The MD Degree & Beyond

The School of Medicine has partnered with the McIntire School of Business to offer PhD and joint MD and MS degree programs. Your support prepares medical students with the the business experience they need to help shape America's healthcare system.

The Medical Scientist Training Program

A PhD, clinical and research credentials, personalized mentorship opportunities—these are the attributes of UVA's Medical Scientist Training Program, which grooms young doctors to excel in the lab and at the bedside.


Medical school tuition is expensive, and even though the UVA School of Medicine has frozen tuition for the past several years, it's not enough. Philanthropy is a critical component to ensure the best young minds can follow their dreams. Learn more.


Not only do endowed professorships help UVA attract and retain nationally renowned experts, they are structured to afford School of Medicine faculty time to balance research, teaching, and mentorship. Learn more.

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Stories of Care & Discovery

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The Road Forward: From Tragedy to Medical Residency

Only a small tracheotomy scar hints at how close Matt Miller, MD, came to losing his life in a bicycle accident nine years ago. Today, he channels his energy into a demanding medical residency in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. He’s putting…


UVA Improves HIV Outcomes by Expanding On-Site Mental Health Services

UVA Improves HIV Outcomes By Expanding On-Site Mental Health Services

The researchers urged other HIV/AIDS clinics to increase their mental health supports on site, especially in the face of opioid and substance-abuse crises.

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Kodi Ravichandran (left) consults with Sanja Arandjelovic in a medical lab setting.

Surprise Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovery Points to New Treatment

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified an unexpected contributor to rheumatoid arthritis that may help explain the painful flare-ups associated with the disease.


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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…


Class of 2019: ER Doc, Professor, Mother of Two Earns MBA, Starts a Company

Class of 2019: ER Doc, Professor Mother of Two Earns MBA, Starts a Company

Dr. Leigh-Ann Webb, who will receive her MBA from UVA’s Darden School of Business on Sunday, is hoping to revolutionize patient experience through a digital platform that links patients or their caregivers to much-needed services.

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