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Benefactor Magazine

Benefactor is the annual publication sharing the latest news from the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the School of Medicine Alumni Association for the Marshall family--alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends. 

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The Road Less Traveled
C. Douglas Phillips, MD ('84), paved his own way from rural West Virginia to the Big Apple. Now, he’s helping aspiring doctors find their way, too.

A Head Start
When it comes to the rigors of medical school, former student-athletes are better prepared than most.

Shaping the Whole Student
Various initiatives show Marshall's commitment to student wellness.

Web Xtras

Match Day photos and videos
The Class of 2019 celebrated outstanding residency matches with friends and family during the National Residency Matching Program’s annual Match Day on March 15, 2019.
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Investiture photos and videos
The School of Medicine proudly presented 68 students with Doctor of Medicine degrees during the annual Investiture Ceremony on May 4, 2018.
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21st Annual Golf Classic photos
The 21st Annual Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Golf Classic was held May 7, 2019, at Guyan Golf & Country Club. In addition to celebrating the graduates, the event raised funds to support graduation week activities and helped the Class of 2019 achieve its goal of establishing an endowed scholarship before graduation. 
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Standing Out in Our Field 6 photos and video
The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine hosted its fourth annual scholarship fundraiser June 1, 2019, successfully raising more than $100,000 for much-needed medical school scholarships.
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Homecoming 2018
Our 32nd Annual Homecoming & Reunion Weekend celebrating the milestone classes of 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013. 
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White Coat 2018
Celebrate this rite of passage that kicks off a student's medical school journey with the Class of 2022.
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