Notable Achievements

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...

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...

UVA Honored as Center of Excellence for Bone Marrow Cancer

UVA Is The Only Center in Virginia to Earn This Designation

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 14, 2017 – University of Virginia Cancer Center has earned recognition as a national center of excellence for its care of patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a cancer of the bone marrow that often leads to leukemia. Read more...

Excellence in Cardiac Care: National Awards for UVA’s Heart Failure and Heart Attack Care Programs

(l-r) Cardiovascular Medicine faculty members James Bergin, Andrew Buda, and Jamie Kennedy, members of the UVA heart failure team.

 

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the UVA Heart and Vascular Center garnered recognition and awards this month for two of its programs. Read more...

ID’s Heysell and Houpt Receive Award from National TB Controllers Association

Eric Houpt and Scott Heysell, at a TB conference in Russia.

Infectious Diseases faculty members Scott Heysell, MD, and Eric Houpt, MD, were part of a collaborative team, with staff from the Virginia Department of Health, who jointly received the Robert Koch award from the National TB Controllers Association in April. Read more...

CV’s Travis Moss Wins Young Investigator Award from ISCE

CV fellow Travis Moss, MD

Cardiovascular third-year fellow Travis Moss, MD, won first place in the Jos Willems Young Investigator Competition at this year’s meeting of the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiography, held in April at St. Read more...