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St. Josephs


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.


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

  1. Provide world-class emergency care to every patient every day in WVU Medicine’s emergency care centers
  2. Create and sustain educational programs that train the future leaders in Emergency Medicine — whether they work in the community or in a large academic medical center
  3. Define the medicine of tomorrow through support of state-of-the-art, investigative research