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Thursday, July 24, 2008

New Academic Medical Center in Palm Beach County?

Palm Beach County, Florida health leaders are meeting to discuss the possibility of opening a multi center academic medical center that they say will be a "powerhouse." Representatives from The University of Miami (UM) participated in these discussions. What does this mean for medical students and residency applicants? It means more residency positions and more doctors to serve the community.

"UM hopes to sponsor as many as 250 medical residency programs in a various specialties in Palm Beach County. That would increase the supply of doctors in the area because most physicians stay in the area where they train."

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