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.

Scholarships

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.

Professorships

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.

H. Blair Marsteller Lectureship

Establishing a lectureship in the UVA Department of Neurology in memory of Dr. H. Blair Marstellar, A&S '81, Med. '81.

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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…

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Major Epilepsy Study Offers Much-Needed Answers on 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs

Major Epilepsy Study Offers Much-Needed Answers on 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs

The results definitively showed that three commonly used drugs were about equally effective at stopping potentially deadly seizures when the default choice proved unable to do so.

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Scientists Are Just Beginning to Understand Mysterious DNA Circles Common in Cancer Cells

Scientists Are Just Beginning to Understand Mysterious DNA Circles Common in Cancer Cells

For years, researchers weren’t exactly sure what to make of these extra loops of genetic material . That’s quickly changing.

Building Bridges to Beat Deadly Pancreatic Cancer

Building Bridges to Beat Deadly Pancreatic Cancer

UVA chemical engineer Matt Lazzara has convened a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional team to design combination therapy for pancreatic cancer.

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Faculty Spotlight: How One Professor Is Finding Cures With Computer Algorithms

Faculty Spotlight: How One Professor Is Finding Cures With Computer Algorithms

Biomedical engineering professor Jason Papin and his research team are developing computer models that can predict cells’ behavior, giving us important information about how infections spread, how antibiotic resistance grows and more.

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