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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

It is our pleasure to share that the National Cancer Institute announced this morning that it has awarded VCU Massey Cancer Center a highly competitive, $3 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant to address inequities in lung cancer among the Black community. This is the first SPORE ever awarded in Virginia.

Massey receives prestigious grant -- the first of its kind in Virginia

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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