research labs in our facility
in training rural-medicine doctors
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that hospitals need nearly 10,000 new medical laboratory scientists each year
WVU School of Medicine alumni around the globe
WVU students come from all 50 states, 108 countries and speak 100 different languages
of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field
in scholarships was awarded to WVU students during the 2016-17 academic year
applicants for 110 positions at the School of Medicine
West Virginia has 104 NCQA-recognized practices, including six WVU Medicine primary care practices. Sleeth Family Medicine is NCQA-recognized until 2020.
Total number of hospitals, affiliates and insitutes connected to our academic medical center
Outpaitent surgeries completed in 2019
Births at a WVU affiliated hospital in 2019
Emergency Department visits in 2019
US News & World Report
Nationally-Ranked Urology and Pediatric Urology
The Department of Neuroscience is one of the fastest growing departments on campus under the guidance of world-renown faculty.
Physical Therapy graduates in 43 years
Occupational Therapy boasts an impressive 100% employment rate after certification
Physical Therapy boasts an impressive 100% employment rate
Overall medical employment of lab technicians is projected to grow 13% from 2016-2016 (US BLS)
Placement rate, including admission to MD, MD/PhD and PhD programs, as well as employment in academic research
First in WV
The Health Informatics and Information Management program is the first and only bachelor of science degree of its kind in West Virginia
Faculty-student ratio for the immunology and medical microbiology program
WVU alumni are athletic trainers for many NFL, MLB and NBA sports medicine teams.
of core faculty have terminal degrees.
Exercise Physiology has the only Aquatic Therapy Program in the U.S.
4 specialty tracks
for medical students in global health, rural health, culinary and lifestyle medicine and accelerated curriculum (MATTER)
MD students can finish school in 3.5 years through the MATTER program
WVU has been the premiere institution for medical education since 1903, with the first MD recipients in 1962
WVU medical students consistently match in more than 20 residency specialties in more than 20 states every year
of community service are completed by each medical student before graduation
WVU is one of only 115 institutions to receive an R1 research status out of 4,500+ schools in the US
students have participated in undergraduate research at WVU
100 pre-doctoral students
across 7 Ph.D. programs
are represented by students in our graduate programs
7 doctoral programs
in biomedical, clinical and translational sciences
3 Training Programs
with 2 funded by the NIH T32 training mechanism
of our graduate students finish with at least one first author publication
are spent doing laboratory research each year by School of Medicine graduate students
Residencies & Fellowships
WVU has the largest number of accredited residency programs in West Virginia.
Most training programs
WVU is the only institution in West Virginia training in radiation oncology, ENT, anesthesiology, radiology, ophthalmology, plastic surgery and dermatology.
residents and fellows employed by WVU Medicine
board pass rate for family medicine in the last 5+ years
Inpatient surgeries completed in 2018
Internal Medicine Residency
have been published by Internal Medicine residents since 2018