Our mission is to improve and promote the health of our patients and the people of Virginia through leadership and innovation in clinical practice, medical education, patient care, scholarly activities, research and community service. We are concerned with current needs and future generations, and we have made special commitments to the underserved, children, mothers, the elderly and other at-risk populations in a time of rapid change in the healthcare world.

Our Patient-Centered Medical Home accreditation aims to improve the quality and efficiency of care and promote partnerships between patients and their personal physician.  Each patient’s care is tended to by clinician-led care teams who provide for all the patient’s healthcare needs and coordinate treatments across the healthcare system.

Ghent Family Medicine

EVMS Ghent Family Medicine is a comprehensive primary care center that exists to provide exceptional personalized patient care and broad-based medical education. We strive to foster the development of competent, compassionate family physicians and other healthcare professionals through lifelong personal and professional growth. Our guiding principles include continuity, accessibility and collaboration. Diversity is our strength. 

Portsmouth Family Medicine

EVMS Portsmouth Family Medicine offers a supportive environment for residents while promoting expert, compassionate and comprehensive care. Residents are the key members of the Portsmouth Family Medicine family as they learn to be diagnosticians, counselors, scientists, teachers and friends in the healthcare community. Our goal is for all physicians and staff to focus on treating the whole family, body, mind and spirit.