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These newer prostate cancer treatments are more effective and have a smaller risk of side effects, like urinary inc…

We’re working hard to make patients feel heard. “Radiology reports are not well understood by patients.”…

Life After A Pediatric Brain Tumor: Addie Kingery’s Story

Addie Kingery was diagnosed with a pediatric brain tumor in her senior year. She developed a unique relationship with her surgeon. Click the photo to watch her story.

A Dementia Caregiver’s Story: Supporting Two Family Members in Cognitive Decline

After many years as a dementia caregiver for her aunt and mother, Geneva Alexanderson realizes the importance of taking care of herself. Click the photo to read more.

UVA Promotes a Better Way to Live and Die

As Baby Boomers move through their senior years, experts say we’re spending big bucks on medical care, often without improving quality of that life. Click the photo to read more.

This UVA Nursing Alumna is Helping to Create Better Health Care Facilities

One of just a handful of nurse-architects in the U.S., Tammy Felker uses her deep understanding of nursing to inform her work designing architectural spaces with health care clients. Click the photo to read more.

Dr. Mutter is 1 of only ~5k primary care providers in the U.S. who does house calls. He’s hoping to change healthca…

One of our favorite stories - UVA’s Bobby Chhabra, MD on the surgery that gave a boy thumbs:

Geneva Alexanderson was already the primary caregiver for her aunt. Then her mom got sick. She realized she had to…

Local doctor uses in-home visits to improve patient care

More and more seniors are homebound and have a hard time getting to the doctor and hospital, according to UVa researchers. Click the photo to read more.