New University Is First For-Profit Traditional Medical School Accredited In U.S.
With an inaugural class of 60 students, the California Northstate University College of Medicine in Elk Grove says it hopes to make a dent in the nation’s physician shortage. In other medical education news, USC’s Ostrow School of Dentistry launches its largest-ever mobile dental clinic.
The Sacramento Bee:
New Medical School In Elk Grove Makes History
The first for-profit traditional medical school accredited in the United States hopes to make a dent in a physician shortage and lack of medical school slots in California and nationwide. (Robertson, 2/6)
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune:
USC Dental School Unveils Biggest-Ever Mobile Dental Clinic In Pasadena
The University of Southern California partnered with a nonprofit organization and donors to unveil what’s billed as the world’s largest mobile dental clinic in Pasadena Friday, offering free dental care to more than 100 area children. (Day, 2/8)