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.

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Our pursuit of excellence in surgical care is through constant innovation and education.

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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.

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.

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Meet the Director

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Meet 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
doris.farquhar@vcuhealth.org

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

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