VCU Medical Center reverified as Level I trauma center until 2020

VCU Medical Center is the only Level I adult, pediatric and burn trauma center in the region.

The American College of Surgeons has renewed its verification of VCU Medical Center as a Level I trauma center, recognizing the hospital’s dedication to the highest  quality care within and beyond hospital walls through teaching and research, as well as injury and violence prevention programs. VCU Medical Center is the only Level I adult, pediatric and burn trauma center in the region and the longest-standing, state-designated trauma center in Virginia.

“We have been honored to carry the highest recognition for any trauma center in the nation for 12 consecutive years,” said Marsha Rappley, M.D., vice president of VCU Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System. “Being a Level I trauma center today is as much about excellence in patient care as it is about advancing medical research, teaching, community outreach and providing resources people in Virginia need to stay safe and healthy through prevention.”

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