Eastern Virginia Medical School Review
Eastern Virginia Medical School is a 4-year MD-granting program that welcomed its first class in 1973. EVMS has adopted a new curriculum called CareForward that helps address how to care for the aging population in the U.S. The curriculum includes care-based teaching and focuses on active learning. Students participate in service learning, which models community engagement and provides a learning experience at the same time. Students can participate in various service-learning options, including working with the elderly, helping run a clinic, or working with various other issues: health inequities, infectious diseases, nutrition and wellness, and international inequities. EVMS wants to make sure all students’ goals are met, so every third-year medical student has a meeting with the Vice Dean.
Eastern Virginia Medical School is an academic health center dedicated to achieving excellence in medical and health professions education, research and patient care. We value creating and fostering a diverse and cohesive faculty, professional staff and student body as the surest way to achieve our mission. Adhering to the highest ethical standards, we will strive to improve the health of our community and to be recognized as a national center of intellectual and clinical strength in medicine and Health Professions. Our commitment to ensuring institutional effectiveness is demonstrated by the continuous assessment processes we use to improve program performance and student learning outcomes.
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Eastern Virginia Medical School will be recognized as the most community-oriented school of medicine and health professions in the United States.
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