Luz Fernandez, MD

Luz Fernandez, MD

 Family Medicine Department of the University of Virginia

 Resident Class of 2007

  Luz Fernandez

Luz Fernandez, MD
University of Virginia


I attended UVA medical school; chose to do an acting internship with the Family Medicine Department, and the rest is history. The residents of the Family Medicine department are respected by their peers in the other residency programs at UVA. Given this advantage, a family medicine resident gains experience on a wide variety of medical conditions, which would often be missed at a community-based hospital. The faculty members are incredible teachers and clinicians, but more important they are great people. They really aid you with the balance of life and work. The family atmosphere maintained by the department really helps during the stresses associated with being a resident.

Finally, the feeling you get when you follow your first patient through pregnancy and then see the child you delivered in your clinic is undescribable.