Registration Now Open for May 16th ASSET Course

Monday, May 16, 2022 7:30 am – 4:30 pm Hosted by the VCU Department of Surgery and the Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education Location: 1101 E. Marshall Street, Sanger Hall, 9th Floor, Surgical Research and Education Laboratories

ASSET Details:


Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) is a one-day cadaver-based course that follows a modular, body region approach. The intended audience includes mid-level and senior surgical residents, trauma and acute care surgical fellows, or any surgeon who wishes to undertake a review of this anatomy. CME is available for surgical faculty and fellows through the American College of Surgeons.




VCU Health Video Tours

We have increased our cleaning and disinfecting measures to make sure our hospitals and clinics provide a safe environment for your care

Tamara Lawson & elective surgery resumesJoin us as Dr. Tamara Lawson walks you through the safety measures we take when you arrive downtown for surgery or a non-surgical procedure.

VCU Health Video Tours

Strategic Plan Summary 2019–2023

The Future of Surgery Today

VCU Surgery Strategic Plan Executive Summary 2019–2023 explores areas central to our work and mission.

Strategic Plan Summary 2019–2023

VCU & VCU Health 2020 Annual Service Awards

Department of Surgery faculty and staff recognized for their years of service:

"We believe our greatest asset is and will always be our employees and we are proud of the years of service each one has provided to VCU and the continued relationship we have. We look forward to celebrating together!"

The annual Service Recognition Celebration, which was originally scheduled to take place in October of 2020, will now take place in March. This event dedicated to honoring our hardworking VCU and VCU Health employees for their years of service, will be held virtually on March 23, 2021 at 3 pm.

Congratulations Everyone!

VCU Annual Service Recognition

Department of Surgery 2nd Annual Service Awards

VCU Surgery appreciates the efforts of its employees to achieve departmental goals and to fulfill its mission and vision.

Outstanding employees deserve to be recognized both as a reward for exceptional performance and as a model to other employees.

Service excellence is defined as:
  • Exemplary performance that promotes internal and external customer service, cost savings, innovation, and outstanding citizenship.
  • Contributes to the positive culture in the department and across the organization.
  • Promotes collaboration and teamwork with others across the department and institution to support an environment that is respectful, diverse, supportive, and inclusive.
  • Demonstrates creativity and a desire to improve service by continuously expanding knowledge and skill.
  • Regularly makes a difference in the department through work on special projects and service to others. 

Congratulations to this year's winners: 

Nicholas Thomson, PhD — Innovation & Impact Award
Davis Roche — Service Excellence Award
Cynthia Chenault, AGACNP — Excellence in Patient Care Award

service award winners

Surgery Faculty Directory

Our team includes full-time surgeons (academic, and clinical faculty), research faculty, and advanced practice providers.

Surgery Faculty Directory

Patient Care

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.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

VCU School of Medicine

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

VCU Surgery Town Hall 2022

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About VCU Surgery
VCU Surgery Town Hall 2022
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