Message from the Chair

A Chance to Shine

Award season is upon us – and that includes the annual Department of Medicine awards, which recognize outstanding contributions from DOM faculty and staff members. Consider nominating a deserving colleague or co-worker who has made a significant contribution in one of our mission areas (patient care, teaching, research) -- or in providing the … [Read More...]

Top News

CV Fellow Travis Moss and Colleagues Investigate New-Onset A-Fib in ICU

In a big-data analysis of 74 patient-years of continuous electrocardiography (ECG) from over 8,000 admissions to the adult medical and surgical ICUs, Cardiovascular Medicine fellow Travis Moss and … [Read More...]

Worms, Germs and Allergies: 55th Annual Swineford Conference

At the Allergy Division's annual Swineford Conference, the roles of parasitic worms and infectious agents in regulating allergic response were among the topics debated and discussed. The … [Read More...]

A Rotation in Ecuador Yields Lessons in Global Health

IM resident Brandon Todd goes to Ecuador as part of the Global Health Leadership training program. Brandon Todd, a second-year internal medicine resident on the primary care track who hails from … [Read More...]

News & Notes

UVA Med Student Plays Ukulele to Comfort Patients

Thomas Ball was doing a clerkship on the general medicine ward when he started playing the ukulele for patients, with the encouragement of his attending, Dr. Scott Cornella, one of the … [Read More...]

DOM & SOM Host Poster Symposium and “Inside UVA” Visits for C’ville Students

The Department of Medicine teamed up with the School of Medicine's Office for Diversity in March to host a poster contest for Charlottesville High School students and the third annual … [Read More...]

Notable Achievements

Josh King Receives Bennett Grant from ASN

Congratulations to Nephrology faculty member Joshua King, MD, who received a 2016  William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars grant from the American Society of Nephrology. The Bennett Clinical … [Read More...]


Archbald-Pannone in Journal of American Geriatrics Society

Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative & Hospital Medicine's Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, who serves as medical director of University Physicians at JABA, had two letters … [Read More...]

Family Matters

DOM Education Coordinator Lisa Mackey Welcomes Tristan

Congratulations to DOM education coordinator Lisa Mackey, whose son Tristan arrived February 11 at 12:52 a.m. Tristan weighed … [Read More...]

Resident Profile

Hampton Collins, MD, IM Resident (PGY-1)

I was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, and attended Wofford College in Spartanburg. While I majored in biology with the goal of becoming a physician, I took … [Read More...]

Staff Profile

Margaret Kuhlman, Education Coordinator

Margaret works with DOM's education administration team as a coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. Among other responsibilities, she assists the chief residents with … Read more

Employee of the Month

Hem-Onc’s Karen Parks Plays Key Role in Revamping Cancer Clinical Research Program

Karen Parks began her career as an operating room nurse at Medical College of Virginia, and has worked at UVA for the past 33  years in a variety of … [Read More...]

DOM Education

Chief Fellows for AY 2016-2017 Named

The chief fellows for the upcoming academic year, 2016-2017, for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and subspecialty fellowship programs have been announced. (Note that not all the subspecialty … [Read More...]

New Faces, New Places

New Faces, New Places

We extend a cordial welcome to faculty, staff and trainees who have recently joined the Department of Medicine and/or UVA. We thank those who are moving on to other places for their contributions to the Department, and wish … [Read More...]

Research News

On the Frontiers of Kidney Disease Research

A "silent killer": that's what kidney disease is called. It strikes one in ten people in the U.S., but often with few symptoms until later stages in the disease -- so those who have it may not know they are ill. Kidney … [Read More...]