Patient care

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


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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Nearly $1M grant expands pro bono mental health services to underserved populations in Richmond

A Virginia Commonwealth University professor has received a nearly $1 million grant to expand a program that provides training to doctoral students studying clinical and counseling psychology and embeds them in Richmond-area primary care clinics to provide pro bono mental and behavioral health services to underserved populations.


Deborah Davis named CEO of VCU Health System Hospitals and Clinics

Deborah Davis has been appointed CEO of Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Hospitals and Clinics and vice president for clinical affairs at VCU, effective Oct. 1. Davis will succeed John Duval, who announced his retirement late last week.


John Duval, CEO of VCU Hospitals and Clinics and vice president for clinical affairs, to retire Sept. 30

John Duval, CEO of VCU Hospitals and Clinics and vice president for clinical affairs, announced his retirement, effective Sept. 30. He will continue to serve in an advisory role to the health system through March 17, 2017, assisting on health policy issues during the 2017 Virginia legislative session.


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.