What is VCU Medical Center?
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center is the overarching name for VCU’s entire medical enterprise, including its hospitals and clinical care facilities; health sciences schools; and medical research.
This combination of exceptional patient care, education and research has made it one of the nation's leading academic medical centers.
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.
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.
Through her training in the VCU Department of Neurosurgery, fifth-year resident Lisa Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., sees a lot of patients who are undergoing brain radiation for tumors.
Walking through VCU Medical Center you don't expect to see a spin class, complete with music and a disco ball, set up in the lobby of the Gateway Building, but that's exactly what patients, visitors and employees encountered on March 20.
VCU School of Medicine researchers have discovered a biological clue that could help explain why some drinkers develop a dependence on alcohol and others do not.
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.