Family Matters

Scott and Emily Cornella Welcome Baby Emmett

Scott and Emily Cornella recently announced the birth of a baby boy, Emmett. Scott was one of the chief residents during the 2015-16 academic year, and is currently a second-year fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Read more...

Sumner and Sarah Abraham Welcome Harrison

Internal Medicine resident Sumner Abraham (PGY 2) and his wife Sarah announced the birth of a son, Harrison, born on September 25th at 5:55 am. Harrison, who was delivered at UVA Hospital (of course!), weighed in at 8 lb. Read more...

2016-17 Chief Resident Annie Smith Goes Into Labor in the Middle of Hurricane Harvey. Adventures Ensue.

Former UVA medical residents Greg and Annie Smith with their daughter, Adrielle, delivered safe and sound after her parents were rescued from Harvey’s floodwaters and rushed to the hospital. (Photo courtesy of Greg and Annie Smith)

Amid the Devastation of Hurricane Harvey, A Miracle Delivery for UVA Parents

By Caroline Newman (Reprinted from UVAToday, 9/1/17)

Many parents have crazy stories from the day their first child was born, but few have a story like Greg and Annie Smith, who welcomed their baby girl amid the rising floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey. Read more...

Alex and Trish Millard Welcome Leighton Charlotte

Alex, Trish and Leighton

Alex Millard, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative & Hospital Medicine, and Trish (Gordon) Millard, an IM chief resident at UVA in 2014/15 and currently a second-year Hem-Onc fellow, announced the birth of a daughter, Leighton Charlotte, on February 12th. Read more...

Ross & Katelyn Buerlein Welcome Baby Brooks

Ross Buerlein, one of the 2016-2017 chief residents, and his wife Katelyn welcomed baby Brooks on January 6, 2017. Brooks, a boy, weighed in at 7 lbs.

Congratulations to Ross and Katelyn! Read more...

Paul & Heather Kunk Welcome Dylan David

Hem-Onc fellow Paul Kunk and his wife Heather welcomed a son, Dylan David Kunk, on January 6, 2017. Dylan weighed 8 lb. 14 oz. Congratulations to Paul and Heather! Read more...

Jeff & Jen Sturek Welcome Baby Hank

Jeff Sturek, one of the 2015-2016 chief residents, and his wife Jen welcomed Henry (“Hank”) Michael Sturek on May 24th at 8:00 pm. Hank, who weighed in at 9 lbs., 12 oz., joins siblings Lily (5) and Olsen (2-1/2). Read more...

Jessica & Michael Srstka Welcome Eliana Marie

Pretty in pink: Eliana Marie Srstka

Third-year IM resident Jessica Srstka (Class of 2016) and husband Michael welcomed Eliana Marie on May 17th at 3:41 pm. Eliana weighed in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Read more...

ID’s Angela Mawyer Is Proud Mother of ODU Graduate and U.S. Navy Nurse Corps Ensign

Congratulations to Kendra Arias, daughter of Division of Infectious Diseases staff member Angela Mawyer, who was recently commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. Her proud mother says: “Kendra graduated with honors from Old Dominion University Nursing School with a bachelors degree in nursing and a minor in public health.“

Photo: Angela Mawyer (left) with her daughter, Ensign Kendra Arias, and Kendra’s husband, Gabriel Arias, at Kendra’s commissioning ceremony, aboard the battleship Wisconsin (decommissioned) in Virginia Beach. Read more...

DOM Education Coordinator Lisa Mackey Welcomes Tristan

Congratulations to DOM education coordinator Lisa Mackey, whose son Tristan arrived February 11 at 12:52 a.m. Tristan weighed in at 6 pounds, 10.9 ounces. Read more...