About Us

The Education Division of the CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine provides continuing interprofessional education opportunities to physicians and allied health professionals throughout West Virginia and contiguous states in primary care and all specialty practice areas. These continuing education programs are designed to enhance practice skills and improve the health status of the patients served.

The Education Division offers live conferences, seminars, workshops; distance education opportunities via media communications; individualized learning opportunities; enduring materials programs including printed, recorded or computer assisted instructional materials; self-study programs; joint-sponsored programs; and, computerized documentation/registration services.


The mission of the CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine’s continuing education program is to provide high quality evidence- and research-based educational and professional improvement activities for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and healthcare professionals that promote improvement in an individual practitioner’s competency, encourage incorporation of new knowledge and skills, and to improve performance resulting in enhanced patient care by the health care team. We will work to promote a multifaceted educational environment that leads to the promotion of lifelong learning.

Content Areas

Reflecting the mission of the CAMC Health System, the CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine’s Office of Continuing Education will emphasize professional improvement activities for primary care healthcare providers including family physicians, internal medicine physicians, pediatricians, obstetricians/gynecologists, psychiatrists, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists and allied healthcare providers working within our state and community. Subsequently, activities are designed to expand on the practitioner’s existing capabilities, encouraging methods for self-reflection, and enhancing the transformation into a lifelong learner.

Target Audience

The CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine strives to deliver educational experiences for the primary care and specialty care practitioners inclusive of all healthcare providers who may benefit from appropriate educational activities. Working with the various groups of learners, identifying practice gaps, establishing needs, objectives, and goals to develop meaningful learning activities, the CAMC Institute primarily emphasizes live activities, while also utilizing outreach education, videoconferencing, simulation and internet educational programming for our CAMC community and the state of West Virginia.

Types of Activities

The CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine offers a variety of formats for learning activities including live conferences and seminars, topic-specific grand rounds, discipline-specific internal conferences, interactive, live audio and videoconferencing, faculty and professional improvement activities, enduring materials in print, audio, and video for traditional or internet distribution as well as joint providership of state and regional activities.

Expected Results

The CAMC Health Education & Research Institute is committed to designing educational activities that result in enhancing quality care for the CAMC community and the state of West Virginia. The CAMC Institute offers physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals the opportunity to improve their clinical knowledge and competencies and by closing identified practice gaps and ultimately improving patient care by the health care team.

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Contact Us

CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine - Education Division
3110 MacCorkle Avenue S.E., Charleston, West Virginia 25304
(304) 388-9960 Phone |  (304) 388-9966 FAX | institute@camc.org