UVA Pegasus offers a Landing Zone Safety Course for any agency within our service area that is responsible for a helicopter response to a medical emergency. The course allows a Pegasus flight crew member to provide instruction on landing zone requirements, helicopter safety and other aspects of medical evacuation operations. The course also provides time for us to meet you in a non-emergent environment.
Hospital chaplains offer spiritual support to people of all faiths. Available for a number of religious and spiritual services, chaplains at UVA hospital can visit patients and help families, per request. You can also visit the UVA hospital chapel for moments of reflection and prayer.
Chronic or acute pain can damage your daily function. At UVA, we provide radiology-guided injections that can make a difference. Read more about how the UVA Pain Management team helps to minimize your pain and restore a high quality of life.
Clinical Practice Terms
At UVA, our goal in cancer research is to understand how cancer arises, grows, and spreads, and to use this knowledge to develop ways to detect, diagnose, treat, and prevent cancer. Our research helps provide resources, tools and the infrastructure needed to advance treatment and find a cure.
Continuum Home Health provides in-home care to people of all ages who are disabled, chronically or terminally ill or recovering from an acute illness. Continuum has been serving the community since 1995, and we're accredited by the Joint Commission and Medicare/Medicaid-certified to provide services in the state of Virginia.. Our care providers include:
Pegasus - Emergency Services & Transport
Pegasus, the UVA helicopter, serves the region along with all the vehicles in the UVA Medical Transport fleet. Learn about how to prepare a landing zone, ride along on the helicopter.
Change of Heart
Presented by a physician and registered dietitian, this comprehensive program aims to reduce your employees’ risk of cardiovascular disease by addressing:
- The cause and risk of heart disease
- Healthy exercise and eating habits
- Medications and working with one’s doctor
- Maintaining healthy habits
- Practical tips to help each participant set and act upon health-improving goals
Couch to 5K
We designed this safe, progressive running class to:
Get nutritional counseling to help you eat healthy and lose weight. Small group classes give you peer support to help you reach your goals.
Information about support groups and other resources for transplant patients.