Virginia Medicine July 2022
Recent Grads Weekend
Registration is now open for the first-ever Recent Grads Weekend for MD alumni of the UVA School of Medicine. This event will take place Sept. 23-25.
If you graduated between 2007 and 2021, make plans now to join your classmates in Charlottesville! There will be special celebrations for the milestone classes: 2007, 2012 and 2017.
You’ll find information about this and other upcoming events online.
2022 Alumni Awards
The deadline for nominations for our 2022 alumni awards is July 31. In addition to the Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award, the MD Early Achievement Award, and the Distinguished Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences, we have added two new awards: the Early Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences and the Humanitarian Award. MORE
Alumni Mentors Needed
The UVA Medical Alumni Association’s Student Alumni Mentoring Program is currently recruiting MD alumni of the UVA School of Medicine to serve as mentors to current medical students. This program provides a unique opportunity to reach back and help the next generation of physicians at the UVA School of Medicine. MORE
Special thanks to the many alumni who celebrated reunions this spring and made reunion gifts to the UVA School of Medicine. More than $3.8 million was raised by 22 classes! You can find giving totals here. Speaking of reunions, 2023 Medical School Reunion Weekend is April 28-30, so mark your calendar now! MORE
Andrew Wang, MD ’01, professor of medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, is the new chief for UVA’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Wang has been a pioneer in advanced GI endoscopy and has held various leadership roles in endoscopy at UVA since 2009. Learn more and share your personal or professional news online. MORE
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Also, be sure to check out Medicine in Motion, an online publication from the Office of Dean Melina Kibbe, MD, of the UVA School of Medicine.