in The Office of Grants and Contracts. When Stewart Craig stepped down from his role in that office, Lauren Armstrong stepped up, providing the…

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”…

Highlights: June MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on June 11, 2019, 4-5 p.m., in the Biomedical Sciences classroom. Here are highlights from that meeting: Opening Comments David S.…

Want to See How Your Colleagues Improved Connection to the Waiting Patient This Fiscal Year?

The video and Dean's Office Blog stories below highlight how Medical Simulation Center, Financial Aid, Clinical Research Unit, Finance, Medical Scientist Training Program, Research Administration, Surgery Clerkship, and Summer Research…

Adams Appointed New Chair of the Department of Surgery

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Reid B. Adams, MD, Claude A. Jessup Professor of Surgery, who will succeed Martha Zeiger, MD, as Chair of the Department of…

Highlights: May MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on May 14, 2019, 4-5 p.m., in the Biomedical Sciences classroom. Here are highlights from that meeting: David S. Wilkes, MD | Dean…