About the Medical Degree Program

Established in 1973 to enhance the quality and diversity of health care throughout the Hampton Roads region, the mission of Eastern Virginia Medical School is deeply rooted in the education and training of primary care physicians, arming them with the requisite scientific, academic, and humanistic skills most relevant to today's practice of medicine.  Accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), EVMS provides health care for more than one quarter of Virginia's population as well as neighboring regions of North Carolina.



EVMS is a public institution dedicated to medical health education, biomedical research, and the enhancement of health care in the Commonwealth of Virginia.



EVMS will be recognized as the most community-oriented school of medical and health professions in the United States.