Our Educational Mission

The Department of Surgery at VCU Medical Center will serve the people of Virginia through national leadership in surgical science, patient care, and education.

The Department is committed to the exemplary clinical care and clinical investigation and will be the steward of our traditions of compassionate and competent care.  The Department will equip a talented cadre of young physicians with the skills of inquiry, analysis, and communication to achieve roles of leadership as lifelong scholars and clinicians.

VCU School of Medicine: The Residency Experience

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Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Living in RVA

Richmond, Virginia, combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the charm and convenience of a small, historic city.

Virginia Commonwealth University's location, smack in the middle of Virginia's capital city, allows the VCU community to draw on every facet of the metropolitan environment to sculpt their VCU experience.

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Message from the Director

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Message from the Director

"Our residents and fellows, via their faculty mentors, experience working in a wide range of centers and institutes devoted to clinical and research training at VCU."

Contact Us:

Doris Farquhar, MBA
Director of Surgical Educational Programs
VCU Health System

(804) 827-1030 | Fax: (804) 827-1016

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