Patient care

VCU Medical Center is ranked No. 1 among hospitals in Richmond. 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 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 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.

Medical center news

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VCU and the East Marshall Street Well Project Planning Committee announce fourth community consultation

VCU leaders and the East Marshall Street Well Project Planning Committee will hold a fourth community consultation as part of the continued study, memorialization and reburial of human remains uncovered 20 years ago during construction on VCU's MCV campus.


VCU hosts Twitter chat with environmental allergy expert on May 29

Use hashtag #VCUHealthChat to ask questions about pollen and pollution


VCU researchers identify unexpected functions in the determination of height for a gene expressed in sperm

An interdisciplinary research team led by the deans of VCU's Schools of Medicine and Engineering has for the first time explained the association between human height and a specific protein-coding gene that is found in sperm.


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 Medical Center.