Exodus of Medical Graduates in Arizona Stirs Concerns

Posted on April 24th, 2012 by

Medical schools in Arizona more than doubled their enrollment in the past decade, but most of those young doctors won't establish a practice in your neighborhood or work at a local hospital…Creighton University will open a campus at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center…The Creighton students will complete their first two years of medical school at the Catholic university's main campus in Omaha, Neb., before moving to Arizona to finish. Mayo Clinic also expects to launch a new medical-school branch at its Scottsdale campus in 2014.

Additional Coverage: Tucson Citizen

 

 

Arizona Republic by Ken Alltucker   4/24/12

Tags: enrollment, Facilities, Mayo Clinic Arizona, medical school

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