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.
In observance of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, VCU Medical Center will again offer a limited number of free low-dose chest CT scans to qualifying high-risk patients in November.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded a $96,000 grant to the VCU School of Medicine to study how inpatient and emergency department utilization has changed at safety net hospitals in response to the Medicaid expansions outlined in the Affordable Care Act.
VCU Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU are offering a series of free educational seminars featuring experts who provide important health information and answer questions on a variety of current topics in health care.
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.