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.
Video: The Future of Surgery Today
Our pursuit of excellence in surgical care is through constant innovation and education.VCU Health
Working at VCU Health
"Exciting new medicine is happening at VCU Health—every day."
- 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
- Center for Human Simulation and Patient Safety
- VCU Libraries: Surgery Librarian John Cyrus
- Continuing Medical Education
Overview of surgery educational programs:
Trauma Shadowing (M1-M2 Only)
Living in RVA
Richmond, Virginia, combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the charm and convenience of a small, historic city.
As an urban academic medical center, the VCU School of Medicine rests in the heart of Richmond, Virginia (RVA to those who live here). We pride ourselves on being active members of our community, with a commitment to engaging and investing in Richmond as learners, researchers, healers and citizens.Learn more