Category: Notable Achievements

Dr. Greg Hong Appointed to ADE

Dr. Greg Hong was appointed to the Academy of Distinguished Educators. The ADE was founded by the Dean of the School of Medicine in 2003 to provide an organizational structure…

Notable Achievements – February 2019

Dr. Kambiz Kalantari, The Division of Nephrology, was elected as The Harrison Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Medicine, and won The Jefferson Scholars Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Karen…

Recent Accomplishments and Awards in Nephrology

Dr. Kambiz Kalantari, The Division of Nephrology, was elected as The Harrison Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Medicine, and won The Jefferson Scholars Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Karen…

Dr. Davidson Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary

Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Davidson on her 10 year anniversary with the Division of Hematology/Oncology.

Notable Achievements

Academy of Distinguished Educators Named Congratulations to the incoming members of The Academy of Distinguished Educators! Jeanetta Frye, MD; Gregory Hong, MD, PhD; Victor Soukouis, MD; and Karen Warburton, MD.…

Pulmonary Hypertension Review Committee Grants UVA Four Year Accreditation

We learned February 2018 that after an extensive application process and on-site visit and evaluation, the Pulmonary Hypertension Review Committee has granted UVA’s program a four year accreditation! Particularly noted…

Drs. Luna and Carson Receive MLK Award

Congratulations to Max Luna, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Eric Carson, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, on receiving the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Health System Award. This award is…

New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure From AHA/ACC Will Effect Millions In U.S.

UVA's Robert Carey, MD, Served as Vice Chair of Guidelines Committee |  The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently released revised national guidelines for hypertension that are…

National “100 Great Heart Programs” List Features UVA Heart & Vascular Center

By Eric Swensen, 11/10/17 UVA Health System news release (http://newsroom.uvahealth.com/2017/11/10/national-100-great-heart-programs-list-features-uva/) Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center at UVA Medical Center to the national healthcare publication’s 2017…

Nephrology Chief Mark Okusa Elected President of the American Society of Nephrology

Okusa will lead an organization of nearly 17,000 health professionals dedicated to leading the fight against kidney diseases ASN media release - 11/4/17 The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is…