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2020 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards

Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from the Department of Medicine faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of…

DOM Medicine Matters Newsletter – July 2020

The July 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Scholar’s Day 2020

By Brian S. Uthlaut, MD COVID-19 has been a disruption to so many aspects of our life in medicine, including student and resident education. However, there is much to be…

Notable Achievements – June 2020

Congratulations to everyone! The Department of Medicine is the recipient of the Mulholland Award from the graduating School of Medicine students for the fifth year running. This award recognizes the…

UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Program

UVA Valve Program Expansion: The Advanced Cardiac Valve Program at UVA, under the leadership of Drs. Scott Lim and Gorav Ailawadi, has had a dynamic year with significant growth and…

Latino Community Health Initiative During COVID-19

Latinos are among the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic for the following reasons: • Language barriers are highly prevalent and limit the effectiveness of communications between the patients,…

Telemedicine Collaboration

Valvular heart diseases related to rheumatic fever is common in sub-Sahara Africa and especially Zambia, a country located in southern Africa. Because of the general lack of local cardiovascular expertise…

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Chief Message

University of Virginia’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, led by Christopher M. Kramer, MD, is nationally recognized for excellence in clinical care, research, and teaching. Faculty members provide expert, comprehensive care…

Message from Division Chief Thomas Platts-Mills – May 2020

Our subspecialty has at least three branches which influence our clinics and our research. The primary branch of our practice focuses on traditional allergic diseases, and particularly allergic rhinitis, asthma,…

Hematology/Oncology Updates – April 2020

Recent Hematology/Oncology Division Faculty on National & International Committees & Boards Dr. Kelly Davidson – Member, American Board of Internal Medicine Hematology Exam Committee Dr. Laahn Foster – Member, ASH…