UB medical school's move downtown to address physician shortage

Published October 19, 2017

In a segment on Capitol Pressroom, Michael Cain, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed about the construction of the school’s new building downtown and the 25 percent increase in enrollment in the school this year to help address the regional and national physician shortage. “Part of this vision of continuing to increase excellence in health care delivery in Western New York was doing these three things: we are moving the medical school, we are building a new one specially designed to be 21st century and we are building programs that attract students here and keep students here and allow us to recruit the best physician scientists.”

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