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August 6-10, 2012
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Family Orientation
Friday August 10, 2012
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Orientation for the Class of 2015

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Student Orientation
August 8-12, 2011
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Friday August 12, 2011
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Welcome to the homepage for the West Virginia University School of Medicine Office of Student Services. Here you will find information pertaining to the MD degree program.

The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University is a comprehensive institution with a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs to prepare you for a future in the fields of science and health. The extraordinary array of real-life, hands-on experiences, bring you an unsurpassed education in advanced patient care, diagnosis, treatment, disease prevention, health and wellness.

Four schools comprise the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. With more than 1,700 students enrolled in programs at the Health Sciences Center, a camaraderie exists amongst WVU students that creates an environment where you may freely share ideas and interests. At WVU, you will find a showcase of cultural diversity as the Mountaineer spirit rises to achieve a common goal: academic excellence.

Our institutional values are creativity, courage, humility, respect, integrity, service, trust, love, and faith. It is our responsibility to assist our students in living these values as they transition from undergraduate student, to professional student, and to a physician.

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Message of the Week

The Message of the Week is a weekly publication from the Office of Student Services designed to keep students up to date with the current School of Medicine related events, news, and opportunities.

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Establishment of Department of Medical Education

- Dean Arthur J. Ross III, MD, MBA

I am pleased to announce the establishment of a new Department of Medical Education in the School of Medicine. This new department will be created on July 1, 2012, and Dr. Norman Ferrari will serve as its Founding Chair.

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WVU School of Medicine ranked 7th in U.S. News for rural medicine

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The West Virginia University School of Medicine has been ranked higher than ever – at number seven – for rural medicine and placed in the top 50 for primary care in the latest issue of U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

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