Category: News and Notes

International Outreach

In April, Dr. Bryan Sauer led a UVA Medical Team to Guatemala to provide treatment to the people there. As a result, dozens of people in Guatemala are now getting…

UVA’S Endoscopy Units Receive Top Honors

Both of UVA’s endoscopy units were acknowledged by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) in their Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program designed to identify units that are committed to delivering…

Notable Achievements – July 2019

Congratulations to Dr Kambiz Kalantari who is one of two winners of the 2019 American Society of Nephrology’s (ASN) Mid-Career Distinguished Educator Award. This award honors individuals who have made…

Message from the Chair – July 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter

Welcome to Summer! As the academic year ends, it is time to celebrate the multiple achievements in the Department of Medicine across all of our missions. In this edition of…

Message From Dr. James Scheiman – Division Chief Gastronenterology

I am very excited to share with you many of our enhancements to clinical care, research, and education. It is hard to believe that nearly a year and a half…

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology History

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UVA, now headed by Dr James Scheiman well known for his seminal work in preventing post-ERCP pancreatitis, has a long history of significant…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – July 2019

The July 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: RDOMWebNewsletter@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

CHIEF GRAND ROUNDS

Building the Exemplary Physician: Tackling Educational Challenges in Medical Education Outgoing Chief Residents Drs Walid El-Nahal, Carrie Hamilton, Amy Ogurick, and Anthony Peters delivered their Grand Rounds talk on making…

The NASA Twins Study

Dr Francine Garrett-Bakelman (a.k.a. Fran), a physician scientist in the Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, was one of the first co-authors on a Science paper published on…

2019 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards

Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from DOM faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!…