Your generous donations play a crucial role in our mission. Contributions to the Family Medicine Foundation of West Virginia enable us to offer high-quality continuing medical education, ensuring that family medicine practitioners across our state stay at the forefront of healthcare advancements.
Furthermore, your support helps us provide scholarships to aspiring medical students who are committed to practicing family medicine in West Virginia. These scholarships not only aid in their educational journey but also ensure the future of accessible and comprehensive healthcare in our communities.
Every donation, big or small, makes a significant difference in our collective effort to enhance family medicine in West Virginia.
Provides scholarships worth $6,000 each per year, per student through the ESP Scholarship Fund for West Virginia medical students in financial need who promise to remain in West Virginia and practice in Family Medicine for two years.
Provides scholarships worth $6,000 each per year, per student through the Dr. Carl & Margaret Tully Scholarship Fund for West Virginia medical students in financial need who promise to remain in West Virginia and practice in Family Medicine for one year.
Continuing Medical Education
Continues to provide quality CME in West Virginia by sponsoring the Annual Jose I. Ricard, MD Family Medicine and Sports Medicine Conference, co-sponsored by Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and the Division of Sports Medicine.
Provides funds for travel expenses for student or resident representatives of Marshall University and West Virginia University to attend the National AAFP Conference of Student Members and Family Practice Residents in Kansas City.
Provides funds for medical students' Family Medicine Interest Groups at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, WVU School of Medicine, Morgantown and Charleston Divisions and WV School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Jose I Ricard Scholarship
The Jose Ricard Scholarship is a prestigious award available exclusively to Marshall University students who demonstrate outstanding commitment to sports medicine as student trainers. This scholarship is financed by the Family Medicine Foundation, with administrative support and management provided by the Marshall University Big Green Scholarship Foundation.
Pays AAFP annual dues for ALL the family medicine residents in the six residency programs statewide.