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School of Medicine Technology Services

SOMTech, Administrative and Academic Systems,
and Educational Technologies

SOMTech, Administrative and Academic Systems, and Educational Technologies

McGlothlin Medical Education Center

Classrooms used by the School of Medicine, particularly the Sanger Hall, MSB and MMRB classrooms and auditoriums and Baruch auditorium are administered through the Office for the Vice President for Health Sciences. Scheduling for these rooms is coordinated through MCV Campus Room Scheduling Opens a new window and technology support is maintained by VCU Academic Technologies Opens a new window.

James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Medical Education Center

1201 East Marshall Street
Richmond  VA  23298 |  Map Opens a new window

SOM EdTech supports instructor and student use of classroom technology in the McGlothlin Medical Education Center. In addition, EdTech maintains the AV and technology in the MMEC classroom spaces.
If you would like to request help or report an issue, please contact  somedtech-l@lists.vcu.edu.

Schedule MMEC spaces using the SOMRoom online reservation tool Opens a new window.

Learning Studios

5-200A/5-205B
6-200A/6-205B
7-200A/7-205B
8-200A/8-205B

Capacity: 132 combined, 66 divided
Video conference: no
Lecture recording: yes (A side only)
Food is not permitted in the Learning Studios. Only closed container beverages are permitted.

Classroom equipment
Room A or B (double below for combined use)

  • 3 Video projectors and 3 projection screens (wide screen)
  • 11 collaboration tables with 6 seats
    • 6 HDMI connections, 6 Ethernet connections, 2 LED monitors
  • Electronic whiteboard
  • AV control touch panel
  • Wireless lavaliere, headset and hand-held microphones
  • Rack-mounted Windows PC
    • CD/DVD drive
    • USB ports
    • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers
  • HDMI/DVI/VGA input for laptop computer
    • Power and Internet connections for laptop
    • RCA inputs for external audio/video source
  • Blu-ray/DVD player
  • High-resolution document camera (on request)
  • Echo360 lecture recording system
  • Wireless Internet access available
  • Whiteboard walls
  • Sound-proofed in-ceiling retractable wall
    • Combine and divide A and B spaces
    • Requires tech support for operation

Learning Theater
2/3-200


Capacity: 250, auditorium seating
Video conference: yes
Lecture recording: yes
Food is not permitted in the Learning Theater. Only closed container beverages are permitted.

Classroom equipment

  • Video projector and projection screen (wide screen)
  • Electronic whiteboard
  • Lecture podium with mounted microphone
  • Wireless lavaliere, headset and hand-held microphones
  • AV control touch panel
  • Podium-mounted Windows PC
    • CD/DVD drive
    • USB ports
    • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers
  • HDMI/DVI/VGA input for laptop computer
    • Power and Internet connections for laptop
    • RCA inputs for external audio/video source
  • Blu-ray/DVD player
  • High-resolution document camera
  • Echo360 lecture recording system
  • Wireless Internet access available
  • Power and Ethernet connections to every audience seat
  • Audience microphones shared between every 2 seats

Conference Room 3-101

Capacity: 80, flexible seating
Video conference: yes
Lecture recording: yes

Classroom equipment

  • Video projector and projection screen
  • 2 Side Wall 32” monitors for room presentations and VTC sourcing
  • Electronic Whiteboard
  • AV control touch panel
  • 12 wireless tabletop microphones, 1 wireless handheld microphone, and one wireless lavaliere microphone
  • Rack mounted
    • PC
      • CD/DVD drive
      • USB access points
      • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
      • Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers
    • Blu-ray/DVD player
  • HDMI/DVI/VGA input for laptop computer at equipment rack and floor plates
    • Power and Internet connections for laptop
  • RCA inputs for external audio/video source
  • Video conference system
  • Telephone audio conference system
  • Wireless Internet access available in room

Small Group Classrooms

5-101/5-102
6-101/6-102
7-101/7-102
8-101/8-102

Capacity: 25, flexible seating
Video conference: yes, 102 rooms only
Audio conference: yes, with advance notice
Lecture recording: no

  • Video projector and projection screen
  • AV control touch panel
  • Rack-mounted Windows PC
    • CD/DVD drive
    • USB ports
    • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers
    • RCA inputs for external audio/video source
  • Blu-ray/DVD player
  • HDMI/DVI/VGA input for laptop computer on podium
    • Power and Internet connections for laptop
  • Wireless tabletop mics for conferencing
  • Whiteboard walls

Small Group Meeting Rooms

5-203
6-203
7-203
8-203

Capacity: 12
Video conference: no
Audio conference: yes, with advance notice
Lecture recording: no

Classroom Equipment

  • 32” Monitor
  • HDMI/DVI/VGA inputs for user-provided laptop computer at conference table
  • 2 power and Internet connections for laptops at table
  • Whiteboard Wall
  • Wireless Internet access available in room

Practice of Clinical Medicine Rooms

5-206/5-207
6-206/6-207
7-206/7-207
8-206/8-207

PCM rooms are scheduled by Georgia Straton ( georgia.straton@vcuhealth.org )

Capacity: 12
Video conference: no
Audio conference: yes, with advance notice
Lecture recording: no

Classroom Equipment

  • 32” Monitor
  • HDMI/DVI/VGA inputs for user-provided laptop computer
  • Whiteboard Wall
  • Wireless Internet access available in room