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/
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.
Pediatric infectious diseases expert Suzanne Lavoie, M.D. and M.D.-Ph.D. student Susie Turkson are investigating different challenges in HIV/AIDS advocacy and research.
The postdoctoral researcher and School of Dentistry graduate has deep VCU roots and a passion drawn from volunteer work.
Parsons, a professor in the VCU School of Nursing, was a nationally recognized expert on models of care for chronically ill older adults and medically vulnerable populations and was the founder of the VCU Mobile Health and Wellness Program.
The CDC-funded study will combine cutting-edge technology with evidence-based practices to reduce gun violence and unintentional firearm injuries.
Curtis Sessler, M.D., a professor in the School of Medicine, created the RASS scale that intensive-care unit clinicians and researchers around the world have used for more than two decades to describe a patient’s level of alertness and agitation.
The study details how pharmacists’ ability to treat patients with hypertension could have a positive impact on both Americans’ quality of life and the U.S. health care system.
Consultant and VCU interior design grad student Chelcey Dunham offers tips for going with the flow.
With expertise in behavior science, math and other fields, the MAVEN project aims to boost public health in the post-pandemic era.