Kyle B. Enfield, MD, Res ’06, Fel ’10
September 20, 2021 – The UVA Medical Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 Early Achievement Award: Kyle B. Enfield, MD, Res ’06, Fel ’10, MS FSHEA FCCM.
Enfield is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and serves as the associate chief medical officer for critical care at UVA Health. Prior to completing his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at the University of Virginia, Enfield completed his Medical Doctorate and Masters in Epidemiology from the University of Oklahoma.
Since joining the faculty, Enfield has served in various roles within the health system: assistant hospital epidemiologist, medical director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit, and currently serves as the associate chief medical officer for critical care. During that tenure, he helped develop the Special Pathogens Unit to care for patients with Ebola disease in 2014, which helped prepare UVA for its response to COVID-19. He has also expanded UVA’s reach by developing a nurse practitioner-run, telemedicine-supported ICU at Culpeper Regional Hospital.
Over the course of his career, Enfield has written or contributed to over 100 articles. He has been the academic advisor to students in public health as well as the School of Nursing. He has been named a Fellow in the Society of Health Care Epidemiologists and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. At UVA, he has been recognized for his clinical excellence by the Department of Medicine (2020) and the School of Medicine (2014).
Congratulations to Dr. Enfield on this well-deserved recognition.