Primary Care To Be Job One For New Medical School

[box]by Kathleen Megan / The Hartford Courant[/box]

In a year, Quinnipiac University expects to open the third medical school in the state to help ease a dramatic shortage of primary care doctors and to create a new brand of physician — a doctor comfortable in a collaborative team of professionals.

To outsiders, Quinnipiac might seem an unlikely place for one of the 18 new medical schools planned around the country. But those familiar with Quinnipiac’s expansion, from regional college to higher-profile university, as well as its health care-focused programs, see the medical school as a logical next step.

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