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As an academic medical center located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia, our training programs are built on our commitment to diversity, innovation and improving the health and wellbeing of our community. By engaging with those around us, our students and trainees learn to thrive in their careers while making a real difference in the lives of others.

Commitment to Diversity

The VCU School of Medicine is committed to an ongoing process of inclusion with special attention to characteristics such as gender, age, religion, disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity and geographic region.

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Message from the Dean

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Message from the Dean

As we pause over the coming days to reflect on the many things we are thankful for, please know that your tireless hard work and dedication to improving lives, to training tomorrow’s workforce and to discovering new knowledge for humankind are chief among the things for which I am most grateful.

A season of gratitude: Wishing you a happy Thanksgiving

Our Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is absolutely essential at a research university, just as it is in life. It is an indispensable part of the learning process. It shapes what we learn and how we learn it, how we solve problems, how we interact with one another, and how we think about ourselves and each other.