UHC Physician Honored with Preceptor Award

A United Hospital Center (UHC) physician received recognition for his work with West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) students.

Benjamin Raymond, D.O., received the Outstanding Specialty Preceptor Award for the Central East region of WVSOM’s Statewide Campus system. Dr. Raymond practices general surgery at UHC General Surgery in Bridgeport, W.Va.

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

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