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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

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the best in so many and has provided countless opportunities for leadership, innovation and generosity. Moreover, and through your dedication as providers, we have continued to treat patients with cancer, trauma, heart disease, addiction, mental health issues and all of the many other complex conditions that come through our doors as a tertiary and safety net hospital.

A season of gratitude: Thank you to those on the frontlines of clinical care

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.