Notable Achievements

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 by our two clinical surveyors was evidence of:

A Cohesive team comprised of dedicated healthcare professionals with cardiac and pulmonary expertise. Read more...

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 presented annually to a student, faculty or staff member of the Health System who embodies Dr. Read more...

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 likely to effect the way millions of patients are diagnosed and treated for the disease.  Read more...

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

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine chief Brian Annex, MD

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 list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great heart programs. Read more...

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 pleased to announce that Mark D. Read more...

UVA Cancer Named to National “100 Great Oncology Programs” List

From UVA Connect (10/4/17)

For the fifth consecutive year, national healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review has named the UVA Cancer Center to its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great oncology programs. Read more...

Two in a Row: DOM Staffers Recognized With U-Team “Member of the Month” Awards

Margaret Kuhlman, a coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency program, and Sarah Creef-Bauger, the top administrator for two DOM divisions, were selected as “UTeam Member of the Month” for July and August, respectively.  Read more...

Terry Bennett Receives 2017 Leonard Sandridge Staff Award

Terry Bennett is the Department of Medicine’s GME Compliance Manager, a job that entails making sure that all of DOM’s education programs — including the largest residency program in the School of Medicine, and 19 subspecialty fellowship training programs — are in full compliance with a complicated array of rules and required tasks set by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medicine Education (ACGME). Read more...

16 DOM Faculty Earn Promotion or Tenure in AY 2016-17

School of Medicine Dean David Wilkes recently posted a list of 64 SOM faculty who had earned promotion or tenure during the 2016-2017 academic year on the Dean’s Office Blog, offering his congratulations and saying he was “very pleased that their hard work and excellence [was] recognized by the Promotion and Tenure Committees and the Board of Visitors.”

The list below has been edited to include only Department of Medicine faculty. Read more...

2017 DOM Faculty & Staff Awards Honor Excellence

Every year the Department of Medicine presents awards to faculty and staff members for outstanding contributions to the mission of the department. Faculty awards are presented for excellence in:

Clinical Care: as demonstrated by outstanding productivity, a high level of patient satisfaction, development of new programs, or other areas of excellence. Read more...