Category: Top News

International Outreach

In April, Dr. Bryan Sauer led a UVA Medical Team to Guatemala to provide treatment to the people there. As a result, dozens of people in Guatemala are now getting…

UVA’S Endoscopy Units Receive Top Honors

Both of UVA’s endoscopy units were acknowledged by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) in their Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program designed to identify units that are committed to delivering…

Message From Dr. James Scheiman – Division Chief Gastronenterology

I am very excited to share with you many of our enhancements to clinical care, research, and education. It is hard to believe that nearly a year and a half…

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology History

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UVA, now headed by Dr James Scheiman well known for his seminal work in preventing post-ERCP pancreatitis, has a long history of significant…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – July 2019

The July 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: RDOMWebNewsletter@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

The NASA Twins Study

Dr Francine Garrett-Bakelman (a.k.a. Fran), a physician scientist in the Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, was one of the first co-authors on a Science paper published on…

2019 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards

Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from DOM faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!…

Addressing Pulmonary Health Disparities In Central Appalachia

In part as a result of the decline in extractive industries such as coal mining, Appalachian counties in Virginia face ongoing socioeconomic challenges with high rates of poverty and unemployment…

BILLING TEAM SPOTLIGHT PROFILE – Lisa Madison

Tell us a little bit about yourself. In 2003 I worked at a CD/I’ve loved the medical field since I was in middle school. After a few months of working…

DIVISION SPOTLIGHT – ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY – Message From Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills – Division Chief, Allergy & Immunology

One of the dominant themes of Medicine in the last 50 years has been change. This includes both change created by technical advances and changes in disease that in most…