Eastern Virginia Medical School Medical Education and Research Building

“This is transformational. We now have an attractive, contemporary, wired, first-class space for education, making a huge difference in the way we teach students. It’s really a whole new world for our students, faculty, and researchers.”

- Stephen Slogoff, MD Dean Emeritus Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine

Medical Education and Research Building

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, Virginia

100,500 gsf new; 70,400 gsf renovation



The project consists of the new Medical Education and Research Building, as well as renovations to the existing Jones Institute/Lewis Hall/Brickell Library complex, to provide contemporary research and teaching facilities for the Medical School and the School of Health Professions. Program components include laboratories and support, core labs, anatomy lab, clinical skills/simulation center, lecture halls, classrooms, and offices. The project is designed to achieve LEED Silver certification.


Ellenzweig is serving as Design Architect and Lab/Instructional Facilities Planner, working with Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas and Company, Architect of Record.