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Virginia Medicine July 2023

Virginia Medicine July 2023

Fall Alumni Weekend

This year, we’re celebrating milestone reunions with the Classes of 2008, 2013 and 2018 at our Fall Alumni Weekend … Sept. 22-24! Plus, there will be gatherings for the Class of 2001 and MAA/MSF Board Members.

Want to host an event for a small group? Let us know and we’ll get you and your classmates added to the list!

Registration is now open. You can learn more online.


Award Nominations Deadline

July 31 is the deadline to submit nominations for our 2023 awards. Nominations are open for the following: Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award; Distinguished Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences; MD Early Achievement Award; Early Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences; and the Humanitarian Award. MORE

Class Notes

Susan M. Pollart, MD ’82, Res ’85, Fel ’88, is the recipient of the 2023 Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award from the Association of American Medical College’s Group on Faculty Affairs. This award honors individuals who exemplify the spirit of phronesis through dedicated and selfless promotion of faculty vitality. MORE

Helping Today’s Students

Did you know the UVA Medial Alumni Association provides travel reimbursement assistance for medical students attending professional conferences? This support makes it possible for students to network and gain valuable career experience. The program is made possible through generous alumni support of our Annual Fund. MORE

In Memoriam

Alumnus John A. Owen, Jr., MD ’48, passed away on June 28 at the age of 98. He served on the UVA School of Medicine faculty for nearly 40 years, retiring as the James M. Moss Professor of Diabetes and senior associate dean. In 1998, he received the UVA Medical Alumni Association’s Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award. MORE


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