Critical Issues, Expert Knowledge

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Healthcare Policy and Research is home to collaborative faculty members who apply their expert knowledge to healthcare issues in and out of the classroom.

We address critical topics ranging from health insurance coverage to health disparities and efficiency in healthcare delivery. Our faculty works to link evidence-based practice with policies that promote public health.

Accountable Care Organizations

This policy brief provides an overview of Acountable Care Organizations in the US and Virginia.

VCU to Partner with Medical School in Kazakhstan

An educational, clinical and research exchange partnership will bring KNMU faculty to VCU

Dr. Cathy Bradley awarded endowed chair

Dr. Bradley awarded the Theresa A. Thomas Memorial Foundation Chair in Cancer Prevention and Control.

Doctoral Program Accepting Applications for 2015

Apply Now to the PhD in Healthcare Policy and Research

Cunningham: High Medical Costs Were a Growing Burden for Americans Before the ACA Took Effect

The proportion of Americans spending a large share of their income on health insurance and health care was increasing in the years leading up to implementation of the Affordable Care Act.