Author: David Buie-Moltz
The Power of Feedback and Conversation
I started this blog back in July with the idea that — through real conversation, collaboration and problem-solving — we can continue to meet challenges head-on and uncover the opportunities that will continue to drive UVA Health to new heights.
Building Relationships to Welcome Additional Team Members
UVA Health is attracting incredible talent to join our growing team by nurturing our relationships and developing trust with the communities we serve.
An Inspiring Example of Community Health Advocacy
In addition to UVA Health's core clinical, research and educational missions, it is essential that we work collaboratively to improve community health and well-being within the communities we serve. One of the ways we do this is by addressing social determinants of health to decrease health disparities amongst those at…
Remember to Practice Self-Care This Holiday Season
The holiday season is often a time of joy, love, and happiness.
In this season of gratitude, we thank you for your dedication to our patients, our students, our community, and to each other.
Transforming Lifelong Learners into Future Leaders
I love seeing people grow and develop into leaders, and UVA Health is a perfect place for our team members to do just that.
Teamwork Makes for Better Quality Care
At UVA Medical Center, we care for the sickest patients, many of whom are often most sensitive to developing complications because they are so severely ill.
Why Listening Matters
In the spirit of Halloween and sharing treats, I've recently made several informal visits to units around the Medical Center in the evenings with a snack cart in tow, all stacked to the brim with fruit, nuts, and sweets.
Helping Our Patients Breathe Easier
Most of the time, we breathe without thinking about it, not fully appreciating the effort our lungs make to expand and contract. But for our respiratory therapists — whose expertise in helping patients with an impaired ability to breathe has made them essential in responding to the demands of the pandemic — breathing freely is not something to take for granted.
Q and A with Dr. Debbie-Ann Shirley: How to Keep Kids Safe from COVID-19 at School and at Home
As the back-to-school season is in full swing across the country, it is a good time to address some of the questions and concerns that many parents have regarding the current state of COVID-19, the highly infectious Delta variant, and review key safety measures that parents can take to help protect children during the school year.