Congratulations to our Health Literacy Champions of 2018! These six have gone above and beyond to help our patients and families understand and use health information and instructions. Thank you all for making a difference!
December 7, 2018
Midcentury to Modern, UVA's Men in Nursing
Some 62 years after UVA Nursing’s 1901 founding came its first enrolled male student, Thomas Watters, an ex-Navy corpsman who was admitted in 1963, a year after the program opened to men. Watters – who became nursing class president – would go on to graduate in 1966 and join the U.S. Army’s nurse anesthetist program. Click the photo to learn more.
PROSTATE CARE - WSCPH is a multi-disciplinary effort supporting collaboration among scientists, clinicians, and patients for innovative research, diagnostic tools, and noninvasive interventions. We builds on partnerships developed within the UVA School of Medicine and Medical Center to deliver state-of-the- art care to men in central Virginia.
Nursing, Pediatrics Professor Named Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice
Haizlip, who teaches both students and clinicians teamwork skills, will be officially inducted into the National Academies of Practice in Medicine in March, 2019. Click the photo to read more.
December 7, 2018
THRIV Holds 1st Annual Clinical Research Symposium
Last month, the Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (THRIV) held the 1st Annual THRIV Scholars Clinical Translational Research Symposium. THRIV was established in January 2017 as the cornerstone of our Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program application; a mechanism to promote excellence in clinical and translational research across UVA. Click the photo to learn more.
Congrats to Dr. Fritz Angle who was voted first place in OurHealth Magazine's 2018 Bedside Manner Awards for radiology. Dr. Angle says, “Patience is the key to a successful visit: the most useful information is often revealed when you least expect it.”
See all the winners here: https://bit.ly/2rmzh4G