Faculty News Weekly Round-Up: February 9, 2018

February 9, 2018 by   |   Leave a Comment

UVA SOM Faculty News Weekly Round-Up
February 9

• Quality Radiation Oncology Care Earns National Accreditation for UVA Cancer Center

The American College of Radiology has reaccredited the radiation oncology program at the UVA Cancer Center for meeting the highest level of quality and patient safety.

“This recognition from the American College of Radiology reflects the commitment of our team to providing the highest-quality care each day for our patients,” said Thomas P. Loughran Jr., MD, Director of the UVA Cancer Center.

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• UVA Named to National List of Great Neurosurgery, Spine Programs

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review recently honored University of Virginia Medical Center on its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs.

“I am proud of our team’s commitment to providing the highest-quality, specialized care to serve patients with brain and spine conditions,” said Mark Shaffrey, MD, Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery.

“This award highlights our team’s hard work to provide the best outcomes for our patients with spinal conditions,” said Francis Shen, MD, Head of the Division of Orthopedic Spine Surgery.

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