The VCU Health System (VCUHS) has long been considered a leader in providing quality patient care services, teaching the next generation of physicians and conducting cutting edge research. As the only academic medical center in Central Virginia, the VCUHS is a regional referral center, comprising some 600 faculty physicians and several outpatient community clinics and satellite offices throughout the Commonwealth. As Central Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center, more than 82,000 patients are treated annually in the hospital's emergency department. Approximately 31,000 patients are admitted each year and more than 500,000 patients are seen on an outpatient basis.
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As part of Virginia Commonwealth University, a Carnegie Foundation Level I Research University, the VCUHS is extremely proud of its specialized clinical services including cardiology and cardiac surgery, solid organ transplant, neurosurgery, sports medicine and women's health. Nationally-recognized cancer research and patient care are conducted at VCU's Massey Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Center, which offers patients a multi-disciplinary treatment approach and access to exclusive, nationally-funded clinical research trials. In addition, the VCUHS provides patients with the renowned expertise of the Evans-Haynes Burn Center, the first civilian burn unit in the country and the only such facility in the state.
In order to share the many health related resources the VCUHS has to offer our community, patients and referring physicians, the VCUHS offers a Speaker's Bureau. Our panel of experts, including physicians, nurses and researchers, are eager to travel to your organization to provide answers to many of your health-related questions and concerns, including health and wellness, medical research advances and medical education. Our goal is to provide our community with the information they need to make educated health care choices.
If you are interested in scheduling a speaker on one of the health care topics listed, please call (804) 828-5378.
We have topics in the areas of asthma, burn prevention, cancer, diabetes, emergency medicine, forensic toxicology, health care technology, cardiology, HIV / AIDS, minimally invasive surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, osteoporosis, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sickle cell, stress, substance abuse, transplant center, and women's health.
For a complete list, please refer to the list of topics. Please remember, you must select a specific sub-specialty within the topic.
Don't see the topic you are interested in? Contact us. We will do our best to arrange a speaker and subject to meet your needs.
You must not have a charge attached to the event for which you are requesting a speaker as our Speakers Bureau services are free to the public.
You must give at least 30 days notice: