Category: In the Know

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…

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…