Category: In the Know

UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Program

UVA Valve Program Expansion: The Advanced Cardiac Valve Program at UVA, under the leadership of Drs. Scott Lim and Gorav Ailawadi, has had a dynamic year with significant growth and…

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…

Education Team Engagement During COVID-19

By Joy Hilton, Department of Medicine Director of Education Team engagement has always been a priority for the Department’s central education team. Each year, we have participated in projects designed…

2019–2020 Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Highlights

2019 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Fellow Poster Presentations: Our fellowship was well represented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference held in December…

Hematology/Oncology Updates – April 2020

Recent Hematology/Oncology Division Faculty on National & International Committees & Boards Dr. Kelly Davidson – Member, American Board of Internal Medicine Hematology Exam Committee Dr. Laahn Foster – Member, ASH…

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…

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…

Advanced Diabetes Management Clinic

In January 2019, The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and the Center of Diabetes Technology established an Advanced Diabetes Management (ADM) Clinic – a unique facility that now provides diabetes…

The First Interoperable, Automated Insulin Dosing System

Dr Sue Brown and Dr Stacey Anderson, in collaboration with other members of the Center for Diabetes Technology (CDT), have pursued a path to advance the use of technology, including…