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Look for more updates later this year!


Our Mission

It is the mission of the Foundation to enhance health care delivered to the people of West Virginia by:

  • Supporting selected goals and projects of the WV Chapter AAFP, as well as other professions and organizations that promote family medicine, within our 501(c)(3) tax status.
  • Developing and providing philanthropic resources for the promotion and support of the specialty of Family Medicine.
  • Bringing together Family Medicine organizations to coordinate activities and maximize resources. 

Our History

The Family Medicine Foundation of West Virginia is the philanthropic arm of the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians and as a 501c-3 charitable organization, funds a scholarship program for needy medical students in our state as well as other charitable projects.  

The Family Medicine Foundation of West Virginia was authorized by the Board of Directors of the West Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians and received its status on October 7, 1982. 

Officers & Board of Directors

Michael R. Hess, MD | President
Greg Elkins, MD | Vice President
William B. Ferrell, Jr. | Treasurer
John E. Beane, MD
Amy Marsteller, MD

Kelly M. Pitsenbarger, MD
Julie DeTemple, MD
Terrence Triplett, MD
Matthew Walker
Robert B. Walker MD

Corporate Partners

CAMC Labworks
MU School of Medicine
Marshall Health
New Hope
RBC | Wealth Management