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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.

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…

Happy Thanksgiving

In this season of gratitude, we thank you for your dedication to our patients, our students, our community, and to each other.

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.