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.
Researchers hope their $3 million five-year study’s findings will help educators improve communication practices for genetic counselors in training and reduce cancer disparities between Black and white patients.
An adolescent’s genetic risk of suicide and exposure to adverse events could play a role in triggering suicidal thoughts, according to a VCU-led study.
Through internship program, Rhea Tammireddi was able to pursue her interest in virology.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration Friday announced that a coalition of public and private sector stakeholders in the Richmond-Petersburg region, including Virginia Commonwealth University, will receive nearly $53 million as one of 21 winners of the national Build Back Better Regional Challenge.
The biomarkers could help predict which children are most at risk of trauma-related health issues as an adult, long-term study finds.
Program offered through the VCU Health Pauley Heart Center brings students to MCV Campus for rotations and mentored research experience.
Lisa Price Stevens returns to Virginia after participating in the nation’s first dual demo program for Medicare and Medicaid.
VCU’s newest mental and emotional health resources, as well as frequently requested resources that are already available, can be found at ramstrong.vcu.edu.