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Retirement of David Peura, MD

By Vanessa Shami, MD The Man who has touched the lives of many… AKA “The Big Kahuna” To those who know Dr David Peura only superficially, he is a renowned…

Message from the Chair – July 2020

I hope everyone is well and holding up during these difficult times. It is times like these when we have to act as a community and support one another. What…

2020 Gastroenterology & Hepatology Incoming Fellows Highlights

By: Neeral Shah, MD Kelly Diaz – Kelly is originally from Richmond, VA. She completed her undergraduate work at Yale University, medical school at Columbia, and residency at Mt. Sinai…

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Chief Message

For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss…

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…

Message from the Chair – June 2020

Spring is here and I hope all of you are enjoying some time outside while at the same time ensuring that you stay safe and well. This is a special…

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…

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…

2019–2020 Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Highlights

2019 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Fellow Poster Presentations: Our fellowship was well represented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference held in December…