Tag: July Medicine Matters

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

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…

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…

International Outreach


In April, Dr. Bryan Sauer led a UVA Medical Team to Guatemala to provide treatment to the people there. As a result, dozens of people in Guatemala are now getting…

Gastroenterology Division Faculty Profile – Matthew Stotts


Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m part Michigan, part Tennessee. I grew up outside Detroit, moved to a small town outside Memphis when I was 15, and did…

Gastroenterology Staff Profile – Joanne Delapp-Anderson


Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA for 22 years, after graduating from PVCC. I started out working in the Path lab receiving specimens and ordering…

UVA’S Endoscopy Units Receive Top Honors


Both of UVA’s endoscopy units were acknowledged by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) in their Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program designed to identify units that are committed to delivering…

Gastroenterology Division Fellow Profile – Esteban Figueroa


Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA for two years as a fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. I completed undergrad and received my…