Category: In the Know

Get Involved! DOM’s Own March Madness Race to Support the Charlottesville Free Clinic

With March Madness on the way, please click on the below link to find out more about the 1st annual UVA Department of Medicine March Madness Fundraiser to support the…

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…

Mitchell Rosner, MD Presented the Robert G. Narins Award

Mitchell Rosner, MD, was awarded the Robert G. Narins Award that honors individuals who have made contributions to teaching and education. Dr. Rosner is the Henry B. Mulholland Professor of…

ID Division Expansion with Addition of OPAT Service

The ID Division provides a safety net for patients leaving UVA hospital with intravenous antimicrobials. Last year, this safety net was expanded by the initiation of the Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial…

Hospital Medicine Research Update – November 2019

An essential duty of a hospital medicine provider is to pick up the earliest signs of clinical deterioration. This is crucial because delays in initiation of therapy often have disastrous…

Physician Has Spent Career Helping Women with Breast Cancer Navigate Hormone Therapies

By Ruth Serven Smith, The Daily Progress (republished with permission) rserven@dailyprogress.com (434) 978-7254 First published in The Daily Progress Oct 14, 2019 University of Virginia physician Dr. Richard Santen has…

General, Geriatric, Palliative Medicine Education Highlight – PATIENT STUDENT PARTNERSHIP

By Rachel Kon To expose medical students to longitudinal care of chronic illness patients and have a context to mentor students’ professional identity formation, the UVA School of Medicine launched…

General, Geriatric, Palliative Medicine Clinical Highlight – SPORTS MEDICINE

By John MacKnight, MD When I began my faculty career here at the university in 1996, I could not have dreamed that my professional life would evolve into the dream…