J. Scott Just, MD

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

J. Scott Just, MD ’96, Res ’99, MBA, FACEP, is the chief executive officer of University of Virginia Physicians Group, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization chartered to UVA to provide clinical and administrative services in support of UVA Medical Center and UVA School of Medicine, effective May 30, 2023.

An experienced physician and healthcare leader, Just most recently served as president of Augusta Medical Group and vice president of Augusta Health since 2018. His key responsibilities there included managing clinics and recruiting physicians and other providers as well as improving access to care. Just continued caring for patients while in these leadership roles and has 23 years of experience serving patients in Central Virginia as an emergency medicine physician.

Just previously served as associate chief medical officer and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Augusta Health, as well as president of Augusta Emergency Physicians.

Just earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Hampden Sydney College. He then earned his medical degree from the UVA School of Medicine and completed his residency in emergency medicine at UVA Medical Center, where he served as chief resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He also earned a master’s in business administration from UVA’s Darden School of Business. Just is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a fellow with the American College of Emergency Physicians and a recent graduate of the American Hospital Association’s Next Generation Leaders Fellowship.