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West Virginia Summer Academy

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Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health
Apr 17, 2020

Amber Vance


The Summer Academy is a hands-on residential academy at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine for undergraduate students in West Virginia who aspire to become physicians and want to prepare for medical school.

The academy will take place June 8-12, 2020.

Participants will learn:

  • Interviewing skills
  • Study skills
  • Tips for the medical school admissions process
  • Hands-on clinical skills
  • Wound care
  • Useful information from medical students, physician residents, and faculty

Eligibility requirements include:

  • West Virginia residents who are currently enrolled in a WV public or private accredited college or university and are in good academic standing
  • Passed a minimum of 30 earned college hours
  • A minimum overall college GPA of at least a 3.00 strongly preferred
  • A minimum composite score of 22 on the ACT or SAT equivalent (Critical Reading and Math) strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated serious interest in a medical career

Women, minorities, and students from other underrepresented groups in medicine are encouraged to apply.

Geographic coverage
West Virginia
Amount of funding

The academy is provided at no cost for selected students.

Application process

Links to the program flyer and online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Health workforce pipeline · Physicians · West Virginia

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