WVU offers the only Occupational Medicine and Public Health/General Preventive Medicine residency programs in the Appalachian region – an area known for significant health challenges and work-related health and safety concerns. Our expert faculty train physicians who are committed to serving rural and under-served populations across Appalachia.
Occupational Medicine Residency Program
WVU is uniquely positioned to prepare physicians to impact workplace health and safety issues and occupational diseases and injuries.
Public Health/General Preventive Medicine Residency Program
The residency program in Public Health/General Preventive Medicine focuses on preparing physicians with skills in disease prevention and health promotion at the population level.