Virginia Commonwealth University Health System operates an academic medical center and research institution that teaches and treats health care. It provides patients and their families with access to the services of faculty physicians for consultation, referral, or primary care. The company offers care services in areas of medicine, including heart disease, cancer, transplantation, neurological disorders, anesthesiology, dentistry, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, human genetics, internal medicine, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology, pathology, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry, radiology, sur...
1250 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23298
Founded in 1838
VCU Health System and Sheltering Arms Hospital Announce joint venture
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VCU Health System and Sheltering Arms Hospital have formed a joint venture, which could include construction of a new rehabilitation hospital. The two health institutions said they have signed an agreement aimed at addressing the need for comprehensive physical rehabilitative inpatient care for patients who suffered a stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and similar illnesses and injuries. While VCU and Sheltering Arms plan to continue inpatient services at their existing facilities, they said the possibility of a new rehabilitation hospital is being explored. All outpatient rehabilitation and other service lines will continue to operate independently.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Names Marsha D. Rappley as CEO and Vice President for Health Sciences, Effective August 15, 2015
Jun 16 15
Dr. Marsha D. Rappley will serve as Virginia Commonwealth University Health System's vice president for health sciences and CEO, beginning Aug. 15, 2015. She serves as dean of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Rappley replaces Dr. Sheldon Retchin, who left VCU earlier this year to lead Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center. Rappley was recently elected as chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges board of directors and currently serves as chair of the council of deans. She also serves on the Research Advisory Panel of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Rappley previously served on the board of the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, American Board of Pediatrics sub-board for developmental and behavioral pediatrics, and chair of U.S. Food and Drug Administrations pediatric advisory committee.