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
End-of-Life, Palliative Care Conference Inspires, Informs
A full roster of topics - pain and symptom management, to grief, bereavement, and cultural competence - engaged and informed the nearly 100 RNs who attended 2019's ELNEC workshop at the School.
UVA School of Nursing
UVA Researchers Find Palliative Care Use May Prevent Clinician Burnout
A new UVA Nursing study found that a significant association exists between the presence of palliative care and nurses’ levels of “moral distress,” a driving factor in nursing burnout and professional attrition.
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.
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 new knowledge. Supporting students with
scholarships and fellowships is an invaluable gift to
promising young minds.