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WV STEPS simulation center dedication ceremony celebrates expansion, honors donors.

The future for clinical education just became a little brighter for West Virginia University health sciences students due to the generosity of David Shaw and Jo Ann Goldbaugh Shaw, a retired pharmacist and physician and alumni of the Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine. Read More

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WVU Medicine Careers

WVU Medicine presents a wide variety of career opportunities for prospective physicians and employees. Read More

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WVU’s telepsychiatry community partners build deep connections

West Virginia’s demand for high quality mental health services outpaces the number of providers and hours in the day. The telepsychiatry program at WVU Healthcare’s Chestnut Ridge Center is a growing program that's building deep connections in communities across the state daily. Read More

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Attacking Stroke On All Fronts

WVU is changing the outcome for patient Jimmy Boehler and the 795,000 people who have a stroke in the U.S. every year. Read More

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WVU School of Medicine

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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, immunology and medical microbiology, 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.

Patricia L. Turner, M.D., F.A.C.S, clinical associate professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center and director of the Division of Member Services for the American College of Surgeons will present “The Surgical Workforce: Generational Change” at the annual Harriet Tubman Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 8 a.m.

Vazhaikkurichi M. Rajendran, PhD, was recently inducted as a Fellow by the American Gastroenterological Association. 

George Spirou, Ph.D., was honored by the University this week for his pioneering work in neuroscience research by being named to an endowed chair – the John W. and Jeannette S. Straton Research Chair in Neurosciences.

Ian B.K. Martin, M.D., M.B.A., was recently named professor and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the WVU School of Medicine.

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February 8

2016

Chinese New Year (Day of Special Concern)

Chinese New Year (Day of Special Concern)

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February 8

2016

“Communication” – revised TeamSTEPPS case and ? on Alda workshop technique

MS 1 -  IPE Experience“Communication” – revised TeamSTEPPS case and ? on Alda workshop technique

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February 8

2016

Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge

WVU men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins is looking to Mountaineer fans for their support to help him win $100,000 for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute. Huggins has advanced to Round 2 and is now one of 24 top college basketball coaches in the nation participating in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge. The program, sponsored by luxury automobile manufacturer Infiniti in partnership with the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the NCAA, and ESPN, benefits the coaches’ favorite charities. Infiniti will donate at least $1,000 to each participating coach and will award $100,000 to the coach who receives the most fan votes over a 10-week period that started on Jan. 4 and ends at 11:59 a.m. on March 13. Fans can register and vote online daily at www.espn.com/infiniti for their favorite coach.

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February 9

2016

Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge

WVU men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins is looking to Mountaineer fans for their support to help him win $100,000 for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute. Huggins has advanced to Round 2 and is now one of 24 top college basketball coaches in the nation participating in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge. The program, sponsored by luxury automobile manufacturer Infiniti in partnership with the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the NCAA, and ESPN, benefits the coaches’ favorite charities. Infiniti will donate at least $1,000 to each participating coach and will award $100,000 to the coach who receives the most fan votes over a 10-week period that started on Jan. 4 and ends at 11:59 a.m. on March 13. Fans can register and vote online daily at www.espn.com/infiniti for their favorite coach.

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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.

I knew I did not want to be in front of a computer all day. I wanted to work with people because I wanted to witness first hand the positive effects that I could have on their lives.

Tyler Holliday

MD Degree | Class of 2017