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.
Daniel Snipes, a Ph.D. candidate at VCU, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to take part in a research project aiming to strengthen South Africa's female condom program and curtail its rates of HIV infection.
VCU Medical Center presents 'Gynecologic Cancers: Prevention and Screening' seminar in Fredericksburg
VCU Medical Center continues its series of free educational seminars featuring experts providing important health information, sharing their expertise and answering questions on current health topics.
Researchers model the role of genes and environment on human brain development during childhood and adolescence
An international team of researchers has found that there are regional differences in the genetic factors that drive development of the human cortex during adolescence.
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.