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.

Two transplant surgeons look at a computer screen with a lungs modeled on a program.

The Future of Transplant Medicine at UVA

Learn about what’s next for the transplantation program at UVA, featuring Dr. José Oberholzer, Director of UVA’s Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center.

The rotunda is in the background, cyclists are seen riding by.

Matt Miller’s Story

In 2008, Matt Miller was in a life-altering bicycle accident. UVA saved his life. This is his and his family’s story, with a look into the future.

Steve Nugent runs in the Marine Corps Marathon.

From Liver Transplant to Marathon in 16 Months: Steve Nugent's Story

Steve received his liver transplant in the spring of 2016. In October of 2017, Steve ran the Marine Corps Marathon while “Team Steve” set up a booth alongside the route to sign people up to become organ donors.

Nancy Whitley and her husband laugh over dinner.

Life-Changing Renal Cancer Diagnosis: Nancy Whitley’s Story

In 2011, Nancy’s daughter took her to the doctor after she had been complaining about flu symptoms all week. After a few tests and scans, they found a tumor that had grown around her kidney and up her Inferior vena cava, or IVC, the largest vein in the body. Doctors estimate the tumor had been growing for two years without being noticed.

Addie Kingery stands with her surgeon, UVA's Dr. John Jane, at her wedding.

Life After A Pediatric Brain Tumor: Addie Kingery’s Story

Addie was living a normal high schooler’s life. She had great friends, succeeded in sports and was preparing for college. In the winter of her senior year, she started getting headaches. Doctors found a tumor on her cerebellum.

Garage wall that has "I love Charlottesville a lot" painted on it.

Charlottesville and UVA's School of Medicine

At the University of Virginia School of Medicine our primary purpose is to educate and train physicians and research scientists to help people achieve healthy productive lives and advance knowledge in the medical sciences.

Rotunda Dome Room

Gamma Knife Surgery: A UVA Patient’s 11-Year Journey to Be Cancer-Free

Carolyn Blackwell-Stark was rushed to UVA after she had a scary reaction to medication. The experience was so positive, the family chose UVA for continued care for her reoccurring melanoma. Over the years as Carolyn struggled with cancer, she continued to see doctors at UVA.

Anita Sites, a tranplant nurse practitioner, explains what the importance of the anniversary means to her.

UVA Transplant Team Celebrates 50 Years

The UVA Transplant team celebrated 50 years of transplant in 2017. In that time, UVA has transplanted over 5,000 patients.