James Scheiman, MD, to Join Gastroenterology as Division Chief

Dr. Mitch Rosner, chair of the Department of Medicine, recently announced that James Scheiman, MD, will be joining UVA in October as chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. In an email sent to the department on June 15th, Dr. Rosner wrote:

I am pleased to report to you that Dr. James Scheiman from the University of Michigan has accepted the position of Division Chief for Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Scheiman is an accomplished clinician, clinical investigator and educator who will help lead the Division on its continued path to excellence in all of our missions. Dr. Scheiman will arrive in October 2017; please welcome him.

I would like to thank the search committee, led by Dr. Michael Ragosta, for its time and efforts. Most importantly, I am grateful to the leadership of Dr. Steve Cohn and Dr. Cindy Yoshida, who have led the division during a time of transition. Their leadership has been exemplary, and we owe them a debt of gratitude for their selfless service.