History and Health

Learn how VCU's complex history affects our patients today through online learning modules, events and recordings.

Health Equity Videos

View several programs that address patients’ health-related social needs, including housing, food access, legal services and employment opportunities. 

Credential Opportunities

Participants of the program have the opportunity to earn up to two Foundational level digital badges--History and Health: Racial Equity and History and Health: Equitable Access to Care, satisfy VCU Health System DEI learning requirements, and receive VCU Health continuing education credit.


Common Book Events and Resources

Building upon the nationally recognized VCU Summer Reading program, the Common Book Program is a university-wide initiative focused on welcoming first-year students into the vibrant intellectual culture of VCU. The 2022-2023 VCU Common Book is “The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South” by Chip Jones. The VCU Office of Health Equity is excited to partner with University College’s Common Book Program to co-host two events in October.