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Drumm named administrator for Marshall University rural surgery residency program

Huntington, W.Va. – Anthony J. Drumm has been named program administrator for the Marshall Community Health Consortium’s new rural general surgery residency program, a joint effort between the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and Logan Regional Medical Center. As the program’s administrator, Drumm is responsible for providing direction, leadership, and day-to-day administration and management of the program in collaboration with the program director, Farzad Amiri, M.D.

Drumm has worked in program administration at Marshall University since 2018 in the undergraduate admissions and faculty senate offices. Prior to that, he worked in personnel and project management at Amazon WVCS since 2012. Drumm has both a bachelor’s degree in healthcare management and a master’s degree in health care administration from Marshall University. 

The new rural general surgery residency earned initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), making it the nation’s first officially designated, separately accredited rural residency training track program across all specialties. It will welcome its first residents in July 2023.


Date Posted: Friday, July 22, 2022