Medical Knowledge

  • Residents demonstrate an investigative and analytical thinking approach to management activities situations, including:
    • Provide continuing education to medical technologists and medical staff at small, rural hospitals.
    • Present interesting laboratory cases to clinicians and suggest appropriate additional testing if applicable.
    • Participate in at least one project, such as choosing new laboratory instrumentation, engaging in quality assurance activities, or implementing a new technique either at WVU or one of the outreach hospitals.
  • Residents discuss and apply the basic and clinically supportive sciences which are appropriate to the management skills in a monthly, interactive management conference including:
    • Explain the sociology and psychology necessary for optimal management skills.
    • Discuss the management scenarios to deal with management issues.
    • Explain basic personnel, billing, and other compliance requirements.


  • Rotation evaluation
  • Management score for the in-service examination compared to national means