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.
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.
Use hashtag #VCUHealthChat to ask questions about pollen and pollution
VCU researchers identify unexpected functions in the determination of height for a gene expressed in sperm
An interdisciplinary research team led by the deans of VCU's Schools of Medicine and Engineering has for the first time explained the association between human height and a specific protein-coding gene that is found in sperm.
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.