Mission Statement

The overall mission of the Department of Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School, as it relates to residency training, is to provide the highest quality of care to our patients, while providing the highest caliber of general surgery training and education in an academic and clinical environment.  The Department conducts both basic science and clinical research with the primary aim to improve medical care.

"Our surgeons, providers, nurses and staff pledge to show compassion, to listen and to care in the most technologically advanced environment available in medicine today."

L.D. Britt, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc (Hon), F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M.
Henry Ford Professor & Edward J. Brickhouse Chairman