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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.

Jennifer Knight, M.D., associate professor of surgery and associate trauma director for the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center will address the University’s August and December graduates during a commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at the WVU Coliseum.

Linda Vona-Davis, PhD presented cancer survivorship research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, December 9-13, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas.

Patrick Ma, M.D., M.Sc., has been named co-leader of the WVU Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center’s Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer Program and Eminent Scholar of Lung Cancer Research.

The WVU Center for Excellence annual report lists impacts in training, education, innovation, research and collaboration.

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December 13


MS1 Break

December 13th through 31st

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December 18


Committee on Academic and Professional Standards Meetings

8:30 to 12:00PM

MS4, MSI, and Dual Degree

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December 18


MS2 - Study Day

No Classes

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December 20


MS2 Break

December 20th through January 4th

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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.

During my pharmacy rotations I found myself chasing down the next procedure and staring at MRIs and CT scans. I developed a passion for the diagnostic end of medicine.

Sarah Bowen

MD Degree | Class of 2017