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Scholar’s Day 2020

By Brian S. Uthlaut, MD COVID-19 has been a disruption to so many aspects of our life in medicine, including student and resident education. However, there is much to be…
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UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Program

UVA Valve Program Expansion: The Advanced Cardiac Valve Program at UVA, under the leadership of Drs. Scott Lim and Gorav Ailawadi, has had a dynamic year with significant growth and…
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Latino Community Health Initiative During COVID-19

Latinos are among the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic for the following reasons: • Language barriers are highly prevalent and limit the effectiveness of communications between the patients,…
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Retirement of David Peura, MD

By Vanessa Shami, MD The Man who has touched the lives of many… AKA “The Big Kahuna” To those who know Dr David Peura only superficially, he is a renowned…

Message from the Chair – July 2020

I hope everyone is well and holding up during these difficult times. It is times like these when we have to act as a community and support one another. What…

2020 Gastroenterology & Hepatology Incoming Fellows Highlights

By: Neeral Shah, MD Kelly Diaz – Kelly is originally from Richmond, VA. She completed her undergraduate work at Yale University, medical school at Columbia, and residency at Mt. Sinai…

DOM Medicine Matters Newsletter – July 2020

The July 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Chief Message

For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss…

DOM Medicine Matters Newsletter – June 2020

The June 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of  Cardiovascular Medicine. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu