About Biomedical Engineering at UVA

A sense of community that goes beyond an individual lab or research field

There is a widespread drive within our department to collaborate and help others succeed. This is reinforced by a strong thematic cohesion within and among the department's research strengths. UVA BME Research

Co-location within a top-ranked Medical School and Medical Center

There are key advantages to being located within the #1 Hospital in Virginia. These include a deep emphasis on translation, unmatched clinical exposure, cutting-edge resources and accessible faculty and senior mentors. History of BME at UVA

A tight-knit graduate student culture and vibrant local community

In choosing a graduate school, you are choosing a local community as well as an academic home. Here's what it's like to be a BME graduate student in Charlottesville, VA. Read More

Strategy for diversity, equity and inclusion

We want every BME community member to feel valued and welcomed. Our proactive strategy respects and values all members in order to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive department. Diversity Equity Inclusion in BME

Programs and paths tailored to the aspirations of individual students

When there isn’t a program to meet our students’ needs, we create one. Our innovative educational components and professional development opportunities recognize the various future paths of modern graduate students. Professional development in BME

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