W. Va. Code § 18B-1- 6
WVSOM shall pursue the following educational goals:
Endeavor to recruit and admit an entering class that has the potential to practice rural primary care in West Virginia.
Educate the students in the predoctoral years in such a way that they are prepared to practice rural primary care within West Virginia.
Provide the postdoctoral training environment and opportunity which encourages WVSOM graduates to practice rural primary care and other specialties in West Virginia