Training Sites

WVU Medicine Ruby Memorial Hospital Morgantown, West Virginia 

WVU Medicine-Ruby Memorial Hospital is the flagship, academic hospital of the WVU Medicine system that provides tertiary care to the people of West Virginia.  It is the main clinical site for the WVU Emergency Medicine residency program.

  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Fully Integrated Children’s Hospital with all major subspecialties
  • Approximately 400 residents participating in 47 residency and fellowship programs
  • 35 bed Emergency Department with dedicated psychiatric and vertical care patient areas
  • Approximately 50,000 ED visits
  • High volume of complex, critically ill patients
  • 30% admission rate, 5% ICU admission rate
  • 531 inpatient beds
  • Emergency ultrasound with images uploaded to the medical record
  • Epic EMR 

WVU Medicine United Hospital Center Bridgeport, West Virginia

WVU Medicine UHC is the community Emergency Medicine training site for the WVU Emergency Medicine residency, located approximately 30 miles south of Morgantown.  This state of the art hospital, built in 2010, offers our residents an efficient, high volume community EM experience while working alongside faculty employed by the WVU Department of Emergency Medicine.  Residents spend a total of five months at UHC during their three years at WVU. 

  • 33 bed Emergency Department
  • 325 bed hospital with multiple subspecialties available
  • 24/7 cardiac catheterization lab
  • Approximately 58,000 ED visits
  • Modern design, optimized for patient flow and efficiency
  • Faculty enthusiastic about teaching residents
  • EM residents are the primary trainees at the site 

WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital Buckhannon, West Virginia 

WVU Medicine—St. Joseph’s is the rural Emergency Medicine training site for the WVU Emergency Medicine residency, located approximately 70 miles south of Morgantown.  This site hosts residents wishing to complete a selective or elective rotation in Rural Emergency Medicine.  The site offers residents an opportunity to work in a more resource and subspecialist limited setting while still working alongside faculty employed by the WVU Department of Emergency Medicine.  Residents may elect to spend 1-3 months of their residency at this site.

  • 8 bed Emergency Department
  • Truly rural setting with limited backup
  • Approximately 15,000 ED visits
  • Faculty enthusiastic about working with and teaching residents
  • 1:1 faculty to resident ratio while on shift
  • EM residents are the ONLY trainees present at the hospital
  • Reimbursement for travel and housing provided