VCU Health System
The VCU Health System's academic mission supports and is directly linked to Virginia Commonwealth University. VCU is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as one of the nation's top research universities. Located on two campuses in Richmond, VCU enrolls 27,000 students in more than 160 undergraduate, graduate, professional, doctoral and post-graduate certificate degree programs at 11 schools and one college. 20 graduate and professional programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best of their kind in the nation.
The VCU Health System is committed to improving the quality of and access to patient care in Central Virginia and throughout the Commonwealth by:
- Providing superior, compassionate, and innovative patient care to improve the health of all members of the communities we serve.
- Educating the health-care professionals of tomorrow, health-care providers of today and the community at large.
- Advancing the generation, dissemination, and application of biomedical research.
Improving the health of all people as the preeminent academic health center in the region with national recognition for specialty care, innovative research and workforce development.