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“Most homebound seniors have not received medical care at home.” -Nengliang “Aaron” Yao of @MedicineUVA https://t.co/cmi38mWSEW

Dean David Wilkes, on @MedicineUVA winning the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for the seventh conse… https://t.co/wRw5yhFPFR

For the 7th consecutive year, UVA School of Medicine has received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellenc… https://t.co/rtSNpOmgvU

Catch up on @MedicineUVA faculty news, from grants to awards to publications, for the week ending November 9:… https://t.co/UYs3oIrh5p

Dr. Fran Garrett-Bakelman from @uvamedicine discusses recommendations for institutional leaders for improving workf… https://t.co/qW8Ghu2H0C

Congratulations to Dr Norwood for the Hostler Award! https://t.co/KWl1aueTtU

Great photo from yesterday's Faculty Awards and Honors event! Stay tuned next week, when we will be posting daily f… https://t.co/coTgwj5uA8

A new approach pioneered by @MedicineUVA + @UVAEngineers combines computer modeling + lab work to help us understan… https://t.co/bzxPnHXJZd

NASA Astronaut Touches Down at UVA

Astronaut Scott Tingle, who spent 168 days on the International Space Station, recently spoke to UVA School of Medicine about his lifelong dream of going into space and what it was like when he was finally made it there. Some of his answers were quite surprising, such as when I asked him about his feelings the night before the launch. I thought he might have been frightened or excited or in a state of disbelief, but he said he was mainly tired. After all the the training and preparations, he was so exhausted he was ready for them to hit the launch button, no matter what may follow. Click the photo to read more.

Connecting to the Waiting Patient: Stories from Our Employees [VIDEO]

The primary goal of the School of Medicine dean’s office is to make sure that our efforts enable the School’s tri-partite mission of education, research, and clinical care, and benefit the “waiting” patient. It is the patient who is waiting for a cure, the next generation of physicians, or an appointment with a physician who can deliver needed care. Click the photo to learn more.