Designed for the patient's benefit, new programs and services offered by this partnership originate from the national reputation for research, medical education and clinical care by EVMS, and the quality care, leading edge technology, innovative medical diagnosis and focus on patient safety by Sentara.
Eastern Virginia Medical School is an academic health center dedicated to achieving excellence and fostering the highest ethical standards in patient care, education and research. We strive to improve the health of our community and to be recognized as a national center of intellectual and clinical strength in medicine. Caring for over 1,500 patients a day, EVMS Medical Group is a not-for-profit physician practice supporting Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). More than 150 physicians represent 20 specialties in primary care, obstetrics, medical and surgical care as well as radiation oncology, laboratory and pathology services. Learn more at evms.edu.
Sentara Healthcare, based in Norfolk, VA, celebrates more than 128 years in relentless pursuit of its mission to improve health every day through innovation, compassion and community benefit. Sentara is a fully-integrated not-for-profit system of 12 hospitals in Virginia and North Carolina, including a Level I trauma center with Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance support and the nationally-ranked Sentara Heart Hospital. The Sentara family includes four medical groups, ambulatory campuses, post-acute care services, the physician-led Sentara Quality Care Network, the accredited Sentara Cancer Network, the Sentara College of Health Sciences, Optima Health Plan members in Virginia, Alabama and Ohio, and a team of professionals nearly 30,000 strong. Sentara is strategically focused on continuous improvement in quality, safety, clinical outcomes and the patient experience and pursues key clinical goals through high-performance teams across the enterprise. Efforts are centered on providing the right care in the right setting at the right time and adding value to the communities we serve.