Pay It Forward: Community Service

Volunteer with Habitat this summer!

DOM’s second summer volunteer day is on Friday, July 8th, working with…

DOM’s June 10th all-women Habitat volunteer team (l-r): Kayla Calvo (Gen Med), Liz Gaughan (Hem-Onc), Gayle Porterfield (CV), Cyndi Smith (Gen Med), Ally Mawyer (HR), Marne Power (UVA Super Temps), Jane Perry (DOM administration), Karen Flanagan (Hem-Onc), Aman Bajwa (Nephrology). Read more...

Many Thanks to DOM’s Habitat Volunteers!

Many thanks to the DOM staff and faculty who participated in DOM’s July 17th and August 14th Habitat volunteer days. Both crews worked at the “Burnet II: The Woods” housing development on Penick Court off of Elliot Avenue in Charlottesville. Read more...

Volunteer with Habitat on Aug. 14!

July 17, 2015: Habitat staff are in blue shirts; with DOM faculty and staff (l-r): Roopa Naik, MD (Hospital Medicine); Jim McGowan, ID division administrator; Russ Dinsmore, DOM IT systems; Connie Pace and (partially hidden) Joi Estep, GI fiscal and grant administration; Dawn Kidd (assistant to the chief, Nephrology). Read more...

DOM & SOM Host Poster Contest, Conference for Charlottesville Students

Brian Gittens (DOM HR Director and SOM Director for Diversity Initiatives) talks with CHS student.

The Office for Diversity at the School of Medicine, in partnership with the Department of Medicine, hosted a poster symposium for Charlottesville High School students on Friday, April 3. Read more...

Day of Caring 2014

The UVA Department of Medicine Human Resources crew worked at Jackson-Via Elementary School on Wednesday for the United Way Day of Caring.  Ally Mawyer, Christina Hamill, Kristen Crawford, A.J. Leo, Brian Gittens and Gail Hundley hauled lumber for the fence and shed, primed the kiosk and cut back weeds. Read more...

Habitat Work Party

Shout out to Infectious Diseases for their mass participation in this work party!

Front row, l-r: Mary Gray & Casey Hoffman (Hewlett Lab, ID); Margaret & Greg Kuhlman (DOM admin & IM resident) Back row, l-r: Erik Hewlett (ID); Lauren Stephens, Melissa Gibson & Emily Wilson (Ryan White Clinic, ID); Heath Damron (ID) Read more...

DOM’s Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Help Partner Families Reach Their Dream

A huge thank you, as always, to our DOM volunteers who participated in the July Habitat for Humanity workdays. Our crews did painting prep and spackling work in the future homes of the Anwary and Acheli partner families. Read more...

Habitat for Humanity Update

William Grosh, MDHematology/Oncology


amount raised by Department of Medicine staff and faculty over the last three months! Thank you!


# of employees who gave $500 or more to Habitat on behalf of DOM and received NAP tax credits in return


# of DOM employees who have participated in, or are signed up for, spring/summer Habitat volunteer days


# of slots still available for July 11 & July 24 volunteer days! Read more...

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat Fund Drive

We have $750 in donations so far — starting to push the thermometer, but still a long way from goal. Friday, May 9 at midnight is the cutoff for eligibility for the iPad Air drawing; get your donation in by then to participate. Read more...


Join us for a DOM Habitat volunteer day – April 18th or May 9th

Use some of your allotted volunteer leave time (for staff, 16 hours/year) and join a DOM work crew for a chance to:

– Build a house (or part of one) for a Habitat partner family

– Help our Charlottesville neighbors who are working towards a home of their own

– Get to know your DOM colleagues in an informal setting, while doing something fun AND worthwhile! Read more...