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As an academic medical center located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia, our training programs are built on our commitment to diversity, innovation and improving the health and wellbeing of our community. By engaging with those around us, our students and trainees learn to thrive in their careers while making a real difference in the lives of others.

Commitment to Diversity

The VCU School of Medicine is committed to an ongoing process of inclusion with special attention to characteristics such as gender, age, religion, disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity and geographic region.What We Believe

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Message from the Dean

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Message from the Dean

This week marked the beginning of the next stage of training for our newest resident and fellow colleagues. In all, 180 interns and new residents and 93 fellows have joined our ranks. Our incoming residents represent 62 different U.S. and 10 international medical schools, plus many more when you include our fellows and those positions filled outside of the main match.

Welcome to our New Residents and Fellows

Our Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is absolutely essential at a research university, just as it is in life. It is an indispensable part of the learning process. It shapes what we learn and how we learn it, how we solve problems, how we interact with one another, and how we think about ourselves and each other.

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