Category: Pay It Forward: Community Service

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,…

Telemedicine Collaboration

Valvular heart diseases related to rheumatic fever is common in sub-Sahara Africa and especially Zambia, a country located in southern Africa. Because of the general lack of local cardiovascular expertise…

First Round 6 Minute Walk Photos

In the first week of March, back when our social interactions occurred in person, the UVA’s Department of Medicine held the first annual March Madness 6-minute Free Clinic Tournament. This…

Get Involved! DOM’s Own March Madness Race to Support the Charlottesville Free Clinic

With March Madness on the way, please click on the below link to find out more about the 1st annual UVA Department of Medicine March Madness Fundraiser to support the…

Students from Buford Middle School Invited by Department of Medicine to Tour The School of Nursing

On February 3rd and 5th, 7th grade students from Buford Middle School visited the University of Virginia Health System in order to experience different aspects of medicine. They had the…

Department of Medicine Community Outreach

On Saturday, September 14, 2019 the Department of Medicine partnered with the Virginia Wellness Initiative (comprised of UVA Medical Students) providing health screenings during the Scottsville Community Day Health Fair.…

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…

Addressing Pulmonary Health Disparities In Central Appalachia

In part as a result of the decline in extractive industries such as coal mining, Appalachian counties in Virginia face ongoing socioeconomic challenges with high rates of poverty and unemployment…

UVA Amherst Dialysis Team Gets Creative in Engaging Patients

UVA Connect By Kelly Casey (10/16/17) Bingo? Christmas shopping? These don’t sound like activities you’d find at an outpatient dialysis facility. But the UVA Amherst Dialysis team has made them…

Volunteer with Habitat this summer!

DOM's second summer volunteer day is on Friday, July 8th, working with... Sign up for DOM's second Habitat for Humanity summer service day on July 8th for a chance to help build…