The WVU SOM provides a challenging curriculum that includes a variety of learning experiences including small group problem-solving, simulation-based learning, clinical experiences, and inter-professional learning opportunities
beginning in the first year of school. Medical students spend the first and second year on the Morgantown campus; for the third and fourth year of the curriculum, students will be placed on one of our three campuses.
Curriculum Committee meets monthly on the first Monday of each month at noon. There are student representatives from each year of the curriculum.
- 1st Year Curriculum
- 2nd Year Curriculum
- 3rd Year Curriculum
- 4th Year Curriculum
- MD/PhD Combined Program
- MD/MBA Combined Program
- Global Health Track
- Rural Health Track
- Culinary and Lifestyle Medicine
- Matter Track
In addition to these course requirements, all students must complete 100 hours of community service prior to graduation, and successfully pass both Step 1 and Step 2 of the USMLE.
Academic Calendar for the MD Program
Peer Assisted Learning Service Tutoring Program
The mission of the PALS program is to provide supplemental academic resources and peer tutoring to students in the first- and second-year curriculum. Developed in the Fall of 2012, the PALS program is coordinated by Student Services is organized by a student PAL coordinator. All students may take advantage of the PAL tutoring program. Students may be "walk-ins" for tutoring services during the evening tutor sessions or schedule appointments with the PAL tutor coordinator. Students who utilize the PAL tutoring services must pay an additional $3 to the PAL tutor for each hour of service.