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New Medical Schools?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Superman19, May 13, 2007.

  1. Superman19

    Superman19 2+ Year Member

    Apr 27, 2007
    I've been hearing a lot about plans for new medical schools. Does anyone know how many will be opening within the next 2-3 years?
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  3. braluk

    braluk SDN Surgerynator Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

    Apr 30, 2006
    The Big Easy
  4. badasshairday

    badasshairday Vascular and Interventional Radiology 10+ Year Member

    Apr 6, 2007
    There is also plans at the University of California to create a new med school at the Riverside campus. I think that its still a few years down the road however.
  5. emaj1n

    emaj1n M1 2+ Year Member

    Oct 16, 2006
    Virginia Tech will be opening a second medical school (already has research ties with VCOM, an osteopathic school in Blacksburg) with an affiliate hospital chain in the New River Valley. The first class will begin in 2009 or 2010, if I remember correctly. I think the plan is to keep class sizes small (~50) and heavily emphasize research.

    I'm sure you can Google an article easily.
  6. alwaysaangel

    alwaysaangel 5+ Year Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    Orange, CA
    Its supposed to open in 2012.
  7. Doctormo24

    Doctormo24 Senior Member 5+ Year Member

    Apr 13, 2005
    Florida International University :thumbup: will be opening up there medical school in 2009.

    Univeristy of Central Florida also was also approved to open up a medical school but i am not sure when they plan to open.

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