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.
Overview of educational programs offered:
Trauma Shadowing (M1-M2 Only)
Working at VCU Health
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.
- Pauley Heart Vascular Center
- Massey Cancer Center
- Center for Craniofacial Care
- Evans-Haynes Burn Center
- Hume-Lee Transplant Center
- VCU Trauma Center
- Surgical Weight Loss Center
Educational resources provided:
- Center for Human Simulation and Patient Safety
- VCU Libraries: Surgery Librarian John Cyrus
- Continuing Medical Education
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.Learn more