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.

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…


Dr. Chhabra's white coat, you see his hand hooking his medical badge to his pocket.

What Drives Us: Professorships

UVA Faculty discuss what drives them and why honoring the future matters.


Isabelle Gill wears a white coat and stands in front of windows in a UVA Health building.

Opening Doors for Students

Isabelle Gill’s relationship with medicine is personal. As a child, she loved anatomy and physiology, and she drew pictures of the human body and its intricate systems. Years later she witnessed the leukemia drug, Gleevec, save her stepfather’s life.

UVA School of Medicine Case

A resident stands beside Dr. Shen and they both examine vertebrae on a human skeleton spine.

Broadening the Skills of Tomorrow's Surgeons

The old adage for teaching surgery was “see one, do one, teach one.” But times have changed, and the procedures, tools, and methods of training young surgeons have grown more complex.


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Preparing the Next Generation

Long before a star researcher’s discovery turns the
scientific community on its head, that researcher is
a student. Training the next generation of nurses,
doctors, and researchers is an essential part of the
pursuit of…