Charlottesville is in Central Virginia within the rolling hills of the
Piedmont Plateau and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Need we say
more? OK, here's more: Its notable citizens included
two presidents, Mr. Jefferson and as well as Mr. Monroe.
Monticello, Jefferson's glorious home is nearby, and he founded and
designed the University of Virginia, which is an 8-minute walk from the
Medical Center. As our nation celebrates the bi-centennial of the
Lewis and Clark Expedition, know that Jefferson originated the project
here in Charlottesville, which is also the birthplace of both Lewis and
The University of Virginia Medical Center is a tertiary care, 600-bed
facility, average census 425-450. The Nutrition Services
Department (both Clinical and Food Service) is managed by Morrison
Healthcare, a part of the umbrella company Compass North America.
Our Nutrition Support staff operates within The Digestive Health Center
of Excellence, and is composed of two Adult nutrition support teams
(Medicine and Surgery) and several digestive health-nutrition support
Charlottesville is served by Delta, Northwest Airlines, United
Express, U.S. Airways Express, AMTRAK, and Greyhound. It
is 70 miles west of Richmond, the Virginia state capital; 110
miles SW of Washington, D.C. 120 miles NW of Colonial Williamsburg; and
180 miles NW of Virginia Beach.
Winter is mild; summer is fairly to very hot and often humid; spring
and fall are perfection.