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Join the Medical Student Section (MSS)

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Governing Council

Interested in being on the Medical Student Section Governing Council?  Applications will be accepted until June 1oth.

Ankur Makani -
Katy Taylor-


The purpose of the MSS is:

•           To encourage and support medical student involvement in the WVSMA;

•           To represent interests of medical students at all levels of organized medicine;

•           To promote healthcare programs and policies that support the MSS vision in WV communities;

•           To develop leadership and advocacy skills in medical students.


We envisage a West Virginia medical environment that is accessible, patient-focused, physician-led, and evidence-based working in collaboration with local, state, and federal governments.

2022 Legislative Priorities

  • Harm Reduction
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment
  • Menstrual Equity
  • Vaccinations