Category: News Briefs (Page 5)
UVA Eliminates Shielding During Imaging Exams
Advances in technology and new evidence outlining the minimal risks of limited radiation exposure justify this shift in practice.
CME Event: “The Public Health Crisis of Racism” Featuring a UVA Family Medicine Physician
Watch today to learn more about the association between racism and health outcomes.
Five UVA Children’s Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
UVA Children’s pediatric care clinics are once again welcoming new and existing patients for on-site appointments, offering a variety of services ranging from well-child visits to more immediate or specialized care.
COVID-19: Antibody Testing to Reveal Extent of Infections Across Virginia
The Virginia Coronavirus Serology Project will help estimate how many people have had the virus without showing symptoms, or went untested, and better predict how COVID-19 may affect the state in the future.
National ‘100 Great Hospitals’ List Honors UVA Medical Center
Becker’s Hospital Review highlighted UVA's ranking as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report, as well as its research efforts.
COVID-19’s Dangerous Cardiovascular Complications
In addition to the pulmonary complications of COVID-19, the virus also may cause cardiovascular complications, including heart failure, heart attack and stroke.
Virtual Panel: Watch UVA Researchers Discuss the COVID-19 Crisis
A select group of UVA’s top researchers spoke on May 11 about what they’re doing to meet the many challenges of COVID-19. Watch the video here.
Stay Connected: Your Link to Local COVID-19 Information
Tools you can use to stay connected to UVA Health during the pandemic and beyond.
Stay Informed: Live Educational Sessions on COVID-19 Resources and Response
Join peer mentors from across the state as they share best practices and community resources, and provide support for care providers throughout the Commonwealth.
UVA Welcomes New Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Craig Kent, MD
Kent, an internationally recognized vascular surgeon, will oversee and lead all UVA Health operations, which means he will have a hand in every aspect of academic medicine, including clinical care, research education and community outreach.