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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

On Monday, January 17, we have the opportunity to honor the contributions and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service, this day is a reminder that there is still much work to be done to achieve Dr. King’s vision for a more just, inclusive and equitable world.

Working together to make Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of respect, equity and justice for all a reality

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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