As a resident, you'll work with real-life patients and put years of medical education to use.


The West Virginia University 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.

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Residency Programs


If you are a resident who has experienced mistreatment; if you have been demeaned for requesting, or been denied, adequate supervision; or if you have witnessed any of these things happening to a resident, please click the "Mistreatment Form" button and make a report. Help us stop mistreatment and create and promote a safe learning environment.

Mistreatment Form


Physicians in training must be held to a high standard of professionalism in all areas of their lives. These standards are not intuitive, and must be taught and reinforced both by formal education and by constructive formative feedback. If you have witnessed a resident or fellow displaying either a lapse in professionalism or exemplary professionalism, please click the "Professionalism Form" button and provide us with the details. Help us to improve our working and learning environment.

Professionalism Form