School of Medicine

Advancing knowledge in the medical sciences
Medicine was one of the original disciplines of study when the University opened its doors to students in 1825. Today, the School of Medicine trains the next generation of physicians, conducts important translational research and provides nationally-recognized medical care to patients in the UVA Medical Center and other facilities within the Health System. Boasting nearly 200 leading physicians in multiple specialties, the School of Medicine offers degrees in health sciences as well as medical education and training to 765 residents and fellows through 72 ACGME-accredited specialties.
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