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...

GI Wins 2017 SCOPY Award From American College of Gastroenterology

Amy Doran, MD, accepts a SCOPY on behalf of UVA’s Division of Gastroenterology. (Photo: Brian Behm)

The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) announced the winners of its third annual SCOPY Awards (Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention and Year-Round Excellence) in October, and DOM’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (UVA GI) was one of 21 programs around the country recognized with an award. 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...

Gen Med’s Andrew Parsons Co-Authors Guidelines Aimed at Eliminating Unnecessary Lab Tests of Hospitalized Patients

Andrew Parsons, MD, MPH

Important new guidelines aimed at eliminating unnecessary lab testing of hospitalized patients were published in the October 16th issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. Andrew Parsons, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the Hospital Medicine section of the Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine, served as senior author of the paper. Read more...