Our mission is to train physicians through innovative clinical and educational experiences, equipping them to be the leaders of transformative change in the health care community. Our graduates will excel at providing compassionate, evidenced based medicine for patients of all needs and backgrounds.

Department Overview

Chairman's Welcome Message

Shawn Chillag, MD
Shawn Chillag, MD

I am so glad you are looking at our website in consideration of your Internal Medicine residency training. Much of my training and professional life has been at CAMC and in other places in West Virginia. Essential variables in your training are maturation and professional development, which depends on you. You will have a great learning buffet here with an extraordinary variety of cases, superb dedicated physician teachers, a collegial supportive learning environment and great opportunities to grow your skills. My experiences in practice and academic medicine allow me to assure that if you partake of the pallet of experiences with diligence and dedication, you will be ready for anything -- fellowship, hospitalist or practice. I received great training here and continue to learn new things decades later.

The programs in the medicine department are exploding with an expanding residency, multiple fellowships being added, more medical students and new faculty in many areas. The hospital's physical plant and educational facilities continue to grow with 48 additional special care beds and a new, state-of-the-art Simulation Center for Learning and Research currently under construction on our Memorial Hospital campus. You will have traditional university type training mixed with outpatient experiences that includes real-world exposures. From this type of experience, I have had the opportunity for a great education and the ability to continue to grow throughout my career.

This is an invitation to learn about our continually evolving programs and decide if you will flourish and grow to your potential with us. We have a great program, and if you decide it is right for you, I hope you will join us and fully apply yourself.

Training Programs in Internal Medicine

CAMC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as a sponsoring institution of graduate medical education residency and fellowship programs. The Internal Medicine program is sponsored by CAMC in collaboration with West Virginia University Charleston Division, an affiliate education partner.

Learn more about the Internal Medicine Residency

Research in Internal Medicine

CAMC and the Department of Internal Medicine are committed to providing the necessary support for all of our learners' research needs. Whether your focus is in case presentation or original research, we have the tools in place to assist you through your project.

Learn more about Research at CAMC

Mission Statement

Our mission in the Internal Medicine Department is to train physicians through innovative clinical and educational experiences, equipping them to be the leaders of transformative change in the health care community. Our graduates will excel at providing compassionate, evidenced based medicine for patients of all needs and backgrounds.

Our Department

We provide a vibrant and stimulating environment that fosters the intellectual, personal and professional growth of students, residents, faculty and staff. Our ever-changing medical landscape makes for a challenging and exciting arena to improve our educational processes, clinical care and research opportunities. By engaging in research as well as clinical trials, we are committed to providing world-class resources and care to all West Virginians.

We have the luxury of being the only tertiary care medical center for a catchment of nearly one million people which stretches north into Ohio, west into Kentucky, south into Virginia and east half way across the state. This gives us access to many "one in a million" cases.

We are proud of our highly trained, skilled specialists who provide care in a variety of disciplines and devote a significant effort to teaching. From residents and students to fellows alike, we are committed to providing the most diverse education with an abundance of opportunities for learners. By offering a broad exposure to general medicine as well as our specialists, we offer a challenging and supportive environment with dedicated and accessible faculty.

Contact Us

Kathryn Scott
Residency Coordinator
Internal Medicine Residency Program
3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E. Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (304) 347-1220
Fax: (304) 347-1309
Kathryn.scott@camc.org