This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2024-2025 VCU Bulletin. Courses that expose students to cutting-edge content and transformative learning may be added and notification of additional program approvals may be received prior to finalization. General education program content is also subject to change. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

The School of Medicine offers undergraduate medical education, leading to the first-professional Doctor of Medicine degree, as well as graduate medical education and continuing medical education. Refer to each program’s description for admission and program requirements.

Undergraduate medical education (M.D.)

The School of Medicine offers the first-professional Doctor of Medicine that develops students’ clinical skills, professionalism and critical thinking. For more information about admission standards, curriculum requirements and other policies for the M.D. program, refer to the degree program page in this Bulletin.

Graduate medical education

Graduate medical education at VCU Medical Center provides diverse opportunities with very high academic and clinical standards for medical and dental graduates to pursue specialty training. Currently the school offers more than 70 medical and dental programs. The programs are accredited by either the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American Dental Association. Most of the programs use the ERAS application and the NRMP matching program. The school has more than 700 residents training with the medical center and brings in approximately 200 new residents per year.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply to these programs. Visit the School of Medicine website for a detailed description of the qualifications and requirements.