The Academic Medical Center forms the hub of the UVA Health System. In addition to the Medical Center, UVA boasts a School of Medicine, a School of Nursing, and an impressive Health Sciences Library open to the public.
Established as the nation’s 10th medical school in 1825, the University of Virginia School of Medicine is ranked 9th in the nation among state-assisted medical schools and consistently attracts the nation's brightest students and most distinguished faculty members. Awarded millions of dollars in funding each year, the School of Medicine's 23 research centers are making discoveries resulting in new and better therapies, especially in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, and vaccine development. The School of Medicine is home to a 612-bed hospital and a Level I trauma center, nationally recognized cancer and heart centers, a Children’s Hospital, and primary and specialty clinics throughout Central Virginia.
The University of Virginia School of Nursing has earned a national reputation for excellence in education, research and practice. Ranked among the nation's top 25 public nursing schools, the UVA School of Nursing offers undergraduate, master's level and doctoral programs.
The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library provides expert information services in every area of medicine. Open to the public and recently remodeled, this state-of-the-art library enables you to explore UVA’s rich history in the development of modern medicine.
The UVA Physician's Group (UPG) is the physician group practice which manages billing for UVA physicians.
Our renowned academic Medical Center and Health System consistently rank among the nation’s best hospitals by the U.S. News & World Report magazine, as well as named among the top 25 percent in seven specialties. We provide exceptional patient care, conduct translational research, and train medical practitioners in a wide variety of disciplines.