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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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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have put together an interesting infographic regarding lung cancer. Take a look! There is some great information about who should have lung cancer screening performed. Call 434.924.9333 to make an appointment with our Lung Cancer Screening Nurse Practitioner if you are interested in being screened.

Jason A. Papin, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering “One quality that Jason has that makes him an effective advisor is his ability to tailor his mentorship style to his students’ needs and his willingness to adapt to changing needs over time.” – Student “He is not the type of boss who only cares about data and results; he also cares about the growth of the individual beyond his or her research. In a recent meeting, I was lamenting the state of my data and Jason, confident that things would eventually come together, reminded me that I have learned so much in the process. He clearly prioritizes the whole individual and not just the accumulation of work.” – Student “Many professors are good teachers, but Jason is more than a teacher, he’s an outstanding mentor. Jason has a strong commitment to empowering students and promoting their success. He is one of the most influential mentors of my graduate career, and I know I am not the only one who feels that way.” – Student “Jason has cultivated in me the ability to truly be an independent thinker and scientist, and I believe this to be true for all his graduate students in the past, in the present, and undoubtedly in the future.” – Student

Fiercely proud of UVA Health System's stellar RN Jbone Barty -- who conceived of 'The Pause' and who's one of just 6 nurses from across the US to be nominated for the The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare's Compassionate Caregiver Award for 2017. University of Virginia nurses are the BEST!!

We continue to be immensely proud of Clinical Ambassador Jonathan Bartels (Jbone Barty). He's been named one of six finalists for The Schwartz Center's National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year Award! The Award recipient will be announced and honored this week in Boston. Thank you for your commitment to helping and healing others through extraordinary acts of compassion - well-deserved, national recognition! Please join us in congratulating Jon! https://uvaconnect.com/uva-nurse-a-finalist-for-national-compassionate-caregiver-of-the-year/

I have just witnessed a miracle at the hands of the UVA NICU! A baby boy born at 23 wks and weighing 380g is being… https://t.co/v15EWN4Bsp

Vivian Pinn, MD '67, returned to Grounds yesterday as part of the University's first Women's Global Leadership Forum. Dr. Pinn spoke on a panel titled "Health and Education Challenges for Women and Girls." She is the former director of the National Institutes of Health's Office of Research on Women’s Health. #uvamed ... #Repost @uva_events (@get_repost) ・・・ Tune in to the Women's Global Leadership Forum today: www.presidentialprecinct.org/live #uva200 #wglf • • • Photo Credit: Tom Daly (@tomdalyphoto)

Congratulations to Dr. Arun Krishnaraj for winning the Dean's Award for Clinical Excellence 2017. Well deserved Dr. K!