The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute is located on a health sciences campus that encompasses a Carilion Clinic outpatient building and neighbors the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.
The medical school’s portion of the building has been specifically designed around the patient-centered curriculum. Students have a truly dedicated learning environment that includes:
- Fourteen dedicated team rooms with individual storage and study space
- Ten Objective Structured Clinical Exam rooms
- A dry anatomy laboratory
- Access to the Virginia Intercollegiate Anatomy Laboratory
- A medical library with study space and small conference rooms
- A media center
- Specially equipped symposium rooms
- A large lecture hall
- A student lounge, recreation area, and wellness space
The Road to Transformation
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students have the rare opportunity to take part in Carilion Clinic’s metamorphosis from a major health care provider into a health care clinic that focuses on patient care, education, and research. This clinic model is led by physicians, uses a team-based approach to care for patients, and seeks to improve quality and access to care while still cutting costs.
The ultimate goal of Carilion Clinic’s organizational approach is to achieve the best possible health outcome and experience for each patient.
Medical education is critical component of the clinic strategy as it ensures the ability to care for future generations. Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students are viewed as an integral part of a new culture of excellence and innovation, where patients come first.