Local Physician Honored with Preceptor Award

An area physician received recognition for her work with West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) students.

Jessica Harvey, DO, and Josalyn Mann, DO

Jessica Harvey, D.O., medical director of  United Hospitalist Physicians at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, W.V., (left), received the 2021 Outstanding Primary Care Preceptor Award for the Central East region of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Statewide Campus system on Sept. 17. The award was presented by Josalyn Mann, D.O., a WVSOM regional assistant dean.

Preceptors assist and provide guidance to WVSOM medical students in their third- and fourth-year clinical rotations. Each year, Outstanding Primary Care and Specialty Preceptor Awards are given to physicians from each of the seven Statewide Campus regions who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring. These health professionals have also demonstrated a commitment to community wellness and service.

There are 84 hospitals, clinics, and medical centers across West Virginia and surrounding states that participate in WVSOM’s Statewide Campus program.

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WVSOM is a national leader in educating osteopathic physicians for primary care medicine in rural areas. Visit WVSOM online at www.wvsom.edu.

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