Emergency Medicine Residency at West Virginia University

With a supportive teaching faculty, hands-on experience with expert supervision, a strong community spirit and opportunities for research, many of our residents and fellows choose to make Morgantown, and other areas of West Virginia, their home.

Our residents also land top-ranked fellowship placements and career opportunities in leading medical centers around the country.

WVU's Emergency Medicine Residency Program

West Virginia University Emergency Medicine is a 3 year, ACGME accredited emergency medicine residency, founded in 1993.   The program accepts 10 residents per incoming class.  Training at West Virginia University is broad based--consisting of three clinical sites designed to prepare you for practicing in any emergency care setting you choose upon graduation.

Program Mission

WVU Emergency Medicine Residency’s mission is three-fold:

  1. Provide you with an outstanding, medically sound education so that you will be able to provide care to ANY patient you come in contact with.
  2. Surround you with departmental leadership that strives to provide you with an amazing education through a dynamic, innovative, and evidence-based curriculum.
  3. Continue our track record of graduating residents who are competent to practice independently in ANY emergency care setting.

Mountaineers know West Virginia University is special.

In addition to our facilities and educational experience, residents can Fall in Love with Morgantown and see what life here is like.

Once you’ve discovered the basics, we encourage you to dig a little deeper, picture yourself here and discover how you and your loved ones fit within one of West Virginia’s most vibrant communities.

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