Family Medicine Residency Program


I’d like to personally thank you for your interest in Marshall University Family Medicine Residency. As a graduate of both the School of Medicine and the Residency, I feel uniquely qualified and privileged to be the program director, and I don’t mind telling you I take great pride in our outstanding reputation throughout the nation. Marshall University Family Medicine Residency provides opportunities for you, the motivated learner, to fine-tune your graduate medical experience and fulfill high expectations as a rising Family Physician. All around the world, providing medical care in a variety of practice formats, are graduates of our program who have called Marshall “home.” I invite you to consider joining us. -- W. Mitch Shaver, MD

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Now offering Sports Medicine Fellowship

We are excited to announce the return of our primary care sports medicine fellowship at Marshall University School of Medicine sponsored by the Marshall University Department of Family and Community Health. After receiving initial accreditation from the ACGME for one fellowship position, we are accepting applications immediately for the 2016-2017 academic year. The fellowship will begin on July 1, 2016. We are seeking a graduate or graduate eligible family medicine trained individual with an interest in sports medicine. The application should include a printed copy of the ERAS application, current CV, three letter of recommendation including one from your program director, a copy of either USMLE or COMLEX transcripts, medical school transcript, copy of medical license, and a brief personal statement. If you are unable to print the ERAS application or did not fill out an ERAS application, please contact us for an alternative application to complete. The application can be mailed to Marshall University Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship or emailed to Vicky Blackshire at If you have any questions please email Vicky Blackshire or Dr. David Rupp or call 304-691-1165.

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