School of Medicine students working with nursing students during a cardiac arrest simulation
changing care. saving lives.

Our students use our state-of-the-art STEPS simulation center to gain real-life patient care experience while interacting with students from other disciplines

Health Simulation Week 2018: September 17-21

National Health Care Simulation Week

September 17 kicks off National Health Care Simulation Week, and the WV STEPS Center has planned a series of events highlighting simulation education at WVU. Participate in a simulation demonstration followed by ice cream, daily tours, professional development sessions and standardized patient meet-n-greet.

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WVU School of Medicine is at the leading edge of studying the biological processes of life and bringing healthcare advances to the state.

100% of Division of Medical Laboratory Sciences students are employed or enrolled in graduate school
10,000 The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that hospitals need nearly 10,000 new medical laboratory scientists each year
100% of our graduate students finish with at least one first author publication

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