Virginia Medicine May 2021
Match Day 2021
Medical students in the University of Virginia School of Medicine Class of 2021 matched to a wide range of highly competitive programs on March 19. For the second year in a row, students received their Match results virtually and then celebrated with friends and loved ones.
Fourteen of these soon-to-be-physicians will be doing all or part of their residency program at the University of Virginia.
Top matches included internal medicine (28), pediatrics (16), anesthesiology (13), family medicine (13), emergency medicine (12), obstetrics-gynecology (11), and surgical-general (9).
The UVA Medical Alumni Association is pleased to co-sponsor two virtual events in May.
May 19: How the Human Brain Evolved
A conversation between Bret Stetka, MD ’05, and Jim Mandell, MD, Res ’96, Fel ’98, about the evolution of the human brain. Stetka is the author of the recently released book, “A History of the Human Brain.”
May 25: Taking a Toll: Women’s Mental Health in the Era of COVID-19
A conversation on women’s mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic between alumna Allison Baker, MD ’06, a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Mental Health, and Shelly Wood, LCSW, from The Women’s Initiative.
Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to each event.
Alumni Award Nominations
Nominations are now open for our 2021 alumni awards: the Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award, the Early Achievement Award, and the Distinguished Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences. The deadline to submit a nomination is July 31, 2021. MORE
The UVA Medical Alumni Association is currently planning rescheduled reunions for many MD alumni classes this fall and in Spring 2022. Event updates will be sent via email if plans change. You can also find currently scheduled events on our calendar. MORE
Michael E. Williams, MD, Res ’83, Fel ’86, has been honored for his work to improve patient care and develop new therapies for mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) by the Lymphoma Research Foundation with the Mantle Cell Lymphoma Leadership Award. MORE