Category: In the Know

Message from the Chair – July 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter

Welcome to Summer! As the academic year ends, it is time to celebrate the multiple achievements in the Department of Medicine across all of our missions. In this edition of…

The NASA Twins Study

Dr Francine Garrett-Bakelman (a.k.a. Fran), a physician scientist in the Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, was one of the first co-authors on a Science paper published on…

2019 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards

Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from DOM faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!…

Center for Human Therapeutics to Begin Operations in April

 The Center for Human Therapeutics is a new, FDA-approved facility for the production of cellular and immune clinical products for human clinical trials at the University of Virginia. Located on…

DoM Residents Awarded Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation recently awarded its Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, two DoM residents were umong the honored recipiants. This award recognizes outstanding humanistic teaching residents as…

Dr. Greg Hong Appointed to ADE

Dr. Greg Hong was appointed to the Academy of Distinguished Educators. The ADE was founded by the Dean of the School of Medicine in 2003 to provide an organizational structure…

UVA Expands Type 1 Diabetes Technology Clinic

University of Virginia Health System has opened an expanded outpatient clinic to help patients with type 1 diabetes and insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes more easily obtain appropriate technology…

Notable Achievements – February 2019

Dr. Kambiz Kalantari, The Division of Nephrology, was elected as The Harrison Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Medicine, and won The Jefferson Scholars Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Karen…