About UVA and Charlottesville
About the UVA Medical Center
The UVA Medical Center is part of the UVA Health System that provides state-of-the-art facilities for clinical care, education, and research. The UVA Children's Hospital incorporates the Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center and Research Institute and all the inpatient and outpatient services provided to children and their families.
UVA Medical Center
Why the University of Virginia?
Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, the University of Virginia
Health System embodies the leadership and inventiveness personified by
its founder, Thomas Jefferson. Two centuries ago, Jefferson established
the University of Virginia and
the nation's 10th medical school which has since grown into a
nationally renowned academic medical center committed to providing
outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and
discovering better ways to treat disease.
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The UVA Health System strives to continually expand in all of our
missions: patient care, education and research. To support this, we are
actively engaged in improving our physical facilities, recruiting and
retaining excellent faculty and staff, expanding our clinical programs,
strengthening our recognized centers of excellence, and streamlining
our processes for health care delivery.
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Charlottesville-Albemarle region boasts an outstanding array of
accomplishments and attractions. Each year thousands of tourists view
the Grounds of the University of Virginia, the homes of Thomas
Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe, and the wineries of
Albemarle County. The Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley offer
plentiful recreational opportunities, adding to the high quality of
life provided by the historical character and natural beauty of the
area. A vibrant University and student landscape supplies cultural and
social outlets for any interest.
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