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Eastern Virginia Medical School

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. 

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In the 1960s, civic leaders in Hampton Roads sought to improve care in the region and created a bold dream to build a medical school. Thanks to determination and community commitment, EVMS opened its doors in 1973, forever transforming the landscape of health care in Hampton Roads.


Eastern Virginia Medical School is dedicated to medical and health education, biomedical research, and the enhancement of health care in the Hampton Roads region.

EVMS' School of Health Professions provides progressive, nationally recognized graduate training at facilities throughout Hampton Roads.


EVMS Research provides coordination for research committees, organizes Research Day, administers intramural funding and assists with funding opportunities, research compliance and training.


EVMS offers employees a choice of healthcare, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement and legal consultation benefits. See what coverage options may be available to you.


Student services

The Student Loan Office of Eastern Virginia Medical School is responsible for the disbursement and collection of school-administered loans to include the following:

  • Federal Perkins
  • Primary Care Loans
  • Loans for Disadvantaged Students
  • EVMS Private Loan Funds

Housing services

EVMS Campus Housing is affordable, spacious, clean, and of course, in a great location. It meets the needs of the everyday student. The staff is extremely courteous and caters to our needs. Last year I found myself needing to find housing fast. The staff was able to quickly find me a roommate. It was great to be matched with a roommate because it made my experience and transition to EVMS and Norfolk easier and more comfortable.

Library services

The Edward E. Brickell Medical Sciences Library has Wi-Fi throughout the facility, which can be accessed by EVMS faculty, students and staff with EVMS Novell passwords. Before devices can connect to EVMS Wi-Fi, they must be configured by the Network Information Center (NIC).

Medical services

Our providers are national leaders in their field who integrate the latest research and advances into their clinical care. Medical techniques may change, but one thing does not — our commitment to caring for our community. With over 150 healthcare professionals at more than 20 locations, EVMS Medical Group provides exceptional medical care to you and your family.

Student Life

Campus life

Centrally located on the East Coast, EVMS serves the southeastern region of Virginia known as Hampton Roads. The region comprises seven cities: Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Hampton and Newport News.‌

Sports facilities

EVMS Wellness promotes and guides opportunities for the EVMS community to engage in healthy behaviors through strategies that:

  • Cultivate and support a culture of organizational well-being
  • Develop individuals' strengths through practices that result in sustained vitality
  • Encourage and facilitate individual well-being and resilience
  • Build on individuals' potential, strengths, vitality and adaptability

Student clubs

Student Associations include:

  • African American Student Association (AASA)
  • Alliance Group
  • Anesthesiology Interest Group
  • B.E.A.C.H Buddies 
  • Biomedical Sciences Student Organization (BSSO)


Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Doctor of Medicine degree, Masters' degrees, Doctoral degrees, and Certificates. 

Norfolk, Virginia, United States

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