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UVA Study: Inpatient Satisfaction Improved by Five-Minute Intervention
A study at the UVA School of Medicine found that a daily five-minute conversation that focused on hospitalized patients “as people” significantly improved their satisfaction with their medical care. Click the photo to learn more.
Today we want to give a shout out to our awesome student representatives, Kendra Jackson, SMD ’18, and Michael Dougherty, SMD ‘20, who serve on the UVA Medical Alumni Association's Board of Directors. This photo was taken at Friday evening's Bicentennial Launch Celebration, where they joined medical alumni and other guests for this special occasion. Thanks, Kendra and Michael, for all you do!
Pinn Hall Dedication: What a Great Day!
Click the photo for an an overview and video coverage of the Dedication of Pinn Hall on Sept. 13, 2017.
Make plans now to join us for the 2018 Medical School Reunion Weekend, April 27-29. We look forward to welcoming back classes ending in 3 and 8 for a fun-filled weekend in Charlottesville. Registration will open in January 2018, but you can make hotel reservations now. Visit UVAMedAlum.org/reunion to learn more. #uvamed #UVA
This year, for the first time, UVA School of Medicine has promoted as many women as men to the rank of full professor. This is not just important in our SOM, but for women across the country — and how we got here is a story worth telling.
Read about it on the Dean's Blog – a special post by Susan Pollart, MD, MS, with stories from Carol Manning, PhD, of the UVa School of Medicine Committee on Women; Kathie Hullfish, MD; and Wendy Novicoff, PhD: https://news.med.virginia.edu/deans-office-blog/pt-som-promotes-as-many-women-as-men/
The university is proud to dedicate Pinn Hall in honor of Dr. Vivian Pinn, a 1967 graduate of the School of Medicine https://t.co/xBJ33ock7J