Tag: Research

Notable Achievements – March 2020

Congratulations to the faculty below who have been awarded the 2020 School of Medicine Medical Education Fellowships (total of $100,000) for their innovative proposals! We had a strong pool of…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – December 2019

The December 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features an end-of-year message from each Division. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

December 2019 Updates and Notes

  Congratulations to UVA Health on having 233 of its doctors selected for 2019-2020 Best Doctors in America List. We are proud to report that 65 Department of Medicine faculty…

Hospital Medicine Research Update – November 2019

An essential duty of a hospital medicine provider is to pick up the earliest signs of clinical deterioration. This is crucial because delays in initiation of therapy often have disastrous…

Hospital Medicine Clinical Update – November 2019

HOME TEAM PROGRAM UPDATE Nationally, an extremely small number of patients (1%) account for a disproportionate burden of healthcare costs (22%). These patients are what are referred to as high…

Message from the Chair – November 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter

Welcome to another edition of Medicine Matters. Last week, the Department’s leadership team presented our annual review to the School of Medicine. This is a good time to reflect on…

Physician Has Spent Career Helping Women with Breast Cancer Navigate Hormone Therapies

By Ruth Serven Smith, The Daily Progress (republished with permission) rserven@dailyprogress.com (434) 978-7254 First published in The Daily Progress Oct 14, 2019 University of Virginia physician Dr. Richard Santen has…

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…

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…

DOM Updates and Notes – October 2019

Awards, Publications, and New Faces A division-wide welcome to John Kim, MD who is a new provider in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. You may read more about Dr Kim…