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WVU School of Medicine

One Medical School, Three Campuses

Morgantown Eastern Charleston

WVU medical faculty and students are at the leading edge of scientific studies of the biological processes of life and at the forefront of efforts to bring health advances to residents of West Virginia's cities and rural areas. The School of Medicine serves students who want to study medicine, physical and occupational therapy, laboratory science, exercise physiology, research and graduate education and more.

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At the West Virginia University School of Medicine, we educate health professionals, provide thousands of people with medical care, and conduct lifesaving research. Our students work side-by-side with doctors and scientists in the University's modern hospitals, clinics and laboratories.

As one medical school with three campuses, our students also have a chance to learn from professionals that practice at medical offices, clinics and hospitals across the state.

  • Events

July 20-27


Community Service Opportunity

Ripley, WV

Looking for community service hours?? If you are interested in a career in Pediatrics or Cardiology, the WVU Pediatric Cardiology department is looking for volunteers to help with the annual "Bob Hartley's Camp Mountain Heart" - a free, week-long long summer camp for children with congenital heart defects.

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August 4


MidBlock - MS3

All Day Event

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August 4 - 11


MS 1 Orientation

Week Long Event

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August 11


Human Function Starts

  • News

For the third consecutive year, “U.S. News & World Report” has named WVU Hospitals, with its flagship hospital Ruby Memorial, the number one hospital in West Virginia. The national magazine today released its annual Best Hospitals rankings, listing WVUH as high-performing in 12 medical specialties.

By exceeding the benchmarks that earned three consecutive Health Care’s Most Wired designations from Hospital & Health Networks magazine, WVU Healthcare is one of only 20 health providers in the nation to take top honors in 2014.

In partnership with the community, the West Virginia University National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health is hosting the Women on Wellness, or WOW, retreat at Heston Farm Winery in Fairmont on Oct. 25. Events have also been scheduled for Mingo County in Gilbert at the Larry Joe Harless Community Center on July 19 and Greenbrier County in Rainelle at Rainelle Elementary School on Nov. 8.

“Top 10” lists are popular. Read a magazine, watch television or take to the Internet and you’ll find them everywhere: The Top 10 places to retire, the 10 best wines under $10, the 10 sexiest movie stars. Even this magazine produces them. Find in the January issue, “The 10 most-viewed articles of 2013 on” Now anesthesiologists have an all-time, double Top 10 list: “Game changers: The 20 most important anesthesia articles ever published.

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The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University is a comprehensive institution with a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs to prepare you for a future in the fields of science and health.

The extraordinary array of real-life, hands-on experiences, bring you an unsurpassed education in advanced patient care, diagnosis, treatment, disease prevention, health and wellness.

Learn more about our academic offerings or visit the Student Corner.

It is a collaborative school where students help each other in class and look out for each other outside of class.

Sarah Radis

MD Degree | Class of 2015