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A Brighter Future for Clinical Education

Watch the Space Transform as we Expand and Upgrade our Simulation Lab. Read More

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WVU medical students meet their match

Students at the WVU School of Medicine have worked toward Match Day – the day they learn where they will spend the next several years as resident-physicians. Read More

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WVU autism study reaches out for public's help

First biomedical study of its kind at university. Read More

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Brainstormers: Obama's big research push kicks off with a meeting of the minds

Brefczynski-Lewis, assisted by graduate student Chris Bauer, dons her PET-helmet prototype to demonstrate the device's portability. Photo by Lois Raimondo/For The Washington Post. Read More

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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.

WVU Department of Surgery Visiting Professor Jack H. Mydlo, M.D., will present "AUA Urotrauma Guidelines and Review Update for 2015" on Wednesday, April 8. He will lecture at 6:30 a.m. for Urology Grand Rounds in room G152F and at 8 a.m. for General Surgery Grand Rounds in room 4080.

Dr. Simpkins will receive $5,000 in professional support from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Endowment at WVU. He is focused on discovering novel compounds for the treatment of stroke and age-related brain disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease.

The ninth winner of the Patricia “Pat” Fedeles Award for Compassion in Physical Diagnosis was presented to Sarah Lively on March 24. This award is presented to the second-year medical student who portrays ongoing compassion, friendliness and an overall caring attitude toward patients, peers, faculty and staff.

On Friday, March 27, the West Virginia Alpha Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society will induct 15 students and several residents, faculty members and alumni into the AΩA. University of Iowa professor Michael B. Edmond, M.D., M.P.H., M.P.A., will speak at Grand Rounds.

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March 29

2015

Spring Recess

Spring recess extends Saturday, March 21 through Sunday, March 29.

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April 3

2015

Friday Before Easter Recess: University Closed

Friday Before Easter Recess: University Closed

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April 4

2015

Passover (Day of Special Concern)

Passover (Day of Special Concern)

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April 10

2015

Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series

<p>&ldquo;Economic Development and Population Health&rdquo;</p> <p><strong><img width="89" height="114" style="margin-right: 10px; margin-bottom: 5px; float: left;" alt="Portrait Of Bruce 2011 Head Shot From CEDO" src="http://publichealth.hsc.wvu.edu/media/315965/Portrait-of-Bruce-2011-head-shot-from-CEDO_89x114.jpg"></img>Bruce Seifer</strong><br> </br> <br> </br> Author of <strong>Sustainable Communities: Creating a Durable Local Economy</strong></p> <p>Bruce F. Seifer is an economic development consultant with over forty years of experience in economic development and job training. He worked all over the state of Vermont administering workforce training programs from 1974-1980, and later began a three decade career in economic development with the City of Burlington, Vermont.&nbsp; Bruce led Burlington Vermont's Economic Development efforts for three decades, marketing and assisting in the implementation of numerous economic policy initiatives and providing assistance to over 4,000 businesses and numerous non-profits. &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Moderator &ndash;</strong> <strong>Tom Bias, PhD<br> </br> <br> </br></strong> Assistant Professor, Health Policy, Management, and Leadership, School of Public Health, WVU</p>

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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