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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Grants boost researchers seeking to curb youth tobacco use in Virginia

VCU researchers have received a series of grants to conduct studies and support a research coalition focused on preventing tobacco use among young people.


Third-year medical student has research published in Oxford University Press

According to a study by a VCU School of Medicine student, charging immigrants in England for health care could cause people to delay seeking medical attention, leading to public health threats.


VCU and the East Marshall Street Well Project Planning Committee announce fourth community consultation

VCU leaders and the East Marshall Street Well Project Planning Committee will hold a fourth community consultation as part of the continued study, memorialization and reburial of human remains uncovered 20 years ago during construction on VCU's MCV campus.


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.