COVID-19 accelerated how one community-driven partnership is reimagining the way care is provided to vulnerable older adults through inclusion, inquiry and innovation.
COVID-19 upended and refocused research at VCU Health. And the great pivot led to valuable collaboration on new projects that have helped respond to the pandemic.
Faculty play a leading role on the MCV Campus in studying and addressing health disparities, and the effort often bridges research and practice, with an eye for training future professionals to center equity in their work.
Grateful for the years of care he and his family have received at VCU Health, Bruce Gottwald and his wife Nancy recently donated $250,000 to honor several doctors who’ve been the experts they’ve needed at various times in their lives.
The challenges and adaptations of 2020 have reminded us constantly to be grateful for the incredible efforts of our health care workers and the generosity fueling advances in research and patient care.
MLP-Richmond at VCU Health, is a medical-legal partnership (MLP) that works to ensure legal and social issues no longer challenge patients and their families, enabling those patients to focus instead on treatment and healing.
A new clinical trial begins with funding raised by MCV Foundation board members that will advance research on Vitamin C and how it might be a safe and effective treatment for patients with COVID-19.
“We came home from vacation on a Saturday, and a week later he was on a ventilator,” Carol Fox said.
On March 8, Carol and Carter Fox returned to their home at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, a retirement center, from a trip to Florida.
Only 10 months ago, Sara Anderson could barely move her arm or hold a paintbrush. Today her paintings are selling out and raising funds for the VCU Health Comprehensive Stroke Center.
While VCU Health is one of the top health systems in Virginia, where many of the most advanced surgeries, therapies and other treatments are available, it also is the state’s leader in caring for vulnerable populations. The health system sees more patients who are uninsured or covered through Medicaid than any other entity in the commonwealth.
This year, unlike any other in memory, has reminded us of the importance of gratitude, both as an act of hope and an acknowledgement of abundance during hardship.
Kathy and Wayne Funk have given generously to support VCU Massey Cancer Center. Their giving springs from a deep gratitude for the care Kathy received that saved her life and allowed her to enjoy time with a growing family of children and grandkids.