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Virginia Campus Overview

The main campus building in Blacksburg, Virginia, is approximately 60,000 square feet and is located on a 13-acre campus. There are two parking areas: a student area and a faculty/staff area with ample parking for everyone. VCOM-Virginia's information systems, provided through Virginia Tech, provide our campus community with access to information systems and resources worldwide. The classroom environment affords optimum learning with two theatre classrooms and 10 moderately sized rooms for small group learning. Clinical skills laboratories are interconnected using modern video, computer technology, and net meeting technologies. In a separate facility, VCOM-Virginia also has 21,000 square foot of research laboratory space that houses seven biomedical research laboratories. All VCOM-Virginia students have access to Virginia Tech campus and activities including sports and intramurals.

 


The Simulation and Technology Center

In June 2008, VCOM opened a 21,000 square foot Simulation and Technology Center. The Center houses cutting-edge high fidelity human medical simulators, standardized patient examination rooms, simulated surgical and intensive care unit suites, physical diagnosis and osteopathic manual therapy training labs, a simulated anatomy lab and radiology suite, and room for additional medical education programs. This facility represents the latest in medical simulation and learning technology. The Center contains six large rooms that house the clinical skills labs for physical diagnosis as well as osteopathic manual therapy.


VCOM Institute for Biomechanical and Sports Medicine Research

VCOM II houses the VCOM Institute for Biomechanical and Sports Medicine Research. This building has cutting-edge biomechanical research programs and accommodates a sophisticated deceleration sled that is used for the study of impact injury biomechanics and the prevention of such injuries. The building also contains an 11,000 square foot facility for the Graduate Certificate Premedical Program.


Library

The library is located on the second floor of the main campus building. It is a state-of-the-art electronic medical resource center serving the faculty, staff and students of the College. Medical students also have access on campus to the Virginia Tech Libraries which includes the main library, Carol M. Newman Library, and the Veterinary Medicine Library.