United States, Virginia

Established in 1973, Eastern Virginia Medical School is a public medical school in Norfolk, Virginia. The school is not affiliated with an undergraduate college but coordinates training through multiple medical centers in the Hampton Roads area. The medical school offers a variety of medical degree programs, including MD programs, B.S. and/or American Ophthalmology Technology Certificate, M.S. in Andrology, Art Therapy, Biotechnology, Clinical Embryology, Surgery, and Biomedical Sciences, Master (Master of Public Health) with sub-majors in epidemiology, health management, environmental health or health promotion, and a joint Doctorate of Medicine/Master of Business Administration with the University of William & Mary and last but not the least Doctor of clinical psychology as well as Doctor of biomedical sciences. Eastern Virginia Medical School is an academic health center dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care in medicine and health. It values ​​the creation and cultivation of diverse and cohesive faculty, professional staff, and student groups, which is the most reliable way to accomplish tasks.

Campus Life

Eastern Virginia Medical School is located in Norfolk, Virginia, close to the city and historic neighborhoods of Ghent. The school is part of the Eastern Virginia Medical Center, which also includes the above-mentioned hospital and satellite buildings attached, as well as a "Medical Tower" with many private practice medical offices. The boundary of the center is Colley Avenue, Brambleton Avenue, Hampton Boulevard, and Redgate Avenue. The Tide Light Rail system connects the campus to downtown Norfolk and points east to the Virginia Beach City Line. The campus facilities include Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Lewis Hall, Edward E. Brickell Medical Sciences Library, Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, and Pediatric Research Center. The American Medical Association is committed to representing medical students, improving medical education, developing leadership skills, and promoting involvement for the health of America. The EVMS Alliance was established to gather students and provide a safe and open space at EVMS to discuss LGBTQ issues, especially health-related topics.

Noted Alumni

Some of the well-known faculty of Eastern Virginia Medical School are L.D. Britt, the Past President of the American College of Surgeons, and Member of the National Academy of Medicine; William P. Magee the Founder of Operation Smile in 1982; Paul E. Marik, the developer of the sepsis treatment protocol, called "HAT", consisting of hydrocortisone, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), and thiamine, & the notable Alumni are David Brown, an Astronaut killed on Columbia Space Shuttle; Ralph S. Northam the Governor of Virginia, Former Lt Governor and State Senator Pediatric Neurologist, and last but not the least, Nabeel Qureshi, who is an author.