At Marshall University, the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine blends high-quality medical education and graduate education with a distinctive hands-on approach to meet the health care needs of West Virginians and others across the nation and around the world. Marshall produces skilled, confident graduates who are successful in all specialties of medicine. Since its inception in 1977, our state-supported, community-based medical school has continued to grow and flourish through the collaborative efforts of our outstanding regional partners.
Marshall is committed to fulfilling its mission by creating a diverse and inclusive academic community that is sustained in a collegial and nurturing environment of life-long learning. We are developing centers of excellence in patient care, biomedical science studies, research, academic scholarship and public service.