What is VCU Medical Center?
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.
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.
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Medical students are taught how to gather patient histories and perform physical examinations on the first day of school, but whether they've mastered those skills by the time they graduate has recently been called into question.
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.