Stories of Care & Discovery

A UVA school of medicine student works at a white board.

Medicine + Empathy

What does the patient need from their visit? What would bring them comfort? Are they scared? How did the patient get to the emergency room? These are just a few of the questions Dr. Matthew Trowbridge is asking first-year medical students to address for patients seeking care and comfort in UVA’s Emergency Department.


Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Eight UVA Children's Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

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Dr. Thomas L’Ecuyer and Dr. James Gangemi stand side by side smiling.

For This Pediatric Duo, It’s All About The Team

U.S. News & World Report ranks UVA among the top 50 hospitals in the country for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, and last year the team performed nearly 300 total heart-related procedures, 46 of which were on babies 30 days old or younger.


A pediatric nurse, doctor, and patient dance together.

In Gratitude to Our Donors: 2018

A thank you video for everyone who donated to UVA Health System in 2018.


Over the Moon: A UVA Doctor Reflects on Her Work With NASA

Over the Moon: A UVA Cancer Doctor Reflects on Her Work with NASA

On March 3, 2016, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly came home from a yearlong stay on the International Space Station, and a young physician-scientist, Francine Garrett-Bakelman, was waiting anxiously. She had important work to do and only one shot to do it...

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Nursing students practice yoga in a picturesque field.

Measuring the Power of Compassion

Does compassion translate into better patient care? And how do nurses maintain a compassionate presence in the face of mounting pressures like high-need patients and long work hours? These questions lie at the heart of research underway in the UVA School of Nursing.