Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc. is a non-profit, 956-bed, regional referral center with more than 7,000 employees, CAMC has a distinct commitment to the people of southern West Virginia. As West Virginia's premiere medical teaching facility, CAMC prepares a variety of health care professionals to care for West Virginians. On any given day, CAMC hosts more than 500 students in programs leading to degrees or certifications in health professions. CAMC's well-trained nursing and support staff offers thousands of families convenience and accessibility to quality health care. CAMC is home to one of the top five heart programs in the United States; one of two kidney transplant centers in the state; and one of the nation's busiest Level I Trauma Centers. All medical services are supported by primary care physicians throughout the region who regularly treat their patients at CAMC or refer them here for specialty consultation and treatment. In all, more than 650 physicians have admitting privileges at CAMC. CAMC offers thousands of families convenience and accessibility through three Charleston locations: General Hospital, Memorial Hospital and Women and Children's Hospital. A fourth hospital, CAMC Teays Valley Hospital, is located in Hurricane, West Virginia.
Charleston is the state capital of West Virginia. It is a scenic, mid-size city nestled in a unique valley rich with historic traditions yet a culturally diverse community offering all of the amenities expected to be found in a large metropolitan city. Whether you enjoy fine dining, symphony orchestras or challenging golf courses, mountain biking, snow skiing or world-renowned white water rafting, this outstanding community offers something for everyone. The climate is exemplary and residents enjoy four distinct seasons. The education system is outstanding with public and private schools, making it an ideal location to establish roots and raise a family.