transforming the future of health care for all in the commonwealth

– Peter Buckley, M.D.,

Interim CEO, VCU Health System and Senior Vice President, VCU Health Sciences
Dean, VCU School of Medicine
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System

VCU Health’s Strategic Plan

VCU Health’s strategic plan provides pathways to preserve, sustain and advance our mission and elevates us to be among the premier academic health systems in the nation. Three imperatives guide our path forward to serve our patients and neighbors better and to meet future needs with greater capability, confidence and compassion.

One VCU Master Plan

Transforming health care delivery in central Virginia, one facility at a time.

2019 By the Numbers

As a top academic medical center for our region, VCU Health doesn’t just practice state-of-the-art medicine. Through our robust research enterprise — pushing the frontiers of both basic science and applied, translational research — we’re constantly advancing medicine.


Outpatient clinic visits July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019


Medical specialties


Clinical trials open to enrollment

Our Stories

After a dire medical crisis, a family finds a way to say ‘thank you’

On a December evening in 2015, Rich Johnson found himself kneeling on a Richmond city street beside his critically injured wife, Joyce. Joyce was thrown from a tourist pedal trolley, which is a pedal- and motor-powered vehicle that seats about 12 people. The trolley then ran over her pelvis, and at the same time, her leg became caught in the gears, causing her to …

He needed a new kidney and heart. VCU Health gave them to him in one operation.

Carlnealius “Tyrees” Dandridge, a custodian at Pole Green Elementary School in Mechanicsville, Virginia, came to VCU Health’s Hume-Lee Transplant Center in 2015 for a kidney transplant evaluation. At that consultation, doctors discovered that not only was his kidney failing, his heart was failing too. Dandridge was in need of a double transplant. “His heart, which is ...

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Help support VCU Health while we grow.

VCU Health has been providing health care to our community for more than 180 years. In return, the people of the commonwealth have given us their trust and support, enabling our mission, capabilities and reach to expand and innovate. A gift from you in any amount would help us continue that great tradition. The MCV Foundation is the philanthropic partner of VCU Health System. Please visit below to learn more.

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