A UVA school of medicine student works at a white board.

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 for patients seeking care and comfort in UVA’s Emergency Department.

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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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Innovative Approach: Kids Teach Students the Basics of Pediatrics - Dean's Office Blog

Innovative Approach: Kids Teach Students the Basics of Pediatrics

Every year for one instruction period, children are the teachers to our first-year medical students. Newborns, infants, toddlers, children, tweens, and teens visit the class. They teach students about gross- and fine-motor skills, and about language,...

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Community Partnered Medicine Elective Rolls Out This Summer - Dean's Office Blog

Community-Partnered UVA Medicine Elective Rolls Out This Summer

Starting in summer 2019, a new elective — Community Partnered Medicine — will become the latest addition to the School of Medicine’s fourth-year curriculum. It has been designed to prepare medical students to work with underserved, vulnerable p...

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Class of 2019: Ory Streeter Is Thankful for the Winding Road That Led To UVA

Class of 2019: Ory Streeter is Thankful for the Winding Road That Led To UVA

Honor Committee chair, new father, former dolphin trainer – Ory Streeter has had quite a collection of titles. He’ll add “doctor” to the list this month, and his legacy at UVA is still growing.

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