Integrating medical science and practice

Our M.D. program is dedicated to the exploration of medicine through dynamic, engaging curriculum that embodies the VCU School of Medicine’s mission of improving health care for humanity.

Curriculum Overview

Over the course of four years, students build on foundational knowledge, develop core clinical skills and explore specialty areas under the guidance of some of the top providers in their fields. Longitudinal curriculum throughout the program ensures active learning through the lenses of professionalism, humanism, diversity and compassionate, patient-centered care.

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Curriculum at a Glance

M.D. Program Institutional Learning Objectives

Longitudinal Curriculum

Many M.D. program courses span multiple years, complementing and building upon the scientific, clinical and professional knowledge students gain throughout the four years of medical school.

For more information about our longitudinal curriculum, or to contact a course director, please email the Office of Medical Education: