Specialty Tracks

Starting Fall 2018: Culinary and Lifestyle Medicine Track

The Culinary and Lifestyle Medicine Track (CLM) is looking for medical students with a strong interest in nutrition and preventive health care. Students will be exposed to advanced knowledge of nutrition, physical activity, sleep adequacy, and stress management that will assist future physicians in advising and caring for patients. Students completing the track are eligible to sit for the National Culinary exam as an MSIV, and would graduate with this additional certification.  The CLM track will begin in the Fall of 2018.

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Rural Track

The WVU School of Medicine Rural Track is looking for superior incoming medical students who can meet the challenge of practicing primary care in a rural setting. Your preparation will go beyond the routine training found in most medical school curricula. The demands and rewards will be just as unique. Successful medical students will develop a unique set of skills and expertise that will significantly impact the delivery of healthcare in an underserved region.

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Global Health Track

The Global Health (GH) Track is available for WVU medical students and begins during the summer between 1st and 2nd year. The purpose of the GH Track is to provide additional training and experience in global health to WVU students throughout their four years of medical school and to attract excellent students to WVU School of Medicine who have a special interest in global health.

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Mountaineer Accelerated Track to Enter Residency

The Mountaineer Track to Enter Residency, or MATTER program, provides medical students with a fast-track curriculum option, allowing them to graduate earlier and with less debt. The program shaves one semester off the student's degree track, and is open to those pursing a specialty in family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology or pediatrics at any of WVU’s three clinical campuses.

Learn more about the MATTER program