About Us

Vision

To be a leading academic Department of Emergency Medicine regionally, nationally, and internationally — with a continual focus on the health and well-being of West Virginians.

Mission

To draw upon the talents of the Emergency Medicine faculty at West Virginia University School of Medicine and staff at WVU Medicine to:

  1. Provide unparalleled, high quality care to our pateints every day;
  2. Hiring and cultivating caring, compassionate, and empathetic physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, and staff;
  3. Educating and training the future practitioners of emergency care in West Virginia and beyond; and
  4. Defining the future practice of emergency care through innovative, cutting-edge investigative research.

Statement of Values

We, the West Virginia University Department of Emergency Medicine Community, are committed to:

  • Providing unparalleled, high-quality care to our patients every day;
  • Hiring and cultivating caring, compassionate, and empathetic physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, and staff;
  • Educating and training the future practitioners of emergency care in West Virginia and beyond; and
  • Defining the future practice of emergency care through innovative, cutting-edge investigative research.