Benefactor Magazine

Benefactor is the annual publication sharing the latest news from the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the School of Medicine Alumni Association for the Marshall family--alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends. 

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A Vision of Success
Son of Marshall Douglas C. McCorkle, M.D., was part of the inaugural class of the school of medicine, and with his wife, Lynn Harris-McCorkle, M.D., made the largest one-time gift by a graduate in the school’s history.

Leading in the West Virginia Legislature
Three Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine alumni are impacting health care in West Virginia by serving in the State Legislature.

The Touma Family: Dedicated to Medicine
Drs. Joseph B. and Omayma Touma generously share their passion of giving back to the past, present and future of medical education and more.

Web Xtras

Match Day photos and videos
Watch the video:  JCESOM Match Day 2018 
View the photos:  Match Day

Investiture photos and videos
The School of Medicine proudly presented 68 students with Doctor of Medicine degrees during the annual Investiture Ceremony on May 4, 2018.
Watch the video:  SOM Graduation and Investiture
View the photos:  School of Medicine Investiture and more

20th Annual Golf Classic photos
The 20th Annual Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Golf Classic was held May 1, 2018, at Sugarwood Golf Club in Lavalette, West Virginia. In addition to celebrating the graduates, the event raised funds to support graduation week activities and helped the Class of 2018 achieve its goal of establishing an endowed scholarship before graduation. 
View the photos:  Golf Classic

Standing Out in Our Field 5 photos
The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine hosted its fourth annual scholarship fundraiser June 2, 2018, successfully raising more than $140,000 for much-needed medical school scholarships.
View the photos:  Standing Out in Our Field 5

Homecoming 2017
Our 31st Annual Homecoming & Reunion Weekend celebrating the milestone classes of 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012. 
View the photos:  Homecoming Weekend