Category: In the Know

General Medicine Clinical, Research, and Educational Updates – October 2021

CLINICAL HIGHLIGHTS By Justin Mutter, MD VIRGINIA AT HOME: UVA’s NEW HOME-BASED PRIMARY CARE PROGRAM FOR HIGH-RISK OLDER ADULTS There are millions of homebound older adults across the United States.…

Message and Updates from Mark Okusa, MD, Division Chief of Nephrology – September 2021

Despite the many challenges that we faced in the past year I am proud to say that the division of Nephrology never wavered, and our faculty, fellows, and staff were…

Awards and Achievements – August 2021

Welcome, Dr. Gwen Garcia to the Division of Hematology/Oncology to the UVA Cancer Center Augusta Clinic in Fishersville. Dr. Garcia will begin seeing patients in August 2021. Congratulations to Dr.…

Volunteers Needed – COVID-19 Vaccine Study

You may qualify if you had an allergic reaction that required the use of epinephrine or a visit to the emergency room in the last 15 years OR you have…

Cardiovascular Medicine Research, Education, and Clinical Updates – June 2021

Early Career Leadership Academy Program By Dr. Mike Valentine The Cardiovascular Division has developed an Early Career Leadership Academy, to enhance self-awareness and team leadership skills, clinician engagement and wellness,…

Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology Research Update – May 2021

Platts-Mills Lab and Willson Lab Core team members in Dr. Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills’ lab include Jeffrey Wilson, MD, PhD, Core team members include Dr. Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills, Dr. Jeffrey Wilson,…

Cardiovascular Medicine Valve Program Medical Directors Announced

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr Nishtha Sodhi and Dr Kenan Yount will assume shared medical director duties for the Valve Program. This medicine, surgery,…

March 2021 Medicine Matters Features UVA DoM COVID-19 Activities

The March 2021 Medicine Matters Newsletter focuses on a few of the many activities that the Department of Medicine has led during the COVID-19 pandemic, including TV spots, articles, and…

Personal Reflections on a Pandemic by Thomas AE Platts-Mills, MD

By Thomas AE Platts-Mills, MD While starting to think about an annual report on the division, I realized that it was irrational not to think about the context. For the…

CLINICAL HIGHLIGHT: ACUTE CARE SPECIAL PATHOGENS UNIT– A QUICK GLANCE THROUGH THE REARVIEW MIRROR

By Charles Magee, MD Perspective can become distorted or lost if we allow too much time between glances into the rearview mirror. I want to take a moment to share…