Stories of Care & Discovery

Why Philanthropy?


headshot of Amy Karr

Letter from the Executive Director

Amy Karr shares the latest developments in UVA Health.


Emily Couric Cancer Center building

UVA Health Receives Designation as Virginia’s Only Comprehensive Cancer Center

The designation will enhance access to care, clinical research, and treatment.


President Jim Ryan and School of Nursing Dean Pam Cipriano stand side by side in front of rotunda with a Running for Nurses shirt

Running For Nurses

President Ryan Completes 10th Consecutive Boston Marathon while Running to honor nurses.


Dr. Kent headshot

Five Questions with K. Craig Kent, M.D.

Dr. Kent is responsible for overseeing all UVA Health operations. A researcher, educator, and physician, Kent is an internationally recognized leader in academic medicine. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and former chair (2019-2020) of the American Board of Surgery.


Conor standing wearing a backpack and a mask

Boy Wonder

A liver transplant gives Conor the chance to grow up healthy and, one day, help other kids like him

Kelly Casey