Message from the Chair

Message from the Chair

A new Year begins and with it we are proud to bring back "Medicine Matters." The monthly Department of Medicine newsletter continues with a new look and new leadership. Kim Kelley-Wagner is our new Editor and Webmaster and I think you will agree that she has brought a fresh and vibrant look to the newsletter. I want to thank her and Terri Washington for their hard work on this … [Read More...]

Top News

Distinguished Dozen: Leading with His Heart on Community Health

BY ALLISON WRABEL ~ The Daily Progress Dec 29, 2018 Dr. Larry Gimple has put a lot of heart into his medical work and teaching children how to swim. Gimple, an interventional cardiologist at the University of … [Read More...]

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – January 2019

The January 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Infectious Disease. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: RDOMWebNewsletter@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu … [Read More...]

Notable Achievements

Academy of Distinguished Educators Named Congratulations to the incoming members of The Academy of Distinguished Educators! Jeanetta Frye, MD; Gregory Hong, MD, PhD; Victor Soukouis, MD; and Karen Warburton, MD. Their … [Read More...]

News & Notes

Gastro-Hep Expands Its Services — and Garners Recognition for Clinical Excellence and Community Outreach

Have you been keeping up with the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology's recent milestones? The division ("GI") and its clinical arm, the UVA Digestive Health Center, … [Read More...]

Gastroenterology Has a New Chief Onboard

James M. Scheiman, MD, joined the Department of Medicine's Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology as chief in October 2017. He came to UVA from the University of … [Read More...]

Notable Achievements

Recent Accomplishments and Awards in Nephrology

Dr. Kambiz Kalantari, The Division of Nephrology, was elected as The Harrison Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Medicine, and won The Jefferson Scholars Award for … [Read More...]

Notable Achievements

Academy of Distinguished Educators Named Congratulations to the incoming members of The Academy of Distinguished Educators! Jeanetta Frye, MD; Gregory Hong, MD, PhD; Victor … [Read More...]

DOM Education

In The Know

Department of Medicine and University of Wisconsin Collaboration BRIM INITIATIVE - BIAS REDUCTION IN INTERNAL MEDICINE The … [Read More...]

Fellow Profile

FELLOW PROFILE – Elizabeth Gulleen

A life-long Midwesterner, I grew up in Des Moines, Iowa (not to be confused with Idaho which is where the potatoes grow or Ohio which may almost be Midwestern but is definitely NOT the same state). … [Read More...]

Resident Profile

John Odackal, MD, PGY-2

I grew up in a small suburban town near Hartford, Connecticut. I completed my undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Chicago and a Masters in Teaching at New York University. I then … [Read More...]

Staff Profile

STAFF PROFILE – Liz Olmsted

I grew up in Staunton, went to JMU, and then lived in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC for 15 years during which time I got married and had two children, now ages 25 and 22. We moved to Charlottesville in 1998 for a calmer and less … [Read More...]

Research News

Exercise Discovery Could Save Lives of Sickest, Most Gravely Injured

From UVA Today By Josh Barney (10/24/17) A new discovery about how exercise helps protect us from disease could one day dramatically reduce the death rate among the sickest and most gravely injured. People suffering from severe trauma or the … [Read More...]