Marshall med students continue to excel as they pass step one of the national exam.
According to a press release, dean of the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Dr. Joseph Shapiro announces that 64 members of the class of 2014 have passed the first step of the United States Medical Licensing Examination.
Those numbers mark a 100 percent pass rate for Marshall students taking the test.
The exam comes at the end of the second school year of medical school.
Students must pass the test before being allowed to continue their third year.
The exam is taken in multiple parts and all three must be passed before a physician with and M.D. degree is eligible to apply for a license to practice in the United States.