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Welcome to 2017! We start the New Year feeling a sense of excitement about what lies ahead and tremendous pride in our 2016 accomplishments.

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The Gift of a Kidney: Spring Vim & Vigor

Read the remarkable story of a family's history of kidney transplants, focused ultrasound and the recovery of actor Mark Ruffalo from a rare brain tumor. Click the photo for the spring issue of UVA Health System's family health magazine.

When Screening for Disease, Risk is as Important to Consider as Benefits, Study Indicates

Statistician Karen Kafadar is developing new techniques for understanding the difference between length of diagnosis and length of life regarding cancer screening. Click the photo to read more.

UVA Names New Transplant Center Director

University of Virginia Health System has named Jose Oberholzer, MD, a researcher and surgeon who has performed more than 1,000 transplant-related surgeries, as the new director of the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center. Click the photo to read more.

UVA House Call with Pediatric Cardiologist Jeffrey Vergales, MD

1 in every 110 babies is born with a congenital heart defect, but many go on to have active childhoods. Click the photo to learn more.

Time flies! We took this photo of @uvamenshoops legend Malcolm Brogdon almost 3 years ago for a sports cardiology story. Tonight, his No. 15 will be retired #UVA #ACCMBB @accsports

Considering shoulder replacement surgery? UVA Orthopaedic Surgeon Stephen Brockmeier, MD explains:

It's RITE week in CVille! In the next eight hours, these neurology residents are most likely to: a. Wish they had reviewed that list of lysosomal storage diseases one more time b. Remember what Dr. Southerland said about the substantia innominata c. Summon test-taking nirvana by channeling Dr. Taplinger d. Develop a fortification scotoma e. All of the above!

Is This Normal?: The Causes of Heart Flutter & Palpitations

Has your heart ever skipped a beat? Click the photo to find out what causes heart flutter, and when you could have afib and should see a doctor.

7 Quick Questions: Meet Charlottesville Kidney Doctor Karen Warburton

Get to know Charlottesville kidney doctor Karen Warburton, who specializes in kidney and pancreas transplants at the University of Virginia. Click the photo to read more.

Thanks for the book! It's always a treat when we visit UVA children's hospital! What a wonderful children literacy organization! #thesohocenter #uvachildrenshospital #child2000