WVU’s residency and fellowship training programs are designed to prepare you for practicing in the career specialty of your choice in an academic medical center, hospital, clinic setting or in private practice. All of our programs offer broad clinical experience, with rotation opportunities at many of our WVU Medicine partner hospitals and institutes, from the suburban hub of Morgantown to the many rural community care centers around the state.
With a supportive teaching faculty, hands-on experience with expert supervision, a strong community spirit and opportunities for research across the university, many of our residents and fellows choose to make Morgantown, and other areas of West Virginia, their home. Our residents also land top-ranked fellowship placements and career opportunities in leading medical centers around the country.
Why you’ll love life in Morgantown, WV
The WVU School of Medicine residency and fellowship programs are offered in America’s No. 1 Small City, as cited by BizJournals.com. Forbes also places Morgantown as the second-ranking Best College Town for Jobs.
Morgantown is a beautiful and bustling community situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. It is the largest city in north central West Virginia, with a permanent population of around 30,000. Home to West Virginia University, a vibrant and active college scene abounds. There are plenty of outdoor activities, food, music, nightlife, arts and culture, and American history to see and experience. Morgantown is just an hour south of Pittsburgh and three hours from Washington, D.C, for those who want a quick road trip. For more information about Morgantown, visit our WVU Health Sciences site.
The WVU School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and is a participating member of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), Postdoctoral Application Support Service, and other advanced residency matching programs.
Applicants for post-MD or DDS Positions: applications along with letters of recommendation are sent directly by the standard application services to the program to which you are applying.
International Graduates: All graduates of foreign medical schools must be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). All alien foreign graduates must meet all VISA Qualifying Examination or Foreign Medical Graduate Exam in the Medical Sciences requirements prior to application.