Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC) Campus

Working to Expand Our Curriculum and Our Thinking

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine was integrated into Virginia Tech as the university’s ninth college in 2018. The school, which opened in 2010, has become one of the most competitive in the nation. It features a unique, patient-centered, problem-based curriculum with a robust research requirement. And it incorporates exposure to interprofessional training, so graduates are well prepared for a future that requires greater teamwork among health care professionals.

In another public-private partnership, Jefferson College of Health Sciences—a longtime teaching arm of Carilion Clinic—announced its intent to merge with Radford University. The merger, slated for 2019, would create the second-largest nursing program in the state. The move would further expand our academic footprint in Roanoke and promises to stimulate economic development in the surrounding Roanoke Innovation Corridor.

Video: A Day in the Life of Neurosurgery Residents at Carilion Clinic

We follow Dr. Cara Rogers and Dr. Christopher Busch through a day in their lives as neurosurgery residents at Carilion Clinic. The day starts before the sun comes up and is filled with everything from academic work to following up on patients in the hospital and in the clinic.

Graduate Growth

Our graduate medical education program is nationally known for excellence. In 2018, we welcomed a record 106 medical residents and fellows.