Patient care

VCU Medical Center is ranked No. 1 among hospitals in Richmond. 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 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 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.

Medical center news

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VCU Medical Center holds a pop-up spin class to promote 'Shift for Health'

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.


Researchers find link between genetic variation and alcohol dependence

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.


Volunteers to assemble 'after care kits' for survivors of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault

VCU student volunteers will assemble 355 "after care kits" that contain items such as clothing and toiletries to meet the immediate physical and emotional needs of survivors of child abuse, domestic violence or sexual assault.


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 Medical Center.