Category: Features

The Real and the Ideal Clinical Study: How iTHRIV Can Make a Difference

by James Nataro, MD PhD MBA, Chair, Department of Pediatrics In the October 7, 2021 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine the editors delivered a shot across the…

COVID-19 Children’s Corner: December

COVID-19 children’s corner: brief updates on epidemiology, variants, vaccines and more… by Dr. Morgan Weyant, MD and Dr. Debbie-Ann Shirley, MD The pandemic and children. Nearly 6.9 million child cases of…

Small Gesture, Big Impact: Thank You, Dr. Holland!

A note from Stephanie B. McNerney, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Virginia Children's Hospital Division of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: I am writing to share about an example of…

COVID-19 Children’s Corner: November

COVID-19 children’s corner: brief updates on epidemiology, variants, vaccines and more… by Dr. Debbie-Ann Shirley, MD The pandemic and children. Nearly 6.3 million child cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the United…

Heartbeat Teddy Bears Bring Comfort to NICU Families

by Angee June, NICU Fellow A newborn baby's heartbeat is one of the most precious sounds to the ears of their parents and families. As a first-year fellow at UVA,…

Digital Innovation at UVA Children’s

by James Nataro, MD PhD MBA, Chair, Department of Pediatrics & Jeffrey Vergales, MD, Cardiology We all know that we live in the digital age. We have electronic medical records,…

Thank you Jef Ferguson, for 12 years as Chair!

Dr. James E. (Jef) Ferguson, II, MD, MBA, W. Norman Thornton, Jr., Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologyas Chair stepped down in July 2021 after 12…

COVID-19 Children’s Corner: October

COVID-19 children’s corner: brief updates on epidemiology, variants, vaccines and more… by Dr. Debbie-Ann Shirley, MD The pandemic and children. Nearly 5.8 million child cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the United…

COVID-19 and Schools: Return to School Guidance

Children in Virginia have been back in school for over a month now. While it is great to see so many children deriving the many benefits of an person learning,…

Creating a Child Protection & Advocacy Program at UVA

By Jennifer Andrews, DO, FAAP, Medical Director, Child Protection & Advocacy What does it mean to be a Child Protection Pediatrician? There are many aspects to my work, which can…