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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VCU project will train educators, physical therapists how to more effectively serve young children with significant disabilities

VCU researchers and teacher educators have received a $1.09 million grant to train early childhood special education and physical therapy professionals how to more effectively address the needs of children with significant disabilities.


Anthem Richmond Marathon celebrating 40 years, saluting veterans as part of this year's races

The Anthem Richmond Marathon turns 40 this year, and event organizers want the nearly 20,000 runners who are part of the annual competition to help them celebrate.


Digital dentistry is bringing technology to the classroom and the clinic

On a Wednesday morning this past summer, Sompop Bencharit, D.D.S., Ph.D., was showing visitors around his lab. He held in his hand the model of a 16-year-old girl's bottom jawbone, which was bulging and asymmetrical on the left side.


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.