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4/4/24 issue

BIMS Students Receive Their First Lab Coats

4/3/2024

The School of Medicine celebrated our first-year BIMS students at the UVA Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BIMS) Lab Coat Ceremony on March 29. This event marks the transition to…

Category: Featured

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Research in Motion: Ling Qi

4/3/2024

I have enjoyed the process of unlocking the secrecy of how the protein degradation system works in physiology, and how it breaks down in disease. The other aspect I enjoy…

Category: Media Highlights

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Jennifer Charlton, MD, Awarded $2.8 Million to Study Vitamin D Metabolism After Preterm Birth

4/3/2024

Jennifer Charlton, MD, MSc, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, was awarded a $2.8 million R01 grant to study vitamin D metabolism following preterm birth.…

Category: Research

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Thurl Harris, PhD, Awarded $2.3 Million to Study Why Post-Meal Metabolism Differs in Lean Versus Obese Individuals

4/3/2024

Thurl Harris, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmocology and Department of Medicine Division of Endrocinology and Metabolism, was awarded a $2.3 million NIH grant for a project…

Category: Research

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UVA Health Seeks to Improve Cancer Prevention, Clinical Trial Access Across U.S.

4/3/2024

Two University of Virginia Cancer Center experts in gynecologic cancer have outlined simple steps to improve cancer prevention for millions of rural and medically underserved Americans, as well as increase…

Category: Research

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Kenneth Walsh, PhD, and Team Discover How Y Chromosome Loss Triggers Form of Heart Failure Prevalent in Men

4/3/2024

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a gene on the Y chromosome that contributes to the greater incidence of heart failure in men. Y chromosome loss in…

Category: Research

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One Team United on Access — Did You Know? Physicians Have an Asynchronous Slot Available for Non-Patient Facing Clinical Work

4/3/2024

An asynchronous slot is the lowest visit duration slot (usually 15 or 20 minutes) on a physician’s template to perform non-patient facing clinical work that is required to care for…

Category: Clinical

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UVA Presents at Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Conference

4/3/2024

The UVA Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging had a great showing at the Society of Interventional Radiology's annual meeting. Several department residents and fellows delivered scientific presentations at the…

Category: Clinical

The Society of Interventional Radiology

Run With Jim for UVA Health Children’s

4/3/2024

Run with Jim. Help our youngest patients. President Jim Ryan will run his 13th Boston Marathon on April 15, in honor of the patients and health care providers at UVA…

Category: Philanthropy

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Academy for Excellence in Education Applications Due April 5, 2024

4/3/2024

The Academy for Excellence in Education was founded to build an inclusive learning community of educators and to foster and honor educational excellence across the UVA School of Medicine. We…

Category: Education

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Housestaff Council for Diversity and Inclusion 6th Annual Trainee Diversity and Inclusion Conference Planned for April 13

4/3/2024

The Housestaff Council for Diversity and Inclusion (HCDI) 6th Annual Trainee Diversity and Inclusion Conference (TDIC) is planned for Saturday, April 13, from 8am - 3pm. This year, the conference…

Category: Events

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Andrew Parsons, MD, Receives the Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Student Educator

4/3/2024

Andrew Parsons, MD, MPH, FACP, has been awarded the Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Student Educator by the American College of Physicians (ACP), a national organization of internal…

Category: Faculty

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Nominate a Colleague for the Jefferson Awards

4/3/2024

The Thomas Jefferson Awards are the highest honors given to members of the University community who have exemplified the principles, ideals, and mission of the University, in their character, work,…

Category: Call for Nominations

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Nominate: Hoos Building Bridges Award

4/3/2024

The Hoos Building Bridges award acknowledges the cross-disciplinary partnerships and projects of staff and team members. Recipients demonstrate leadership and build thoughtful collaborations and relationships across schools, units, and/or departments.…

Category: Call for Nominations

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Christopher Holstege, MD, Study About ‘Magic Mushrooms’ Featured in More Than 150 News Outlets Nationally

4/3/2024

A UVA School of Medicine study that found a spike in calls to U.S. poison centers involving psilocybin, or “magic mushrooms,” among adolescents and young adults after it was decriminalized…

Category: Media Highlights

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