Category: In the Know

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…

Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement in the Department of Medicine: Our road ahead

The country, the state, and our community in Central Virginia are living unprecedented challenges where a public health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic and the exacerbation of racial-ethnic tensions are…

New Director of the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology Appointment

By David S. Wilkes, MD Congratulations to Coleen McNamara, MD, on her appointment as Director of the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology (“Carter Immunology Center,” or CIC), effective December…

Nephrology Divisional Spotlight – September 2020

This year has changed and challenged us in ways that none of us could have ever imagined. So what did we do? We rose to the challenge, and we adapted…

Dr Robert Carey to Receive AHA Distinguished Scientist Award

Congratulations to Dr Robert Carey who will be receiving the American Heart Association (AHA) Distinguished Scientist Award for 2020. The award is the highest award given by the AHA in…

Scholar’s Day 2020

By Brian S. Uthlaut, MD COVID-19 has been a disruption to so many aspects of our life in medicine, including student and resident education. However, there is much to be…

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…