What is the VCU Medical Center?
The Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center is the overarching name for VCU’s entire medical enterprise and conceptually integrates VCU’s hospitals and clinical care facilities; health sciences schools; and medical research. This combination of exceptional patient care, world-class education and trailblazing research has propelled it to take its spot among the nation’s leading academic medical centers.
Our award-winning physicians and Magnet-designated nursing staff are at the forefront of health care, providing patients with the most progressive treatments and medical technology available.
Our five health sciences schools offer undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, as well as residencies and fellowships.
The VCU Medical Center 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.
Pasquale Accardo, M.D., chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, explains the basics of autism, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
The VCU MCV Campus SGA hosted its seventh annual community health fair on April 12 at Armstrong High School, providing free health screenings, wellness education and follow-up resources to approximately 200 children and adults from the Richmond community.
Researchers from VCU have unveiled a new technique to show how a form of oxygen modifies "pacemaker channels" that contribute to memory, heart rate, pain sensation and other functions.
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 the VCU Medical Center.