Healing with empathy, acceptance, respect and integrity - it's why you were called to service as physicians.
As medical students in the VCU School of Medicine, you are paired with a mentor from day one to discuss your experiences in medical school. In addition, we provide you with a multitude of resources including those in the following list.
Monroe Park Campus
James Branch Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue, Room B11 and 425
The two Mothers' Rooms in Cabell Library (Room B11 and 425) are open to all VCU students, faculty, and staff who want to breastfeed or pump during the hours Cabell Library is open.
Both rooms include a Medela Symphony pump, a comfortable chair, and a sink. For more information and to receive access to the rooms, contact Teresa Doherty, Assistant Head for Access Services at email@example.com.
Main Hospital, 1250 E. Marshall St., Main 4, Room 547
This room is available to nursing mothers who are employees or visitors. It has Symphony Pumps, rocking chairs, privacy screens, bathrooms and an IPod docking station. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The room has been provided as a result of a grant from the Women’s Auxiliary at VCU Health System (VCUHS). For more information, contact Theresa Erichsen, RN, at 628-0249, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Karen Hill, RN, at 827-1702, email@example.com, Workforce Development.
Sanger Hall, 1101 E. Marshall St., Basement 1, Room B1-033B
This room is located behind the women’s rest room. The room is freshly painted and carpeted with a comfortable chair. It is open to all VCU students, faculty and staff who want to breast feed or pump. Sanger Hall is open M-F 7:30 – 6, and accessible other weekday hours and weekends with card access to Sanger and sign-in at the lobby information desk. For more information, contact Lesley Tremblay, Building Manager, 828-6911, firstname.lastname@example.org.
VCU School of Nursing, 1100 E. Leigh St., 1st Floor, Room 1002B
The nursing mothers and babies room may be accessed Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a key secured from the receptionist on the first floor lobby. For more information, call (804) 828-0724 or visit the receptionist at the front desk of the building at 1100 E. Leigh St.
VCU Health System Family Care Center, 607 N. 10th St., Family Room: Rm 153
This room is located below the N Parking Deck, behind the MCV Campus bookstore. The Family Room, located in Room 153, is designed for those who want to breast feed or pump and contains a couch and comfortable chairs. VCU faculty, staff and students may ring the door bell for access to the Family Care Center and show their ID for entrance. For more information, contact Patsy Moon, 828-6291, email@example.com.
Whether you are enrolled in a doctoral, master's or certificate program, our mission in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine is to provide you with quality education in research, theory and practice. To help you navigate this site as well as the university's Web site, we have pulled together the following list of resources specific to our graduate students.
School of Medicine Resources