The Office of Assessment & Educational Development (OAED)

The Office of Assessment and Educational Development (OAED) promotes and supports innovation, quality, and academic best practices within both the osteopathic undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education learning environments in coordination with administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

OAED's core objectives are to be recognized locally and nationally for our innovative, progressive, and collaborative strategies in support of the WVSOM community in the areas of curriculum design, teaching, program evaluation, assessment, faculty development, accreditation, and continuous quality improvement efforts on the continuum from undergraduate medical education through graduate medical education.

OAED Staff


OAED Newsletters

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Accreditation & Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)

WVSOM takes part in several activities to ensure the quality of the programming and services provided to students. 

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Faculty Development, Academic Technology and Instructional Design

OAED staff work to offer and enhance development initiatives, support constituents in innovative practices, train in the best instructional design strategies, and increase awareness and participation in programs to improve teaching and learning.

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Institutional & Academic Research

Learn more about the WVSOM institutional and academic research. 

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Exam Center

The Exam Center provides testing that closely resembles conditions found during COMLEX tests through the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examinations using state-of-the-art software to deliver high quality exams.

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Office of National Boards

The Office of National Boards helps students plan, execute, and assess their preparation strategies for Level 1,  Level 2CE and PE COMLEX.

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