Healthcare Community

CIO Spotlight: Project Peanut Butter

Brandon Thompson – September 21st, 2017

With the Healthcare Career Community, we aim to highlight organizations on Grounds that provide non-clinical involvement opportunities for students. One of these organizations is Project Peanut Butter (PPB), led by President Sammi Rappaport. PPB is an international organization that focuses on providing severely malnourished children ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) in Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Ghana, Africa. Founded by Dr.

Take Advantage of Mock Interviews on 9/19

Jennifer Harvey – September 8th, 2017

The UVA Career Center is offering Mock Interviews with Employers and UVA Alums on September 19th. Sign up for a 45-minute, stress-free session with an employer to practice your interview skills and receive personal feedback on your resume. Don’t miss out! 

Mock Interviews being offered:
Business General
General Behavioral

Local Health Tech Company Spotlight: TypeZero Technologies

Brandon Thompson – September 8th, 2017

As part of the Healthcare Community Blog Series, throughout the year, we will highlight certain companies, both local and national, doing innovative work within the non-clinical health care field. TypeZero Technologies LLC is a local personalized medicine startup designed to alleviate the burden of Type 1 and 2 diabetes. The company's mission is to improve health outcomes for patients, reduce the stress of daily requirements of insulin intake and diet management, and dramatically reduce the treatment cost.

6 Health Care Jobs That Don't Require Medical School

Christie Julien – September 8th, 2017

If you're on the pre-med track and taking the world tour of life science courses, you know that those courses can be a bit of a grind.  It can also be a bit daunting to think of the years of graduate and professional training needed to be a clinician.  US News and World Reports offers 6 alternatives to consider before commiting to medical school. 


Global Health Mentorship Opportunity

Hannah Guffey – August 31st, 2017

In celebration of Global Health Month, the Center for Global Health (CGH) is hosting the Global Health Dinner Series for UVA students over the span of three weeks. The Center’s goals are to promote engagement and interest in global health as a field. The dinners will focus on mentorship and methodology, meaning that there will be opportunities to connect with faculty and to become aware of the various resources within UVA and globally.

Have lunch with Pfizer Consumer Healthcare!

Hannah Guffey – August 30th, 2017

Are you interested in activities such as research and development? Would you like to network with one of the biggest healthcare companies in the world? Join Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (PCH) as they host an upcoming luncheon event that's open to all UVA students! PCH is a manufacturer and marketer of the global market’s leading non-prescription medicine, such as Centrum (#1 multivitamin), Caltrate (#1 calcium supplement), and Advil (#1 ibuprofen analgesic brand).

MedHacks - Compete in a Medical Hackathon and Win Prizes!

Christie Julien – August 20th, 2017

​Excited about medical innovation? Want to network with industry professionals and compete for thousands of dollars in prizes? MedHacks, the nation’s premier medical hackathon, will be taking place on September 8-10, 2017 at the Johns Hopkins University.  MedHacks brings together the nation’s brightest technologists, scientists, healthcare professionals and engineers to come up with creative solutions to the most fundamental of all human concerns - health. During the 36 hour event, students will engage in exciting ideation, hacking, and pitching sessions.