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Screenshot of the SOM Instagram pageAs part of the ongoing expansion of our communications channels, the School of Medicine is excited to launch our new Instagram account: @vcuschoolofmedicine. This platform will enable us to communicate in real time important news, updates, events, announcements and notable achievements to our SOM community and beyond. 

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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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Life in Richmond

We encourage our students and trainees to maintain a healthy, balanced life, and Richmond is a wonderful place to engage in that well-rounded lifestyle. As a mid-sized city with a metropolitan population of 1.3 million, Richmond provides stimulating activities while maintaining its intimate feel and unique vibe. 

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Photograph of Richmond city and the James River.

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Alumni, Donors and Friends

The engagement of alumni, donors and friends is vital to sustaining the VCU School of Medicine’s core values: a life-changing learning experience for students, exceptional care for the sick and a curiosity for medical research and discovery.

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