Located in the Shenandoah Valley less than 75 miles from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, WVU Medicine East is a not-for-profit healthcare delivery system for West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. WVU Medicine East is affiliated with WVU Hospitals in Morgantown and has a collaborative relationship with the WVU School of Medicine to train physicians and other healthcare providers. The medical school currently offers a residency program in family medicine and fellowship programs in geriatrics, rural hospitalists, rural maternal and child, as well as third and fourth year rural medical school options for students—affording area physicians desirable teaching opportunities.
With a 20 percent growth in population over the past five years and an excellent payor mix, there is a wealth of outstanding opportunities for physicians at WVU Medicine East. Faculty employed positions offer generous compensation and benefits as well as relocation assistance. Private practice opportunities are also available.
Besides the professional opportunities, we invite you to explore the beauty, charm, adventure and prosperity of the Shenandoah Valley. Whether you prefer golfing, fishing, hiking or white water rafting, an adventure awaits you. Large malls, outlet shopping, theatre and symphony orchestras are nearby. With Washington, D.C., and Baltimore only 90 minutes away, WVU Medicine East is closer than you think.
With excellent public and private schools and a wealth of activities for children, the Eastern Panhandle is a great place to raise a family. Housing is readily available and affordable with low property taxes. The Shenandoah Valley provides the perfect balance between city life and a more rural setting.