Patient care

VCU Medical Center is ranked No. 1 among hospitals in Virginia. Award-winning physicians and Magnet-designated nursing staff provide patients with the most progressive treatments and medical technology available.


Our five health sciences schools offer undergraduate, graduate and professional programs — including three graduate programs ranked among the top 10 in the country — as well as residencies and fellowships.


VCU is among the top 200 research universities worldwide. Our researchers are committed to advancing our knowledge of the world around us and improving our overall quality of life — one groundbreaking discovery after another.

Medical expertise

VCU Health offers state-of-the-art care in more than 200 specialty areas, many of national and international note. Learn about some of our featured specialties below or view the full list.


VCU Health news

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College and city law enforcement agencies across Richmond unite to combat underage drinking

The Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department hosted the launch of RVA Buzzkill this week, a multimedia awareness campaign that highlights the personal, professional and legal consequences of underage drinking and serving alcohol to those under 21.


Nurses honored for their care of police officer wounded by gunfire

When Richmond Police Officer William Turner was taken to Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center for treatment of gunshot wounds on Jan. 2, health officials thought his outlook was grim.


Tuning in: Medical professors launch weekly podcast to share expertise with peers

On a Wednesday morning early in the fall semester, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine faculty members Steven Bishop, M.D., and Jeff Kushinka, M.D., meet in Bishop's office on the sixth floor of West Hospital to discuss how to best treat patients with high cholesterol.


Alumni and friends

VCU offers a multitude of ways for alumni and friends to stay connected with the university and to help support the hospital and health sciences schools as well as the vital research taking place at VCU Health.