Virginia Global Surgery Symposium

Registration & Housing

Get Hosted by a VCU Student!

We have limited housing available with VCU student hosts. Note, this option is only available for students, residents, or those visiting from LMICs. This option is not available for faculty.


If you would like to stay with a student host, please fill out the following form and we will do our best to match you:

Discounted Hotel Rates

We are pleased to offer attendees a discounted group rate at the Hilton Richmond Downtown, 501 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219.

Please book through our dedicated website, directly with the Hilton Richmond:

Places to Eat in Richmond


  • Fancy Biscuit

  • Lulu’s

  • Millie’s

  • Citizen

  • The Savory Grain


  • Secret Sandwich Society

  • Edo’s Squid

  • Stella’s

  • Perly’s

  • Kuba Kuba

  • The Boathouse

  • Can Can Brasserie

Happy Hour:

  • Casa del Barco

  • Postbellum

Things to Do in Richmond

The Arts:

  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

  • Institute of Contemporary Art


  • Maymont Park

  • Canal Walk

  • Brown's Island/Belle Isle


  • Carytown Shops

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The website was developed by Parisa Fallah, Roya Edalatpour, Andrew Giles, and Prachi Patel, with help from Gavin Ovsak. Many sincere thanks to Ryoko Hamaguchi for creating our GSSA logo.