Residents in the VCU Internal Medicine Training Program are members of and contributors to an academic medical community in which there is a commitment to learning the art and science of medicine while providing the highest quality medical care to a diverse patient population.


  • To produce compassionate physicians capable of delivering the highest quality medical care to patients in a variety of settings.
  • To create a collegial and supportive setting for intellectual growth.
  • To partner with our housestaff in contributing to the science of medicine through mentorship, research opportunities and dissemination of information.
  • To contribute to the science and art of medical education through innovation in training methods.
  • To partner with our housestaff in gracefully accepting the challenges of providing care to the medically underserved.
  • To promote lifelong learning in the context of a rapidly changing healthcare environment.


Our housestaff and faculty are guided in our work by our commitment to:

  • Clinical excellence
  • Collegiality
  • Diversity
  • Equity
  • Flexibility
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Teamwork
  • Transparency