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  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charlottesville
Individual Feedback 5 5 Responses
The Basics

Overall, how satisfied are you with this program?

Response Avg # Responders
7.00 5

0 = Terrible, 10 = World Class

What do you like most?

"Fantastic, approachable faculty, friendly staff and students, great research pedigree and opportunities, and the city has everything." | Report Response

"The faculty are great teachers, and encourage you to do well." | Report Response

"Pass/Fail; stress-free, cooperative student body" | Report Response

"My classmates are amazingly brilliant, down-to-earth, and motivated. I love the accelerated curriculum and the pass/fail system." | Report Response

"Flexibility of curriculum and classroom attendance. Great camaraderie between students and good social atmosphere and events. A very tech savvy student base and everyone is always willing to help each other out. Great location to come to school without too many other distractions." | Report Response

What do you like least?

"The microbiology curriculum is a little bit lacking." | Report Response

"Certain organizational aspects annoy me. Little things, like not being able to answer questions about a certain aspect of the curriculum or not providing information in a timely manner." | Report Response

"Library" | Report Response

"The undergrad vibe, which somewhat seeps into the medical school, is very preppy. Not enough people are interested in careers beyond clinical medicine." | Report Response

"Location is not the best. Charlottesville is a college town so rowdiness and parking is an issue. It's not a very diverse location so if you need a big city to thrive, this is not the school for you." | Report Response

The Details

Does the student body seem cooperative or competitive?

Response Avg # Responders
7.20 5

0 = Competitive, 10 = Cooperative

Does the environment seem supportive for underrepresented minorities?

Response Avg # Responders
6.40 5

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transsexual students?

Response Avg # Responders
5.40 5

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for married students?

Response Avg # Responders
5.20 5

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for students with disabilities?

Response Avg # Responders
4.60 5

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for older/non-traditional students?

Response Avg # Responders
5.60 5

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Do you/did you feel well prepared for your board exams?

No responses

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

How approachable are faculty members?

Response Avg # Responders
6.80 5

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

What are the facilities and clinics like (old/new, well maintained, etc.)?

No responses

How do students from this program do after graduation - are they adequately prepared for practice?

"Great match lists every year, and most PDs and physicians are very complimentary of UVA." | Report Response

"UVA graduates tend to match into top programs. There's also a huge network of UVA grads, and there is a great deal of networking that can be done prior to graduation for future jobs and residency placement." | Report Response

"People match in very competitive specialities and in very desirable locations. The vast majority of students match into their top 1 or 2 programs." | Report Response

">95% get first choice" | Report Response

How do students from this program do in the Match?

No responses

Any other information you want to share?

"Fantastic place!" | Report Response

"This is not a school you should go to if you don't like working in groups, as they encourage group work from the first day of class." | Report Response

"I wish the administration was more organized and structured in terms of giving out information/schedules/guidance for boards, the clinical years, and applying to residency. Although, everyone does well on the steps (most: 230s-240s) and the match, I feel like it's because we pick up tidbits here and there as opposed to structured info dissemination." | Report Response

"It's a great school with fabulous faculty and great opportunities to interact with patients and physicians." | Report Response

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