Tag: medicine matters

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…

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

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…

DOM Medicine Matters Newsletter – June 2020

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

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…

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…