Category: News and Notes

2020 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards

Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from the Department of Medicine faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of…

Retirement of Rachel Ann Hays, MD

By Brian Behm, MD Ann graduated Summa Cum Laude at East Tennessee State University in 1975 and then completed her MD degree, residency, and gastroenterology fellowship at the University of…

Retirement of David Peura, MD

By Vanessa Shami, MD The Man who has touched the lives of many… AKA “The Big Kahuna” To those who know Dr David Peura only superficially, he is a renowned…

2020 Gastroenterology & Hepatology Incoming Fellows Highlights

By: Neeral Shah, MD Kelly Diaz – Kelly is originally from Richmond, VA. She completed her undergraduate work at Yale University, medical school at Columbia, and residency at Mt. Sinai…

DOM Medicine Matters Newsletter – July 2020

The July 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Chief Message

For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss…

DOM Medicine Matters Newsletter – June 2020

The June 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of  Cardiovascular Medicine. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Notable Achievements – June 2020

Congratulations to everyone! The Department of Medicine is the recipient of the Mulholland Award from the graduating School of Medicine students for the fifth year running. This award recognizes the…

Cardiovascular Clinical Highlights – June 2020

Amyloid/Sarcoid Clinical Program Update Amyloidosis is a condition caused by the deposition of misfolded proteins in tissues including the heart, nerves, and kidneys. Cardiac amyloidosis has been considered a rare…

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…