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US News & World Report Ranks Us Number 1 Again!

by James Nataro, MD PhD MBA, Chair, Department of Pediatrics By now, most of you know that UVA Children's was once again named the number one Children's Hospital in the state of Virginia. This is the second year in a row in which we have received that distinction, and of course it is only the… [Read more]

The Meaning of Empowerment and How We’re Listening

by James Nataro, MD PhD MBA, Chair, Department of Pediatrics Read the introduction to this project from January 2022 Empowerment has been variously defined as the authority or power given to someone to do something or, perhaps better, the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights.… [Read more]

Wisdom and Wellbeing Quick Check Assessment

The WCH team recently participated in a Wisdom and Wellbeing Quick Check assessment. Thank you to the 110 team members that responded. The Wisdom and Wellbeing approach invites us to think about the challenges in our work through the lens of the stress continuum and color coded zones of green, yellow, orange, and red. The… [Read more]

The Launch of 924-KIDS

We are excited to announce the launch of 924-KIDS! Please use this flyer and see FAQs below.   What is 924-KIDS?  It is basically a ‘back line’ for referring physicians who need to speak to one of our Docs or APP’s in Children’s by calling 434-924-KIDS or by calling the main CH phone line and… [Read more]

Big Changes in the Medical School Curriculum

by Jeremy Middleton, MD On October 4, the University of Virginia School of Medicine will turn 203 years old! A lot has changed since 1819, and over the past two years we have seen some significant alterations to our medical school curriculum. These curriculum changes have been in process for quite some time, but have… [Read more]

The Latest Updates on VC3 (Virginia Congenital Cardiac Consortium)

by James Nataro, MD PhD MBA, Chair, Department of Pediatrics One of the most exciting things to watch at UVA Children’s over the past decade has been the growth of our pediatric heart program. The Heart Center, located in the Department of Pediatrics, the cardiothoracic surgery program, and the cardiac ICU have grown together into… [Read more]

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Crisis: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and UVA Children’s Response

by Caitlin Anderson, PhD & Laura A. Shaffer, PhD, ABPP Over the past year or so, we have been surrounded by news articles, headlines, and personal stories of youth and families struggling with their mental health. Whereas child and adolescent mental health has been a concern for many years, the COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted… [Read more]


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2015 Mid-Atlantic Young Investigators Forum Winners

[caption id="attachment_1607" align="alignright" width="300"] Eugene Lin, Yan Hu, Pediatric Nephrology[/caption] From Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez and Ariel Gomez: Please join us to congratulate our graduate students who won basic research awards at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Young Investigators Forum: Eugene Lin (1st place) (mentors: Ariel Gomez, Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez) Yan Hu (5th place) (mentors: Maria… [Read more]

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Patient Praise 3/1/2016

They are the sweetest dr. and nurses I have ever met. They were very kind they checked on my son every 15 min. I never had to call for any nurses they was always there. Dr. Ramirez is a wonderful combination of very bright neurologist but also kind and forthright. She relates well to my… [Read more]

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