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Drs. Luna and Carson Receive MLK Award

Congratulations to Max Luna, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Eric Carson, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, on receiving the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Health System Award. This award is…

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…

Rebecca Mullan, MD, PGY3

I was born in Perth, Western Australia (home of Barry Marshall and the most beautiful beaches in the world), and lived there until I was 12. My family and I…

DOM Welcomes More Than 20 New Faculty Members To Its Ranks for AY 2017-18

Over the last six months, 22 new faculty members have joined the Department of Medicine. They are listed below by division, with photos and links to their profiles, as available.…

UVA Ranked No. 1 Hospital in Virginia, With Cancer, Endocrinology, and Cardiology in Top 50

The 2017-18 U.S. News and World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rated UVA Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia, and honored 11 specialties at UVA -- including five in the…

2017 DOM Faculty & Staff Awards Honor Excellence

Every year the Department of Medicine presents awards to faculty and staff members for outstanding contributions to the mission of the department. Faculty awards are presented for excellence in: Clinical Care:…

Diane Snustad, MD, Retires After Distinguished Career in Geriatric Medicine

This June, Dr. Diane Snustad retired as the Claude Moore Associate Professor of Medicine in DOM's Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine, and was awarded emeritus status by the…

Jacqueline Brown, MD

Internal Medicine Chief Resident, 2017-18  I grew up in a very small town in central upstate New York with one stoplight (no, that is not a figure of speech). I…

Matt Gottbrecht, MD

Internal Medicine Chief Resident 2017-2018 I grew up in Hanover, Mass, a small town about twenty minutes south of Boston. I spent most of my childhood idolizing Pedro Martinez and…

Samir Panvelker, MD

Internal Medicine Chief Resident, 2017-18 I grew up in Florence, South Carolina, and majored in anthropology at the University of South Carolina. I moved to Virginia in 2010 to attend…