Mayo partnership brings medical students to journalism school

Posted on March 3rd, 2010 by Kelley Luckstein

Journalism students will be making room for medical students next fall as the Cronkite and Mayo Medical schools kick of a new dual degree program. Just a few months ago, Mayo Medical School contacted the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication interested in starting a degree program for its medical students to learn journalism…

 

Sheila Collins, chairwoman of the division of education administration in Arizona for the Mayo Clinic, helps facilitate between ASU and the Mayo Clinic…“[ASU President Michael] Crow and Dean [Keith] Lindor of the Mayo Clinic School believe that physicians of the 21st century will be better physicians if they have a legal background …or journalism skills,” Collins said.

 

State Press, by Monica Arevalo, 3/2/2010

Tags: Education, journalism, Mayo Clinic Arizona, medical students, Sheila Collins

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