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Why choose CHoR?

Top 5 reasons to join the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU team

  1. Part of VCU Medical Center, a leading academic medical center

  2. We nurture the champion in every child

  3. Robust and thriving Department of Pediatrics with engaged leadership

  4. Fun city, centrally located

  5. Top tier education in a supportive environment

A leading academic medical center

About us
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We nurture the champion in every child

  • Full-service children’s hospital with a robust continuum of pediatric services, research and education
  • Premier facilities including a new outpatient Children's Pavilion housing medical,surgical and advanced diagnostic services under one roof
  • Level 1 pediatric trauma center with a dedicated pediatric ER
  • Newly expanded PICU
  • Private-room NICU with an operating room
  • New Virginia Treatment Center for Children facility for mental health services
Care at our facilities
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Robust and thriving Department of Pediatrics with engaged leadership

  • Education is a priority for leadership
  • Engaged faculty who enjoy mentoring residents and fellows
Meet our faculty members
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Fun city, centrally located

  • Virginia is for lovers – our residents and fellows love Richmond!
  • One hour from the mountains, two hours from the beach and two hours from D.C.
  • Steps away from the state capitol – access to legislative process
  • Diverse and unique restaurants
  • Exciting nightlife – dancing, outdoor events and concerts
  • Exposure to the arts – new performing arts center and multiple museums for adults and kids
  • Affordable housing
  • Close to an international airport
Learn about Richmond
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Top tier education in a supportive environment

  • Our kids! We serve a diverse patient population and are an active part of our community
  • We see it all – from simple to complex – exposure to a variety of pathophysiology
  • Largest provider of care for underserved families
  • Open, genuine and collaborative relationships with faculty
  • Childcare with backup advantage program (sick daycare)
  • Annual retreats
  • Unique two-week rotation schedule to improve wellness
  • Individualized tracts for careers in primary care, subspecialties, public health, global health and advocacy
Learn more
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