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Fall 2013

New Scheduling Procedure:

This fall we implemented a new method of scheduling SP encounters using Learning Space.  When dates are set for an event, SPs will receive a link via email for reporting their availability.  Once SPs have been scheduled, assignments will be sent individually by the system.  Of course, you can always contact our staff directly via phone or email. 

SP Training Event 2013:

If you are interested in participating in the upcoming History & Physical encounters, please RSVP for the SP Training update on October 24 from 4-6.  We will review H&P procedures and talk about providing effective feedback to students.  Location:  Classroom B at WV STEPS

Welcome NEW GTAs:

On October 4 we conducted our second GTA graduation ceremony.  Please welcome Corey Humphrey, Morgan O’Grady, and Teri Koster to the program!  Special thanks to Kristie McVicker for preparing them so well.


Pictured from left to right are our GTAs: Shea Adkins, Morgan O’Grady, Teri Koster, Corey Humphrey, and Kristie McVicker


Heart ♥ Hero: 


Our very own Don Summers assumed the honor of “Heart Hero” for the Heart Association Heart Walk on September 21.  He provided the opening speech and cut the ribbon to start the walk.  Congratulations Don!



It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our long time and beloved SP, Dr. Denis MacDowell, on September 30, 2013. After 17 years as a Standardized Patient, his joyful demeanor and benevolent spirit will not soon be forgotten.


Upcoming events:

  • MSI & MSII Graded History & Physical
    {C}{C}The November Graded History sessions are currently being scheduled. Availability requests will soon follow. Stay tuned for History & Physical in the spring.
  • Ultrasound Workshops
    The fall ultrasound workshops have been filled.  We will be scheduling for spring soon.
  • January CPX
    The final date for CPX is January 17, 2014.  There will be NO CPX on January 24.