Demographics in healthcare and other areas are changing. These include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity/orientation, immigration status, disability, income/socioeconomic status and literacy. These demographic changes present opportunities for positive transformation. The Department of Surgery is fully committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion as foundational pillars that foster a truly inclusive environment and rewards positive engagement for our employees, trainees, and the world around us.
For further information regarding the VCU School of Medicine’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit https://medschool.vcu.edu/about/dei/
The Future of Surgery Today
VCU Surgery Strategic Plan Executive Summary 2019–2023 explores areas central to our work and mission.
Patients who come to VCU Health for surgery gain access to some of the most skilled surgeons and ground-breaking procedures in the world.
The faculty and staff at VCU Surgery are committed to providing the highest quality of education and training for the future medical leaders of our country.
The Shining Knight Gala, an annual event held to benefit the trauma center, shares patient’s amazing story of tragedy and triumph.
A study involving 90 medical centers from across the globe is providing new insights into how a person’s location of care impacts clinical outcomes for advanced liver disease.
VCU psychologist will present clinical trial findings to Congress on June 7.
Social work assistant professor Adrienne Baldwin-White is working to improve the culture of trauma-informed care for sexual assault survivors.
Research will continue to develop potential future clinical biomarkers that will allow early detection and intervention, according to one of the VCU investigators who led the research team.
After a decade of providing global cost-saving processes for medications, the Central Virginia institute looks ahead to growing engagement with partners within each disease ecosystem.
Saleh Smadi immigrated to the U.S. from a rural region of Jordan, where his access to health care and education was limited. Now a standout student at VCU’s School of Dentistry, he is driven to use his skills to help underserved communities.
College of Health Professions student sees administration and geriatrics as outlets for honoring family.