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Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU(CHoR) is part of the VCU Medical Center, the only Level One Trauma Center in Central Virginia. CHoR has 149 dedicated inpatient pediatric beds and VCU Medical Center offers an additional 40 beds in specialized inpatient units that provide care for both children and adults.
CHoR’s child and family-friendly facilities include the only private room Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Level One Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Central Virginia. CHoR’s Transitional Care Unit is the only specialized care facility that provides pediatric specialized long-term care in the area.
Acute Care - Infant/Toddler Unit: 17 beds
Acute Care - Age 4 and Up Unit: 24 beds
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): 40 beds
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU): 14 beds
Pediatric Progressive Care Unit (PPCU): 7 beds
Transitional Care Unit: 47 beds
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit: 20 beds*
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit: 4 beds*
Evans-Haynes Burn Center: 16 beds*
Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC): 23 beds*
Pediatric Emergency Room: 12 beds
Outpatient Exam Rooms (Total for All Locations): 67
* These specialized units treat both children and adults.
Acute Care Admissions Per Year: 3,500
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Admissions Per Year: 350
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Admissions Per Year: 1,000
Emergency Room Visits Per Year: 19,000
Outpatient Visits Per Year: 150,000
Physician Faculty: 125
Community Faculty: 140
Full-Time Employees: 1,350
Part-Time Employees: 1,200
VCU is the first medical school in Virginia to be awarded an NIH Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA).
Research Projects: 48
Pediatric NIH Portfolio: $632,350
Clinical Trials: 84
Clinical and laboratory researchers are making medical advances in asthma, genetics, neonatal medicine, cardiology, developmental disabilities, neuromuscular disorders, cystic fibrosis, cancer and many other fields.
Pediatric Residents: 39
Medicine-Pediatrics Residents: 14
Third-Year Medical Students / Pediatric Rotation: 192
Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is also active in the education of nurses, therapists, dentists, and other health professionals.