Patient care

VCU Medical Center is ranked No. 1 among hospitals in Virginia. 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 top 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 Health 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.


VCU Health news

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Global health team serves in Honduras

After serving on an eight-day trip to provide health care to residents in Yoro, Honduras - some of whom were traveling 12 hours round trip through the mountains to receive care - Virginia Commonwealth University medical student Daniel Olson now feels humbled when he makes his own doctor appointments in the United States.


VCU Libraries exhibition displays postcards of heroic WWI nurse

A new exhibition at Virginia Commonwealth University will showcase a collection of World War I-era postcards that depict a British nurse who heroically treated soldiers from both sides of the war before she was ultimately executed by the Germans.


Expectant moms should get vaccinated, VCU experts say

Chills. No appetite. Fever. Body aches. Fatigue. Congestion. Dry cough. It's probably the flu.


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 Health.