Tag: October Medicine Matters Newsletter

Message from the Chair -October 2020

This month our focus is on the largest Division in the Department of Medicine. The Division of General Medicine, Geriatrics, Palliative Care and Hospital Medicine is led by Dr. Mo…

New Director of the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology Appointment

By David S. Wilkes, MD Congratulations to Coleen McNamara, MD, on her appointment as Director of the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology (“Carter Immunology Center,” or CIC), effective December…

GENERAL, GERIATRIC, & PALLIATIVE MEDICINE FACULTY PROFILE – Christina Tieu

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been an assistant professor within the Geriatrics department at UVA for two years and have been co-clerkship director of the UVA…

GENERAL, GERIATRIC, & PALLIATIVE MEDICINE FACULTY PROFILE – David Callender

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA for 1 year, after an early career as a military and embassy physician. I grew up in Northern Virginia,…

GENERAL, GERIATRIC, & PALLIATIVE MEDICINE FACULTY PROFILE – Nat Timmins

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been at UVA for just over a year. After practicing in Colorado Springs, CO for 19 years, my wife and I…

GENERAL, GERIATRIC, PALLIATIVE MEDICINE STAFF PROFILE – Michelle Pottala

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve worked at UVA for a total of ten years, spending the last two in the SOM-Division of General Medicine and the previous…

Billing Team Spotlight Profile – Donna Fuller

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been working for UVA Physicians Group for eighteen years, and almost twelve of those have been for the Department of Medicine.…

General, Geriatric, Palliative Medicine Clinical Highlight – COMBATTING INFECTIONS IN THE ELDERLY

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD Over the past 15 years, Dr Laurie Archbald has been involved in infectious disease research to address the infections that affect the geriatric population. With a fellowship…

Statewide Survey Report on Interest and Barriers to Telehealth Delivery of DSMES and National DPP in Virginia

Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention and Education Over the next five years, the Virginia Department of Health would like to expand telehealth’s use for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES)…

General, Geriatric, Palliative Medicine Clinical Highlight – ECONSULTS

By Kim Dowdell, MD eConsults are an asynchronous consult exchange within the electronic medical record between care providers. In many ways, it is the formalization and digitalization of the curbside…