The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center moves therapies for heart disease—the most common cause of death and disability in the United States—from the lab to the clinic. Philanthropy dedicated to basic and translational research fosters the discovery of the unthinkable.

Patient Care

UVA leverages technology to keep patients out of the hospital and in the place they most want to be—their homes. A gift to patient care expands the ways we offer compassionate care to patients and their families.


UVA's heart and vascular medicine faculty are committed to sharing their knowledge with medical and nursing students, as well as young doctors. Philanthropy is a critical component of medical education.

Spotlight: The Atrial Fibrillation Center

The A-Fib Center harnesses the power of experts from across various disciplines—cardiology, biomedical engineering, biochemistry, molecular imaging, and others—to focus on this complex and pervasive heart condition. Learn More.

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Stories of Care & Discovery

Min Park, MD, and Sherita Chapman, MD, Lead UVA Health's Comprehensive Stroke Center Recertification - Clinical - Medicine in Motion News

Min Park, MD, and Sherita Chapman, MD, Lead UVA Health’s Comprehensive Stroke Center Recertification

UVA Health’s stroke program was recently recertified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC), the highest level of certification available from The Joint Commission and American Heart  Association/American Stroke Association. Just 12% of hospitals ...

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UVA Health Earns Three National Quality Awards for Heart Failure Care

UVA Health Earns Three National Quality Awards for Heart Failure Care

UVA Health’s Heart and Vascular Center has earned three national awards for providing high-quality care for heart failure patients.

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Adults with chronic kidney disease were less likely to have eaten fruits and vegetables than those without the condition.

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UVA Expert Offers Insight on the Use of Dietary Supplements for Cancer Prevention

Clinical dietitian Katherine Basbaum explains what a new recommendation means for those taking dietary supplements seeking to prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease.

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New UVA School of Medicine research on men’s life expectancy could offer opportunities to live longer and healthier lives. (Illustration by Emily Faith Morgan, University Communications)

UVA Research Might Explain Why Men Die Sooner

On average, men die five years sooner than women. New research from UVA’s School of Medicine may explain why this is, and could lead to longer, healthier lives for men.

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