The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, or WVSOM, was originally established as the Greenbrier College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1974. It was taken over by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission in 1976, and renamed West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. The 50 acre campus of WVSOM is in Lewisburg, West Virginia.
Since 1998, WVSOM has been placed in the U.S. News & World Report's list of Top Graduate Schools. It offers programs on osteopathic medicine with concentrations in rural medicine, and primary care. On completion of their courses, students are awarded the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.
There are a number of student clubs and organizations at WVSOM. Students are involved in associations like the Atlas Club - Ethmoid Chapter, the Student Government Association, the Christian Medical Association, the Student Osteopathic Medical Association, and the Student Osteopathic Surgery Association. The school is also home to Greek societies including Psi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Sigma Phi-Nu Chapter, and Delta Omega.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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