Application Information

The Radiology Residency Program at West Virginia University participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP # 183762).  The WVU Department of Radiology is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Each application is reviewed individually and considered based on the totality of the application content.  There are no hard cut-offs for board scores or geographic location.  We invite applications from all qualified individuals. 

For the 2017-2018 application season, WVU also has four advanced positions (July 2018 start) that will be filled through the match (NRMP # 1837420R0).

Application Requirements

  1. Applications are accepted through ERAS only
  2. Graduation from an accredited American Medical school, or, for international medical school graduates, a current ECFMG certificate and appropriate J-1 visa status
  3. Certified medical school transcript
  4. Personal statement
  5. Three letters of recommendation
  6. MSPE (Dean's letter)
  7. United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) scores
  8. ACGME-approved and American Board of Radiology required clinical year (internship) must be completed prior to the commencement of residency training
  9. Application Deadline: November 15

Goals and Objectices of the Residency Program

  • Prepare residents for full time academic or private careers in radiology.
  • Review scientific data and present written research for publication.
  • Refine the trainee's ability to express and appropriately communicate the patient's findings in a concise, thoughtful, helpful and timely fashion to the referring physician, and thereby help coordinate treatment.
  • Provide residents with the ability to integrate basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology with the appropriate procedures for imaging and diagnosis of normal and abnormal states.
  • Provide an understanding of diagnostic radiology, radiation biology, and radiation protection as they apply to the equipment, the patient, the technical staff and the radiologist.
  • Prepare residents for an environment of positive change in diagnostic radiology.

Any questions or inquiries should be directed to:

Katie Swaney
Residency Program Manager
PO Box 9235
Morgantown, WV 26506-9235
Phone: (304) 293-3092
Fax: (304) 293-3899

Selected applicants are invited for on-campus interviews October through January.