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Basic Science and Clinical

LOCATION: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia
DURATION: 1 month minimum
OFFERED: By arrangement with the individual faculty member and approval of Committee on Academic Standards.
STATUS: Elective

Departments in Which Research Can Be Arranged

Basic Science

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Physiology

Clinical Science

  • Anesthesiology
  • Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry
  • Community Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Urology


To provide an opportunity for the student to participate in laboratory research.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

The student will arrange a research project with the preceptor of his/her choice. The student must complete a research proposal form with the appropriate signatures and submit said proposal to the Committee on Academic Standards.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Available from the preceptor.