West Virginia hospital closure shutters 3 residency programs

Thirty-four medical residents were forced to relocate after Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, W.Va., closed its doors Sept. 4, according to The Intelligencer.

The residents were part of OVMC's three residency programs, which officially ended Sept. 20. The programs were internal medicine, emergency medicine and a combined internal medicine-emergency medicine program, according to the report.

All the residents found new placements to complete their training. About two-thirds moved to residency programs beyond the Ohio-West Virginia-Pennsylvania tri-state area.

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