Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University Reviews
The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University is a 4-year MD-granting program that welcomed its inaugural class in 1978. The JEC School of Medicine is a community-based medical school that offers students many opportunities to give back. Students often participate in medical outreach to the homeless. JEC specializes in rural health issues: Clinical training is done in rural settings, and graduates are encouraged to practice in rural or underserved areas. The small class size creates a supportive, family-like atmosphere for students. Clinical and translational research is available for students who wish to pursue it.
The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University is a community-based, Veterans Affairs affiliated medical school dedicated to providing high quality medical education and postgraduate training programs to foster a skilled physician workforce to meet the unique healthcare needs of West Virginia and Central Appalachia. Building upon its medical education foundation, the school seeks to develop centers of excellence in clinical care, including primary care in rural underserved areas, focused and responsive programs of biomedical science graduate study, biomedical and clinical science research, academic scholarship and public service outreach. The School 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.
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