Tag: July Medicine Matters 2020

2020 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards


Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from the Department of Medicine faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of…

Retirement of Rachel Ann Hays, MD


By Brian Behm, MD Ann graduated Summa Cum Laude at East Tennessee State University in 1975 and then completed her MD degree, residency, and gastroenterology fellowship at the University of…

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

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…