Teaching Hospitals

Our residents train two of the most outstanding medical centers in the region - MCVH Hospitals, which are ranked #1 in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report, and the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Hospital.

VCU Medical Center

  • One of the largest and most active teaching hospitals in the nation
  • Central Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Most comprehensive academic medical center in Virginia
  • National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award — 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008
  • VCU Institute for Women’s Health (one of 18 National Centers of Excellence)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation National Palliative Care Leadership Center (one of six in the nation)
  • A six-time recipient of the Working Mother magazine "100 Best" award that recognizes companies across the nation who are dedicated to a culture that encourages work/life integration.
  • Since 2006, consistently named the Greater Richmond Area Employer of Choice by the Richmond Human Resources Management Association and the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce.
  • In the Spring of 2007, 2008, and 2009 the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) announced that VCUHS is one of 30 companies in the nation demonstrating a commitment to advancing women throughout the ranks of our organization.
  • VCU Medical Center has been ranked in the Best Hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report for four consecutive years.
  • VCUHS is a designated Magnet facility and a multiple time winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.

Visit the VCU Medical Center website to learn more about its state-of-the-art facilities.

Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Hospital

On average, residents spend 40 percent of clinical time at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

  • First Veterans Affairs hospital to perform heart transplants
  • Department of Veterans Affairs designation as both a Diabetic and Geriatric Center of Excellence
  • Parkinson’s disease research, education and clinical center
  • One of the four VHA-designated Polytrauma Rehabilitation Centers
  • Active women’s health center
  • Total beds: 399
  • Acute patient care
  • Continuous ambulatory care
  • Geriatrics and nursing home care
  • Intensive care

For more information, visit the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center website.