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The VCU Department of Family Medicine and Population Health exists to:
The VCU Department of Family Medicine and Population Health seeks to be a leader in helping the people of Virginia and beyond achieve improved access to health care, improved health equity, and improved health outcomes. Our vision is a world where all people are able to live healthier and happier lives through access to the best, most appropriate primary care and public health services that are grounded in the science of both family medicine and epidemiology.
Collectively we value:
As of February 1, 2013, the VCU Departments of Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Health were merged to form a new academic unit – the VCU Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, with a Division of Epidemiology.
Our new name and combined faculty signal a cutting-edge focus that builds on the current movement (reflected in the recent IOM report) to create partnerships between primary care and public health. In particular:
For more specific information on the Family Medicine and Epidemiology programs, please use the menus at the top of the page. Please visit our website again in the coming months for more developments as we grow together.
Scott M. Strayer, MD, MPH, Chair, VCU Department of Family Medicine and Population Health