Clinical faculty

Clinical faculty hold academic appointments with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and are separately employed by MCV Physicians (MCVP), which is the faculty practice plan of VCU Health. VCU and MCVP are separate employers. Each employer pays a separate salary and offers its own range of benefits to clinical faculty. VCU benefits are administered by VCU Human Resources. MCVP benefits are administered by VCU Health Human Resources. Please be sure to contact the correct HR office for questions regarding each benefit.

To reach VCU HR, for more information, call (804) 828-0177 or email To reach VCU Health HR, about your MCVP benefits, call (804) 628-HR4U or email

A summary of benefits is provided below. For more detailed information, see the VCU/MCVP Benefits comparison chart. Learn more about clinical faculty benefits through VCU. For more information about benefits provided by MCVP, visit  

Health coverage
Flexible spending
Life insurance
Paid leave
Employee Assistance Program
Core retirement plan
403(b) retirement savings plan
457(b) retirement plan savings
Cash match on voluntary retirement savings
Short-term disability coverage
Long-term disability coverage
Legal benefits
Moving and relocation assistance
Tuition benefit
VCU Recreational Sports membership
Critical accident benefit program
Cancer benefit program
Worldwide Travel Assistance
Workers' compensation
Employee discounts