Tomorrow can’t wait.

At UVA Health System, we are taking a critical look at what has come before to discover, research, teach, and care for patients in an entirely new way. You can help.

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The 2017-18 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and honors 11 UVA specialties as among the best in the U.S. This is the second consecutive year UVA tops the Virginia hospital list.

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Supply, Not Despair, Caused the Opioid Epidemic

UVA's Christopher Ruhm continues to lead the conversation on the U.S. opioid epidemic. His recent working paper shows a greater likelihood that the epidemic has been driven more by drug availability than economic disadvantage. Click the photo to learn more.

Study Suggests Hope for a Longer Life for Patients With Rare Autoimmune Disorder

UVA’s Dr. Karen Ballen was the co-investigator of a study that found stem-cell transplantation was a far more effective treatment for scleroderma than the most commonly prescribed drug treatment. Click the photo to learn more.

Earlier today our global health team worked with Dr. Kalagher and Prossy, one of the five radiology residents at MU… https://t.co/WSQw1xMoCE

"We are delighted to welcome David Rapp, MD to Urology Department at the University of Virginia. Dr. Rapp is well versed in all areas of genitourinary surgery, and will be serving all of our urologic patients. His training includes a fellowship at Virginia Mason Medical Center, Department of Urology, Seattle, VA in Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction. Dr. Rapp has a special interest in post prostatectomy incontinence and erectile dysfunction. He is also dedicated to international medical aid to impoverished countries in Africa and Central America. Welcome Dr. David Rapp!" Tracey Krupski, MD Vice-Chair | Urology Department, UVa.

Our global health team has made it to Uganda! This video is from on their way into Mbarara. More to come soon.… https://t.co/NjFDSF83pR

Our friend Tyler probably doesn’t have school on this snowy Wednesday...but he has his health and is no longer fighting #retinoblastoma thanks to #UVAChildrens. Help us help kids like Tyler on 2/3. #Mainevent2018

Family of Girl Recovering from Heart Transplant Receives New Car https://t.co/gJAs3uGhAo

UVA Engineering Tapped to Lead $27.5 Million Effort to Reinvent Computing

The $27.5 million investment will fund research to eliminate barriers to mining “big data” for breakthroughs in medicine, smart technologies and many other areas. Click the photo to learn more.

Ashley Wade, who cares for critically ill patients on one of our ICUs, recently received a patient safety award from the Virginia Nurses Association. She started her career at #UVA in 2006 as a patient care assistant and has since gotten her RN degree from Piedmont Virginia Community College and her BSN from #UVA #TeamTuesday #nurse #nursing @piedmontvacc @uva @uvaschoolofnursing