Texas university launches three-year MD program

May 21, 2010

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine will launch the first three-year medical degree approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.

TEXAS Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine will launch the first three-year medical degree approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, which is sponsored by The Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association. The Family Medicine Accelerated Track program will allow primary care students at the school to complete their degree in three years at half the cost of the standard four-year program.

Two federally funded centers opened in NEW YORK this month to help primary care physicians adopt electronic health records. The goal of the NYC Regional Electronic Adoption Center for Health, serving New York City, and New York eHealth Collaborative, which serves the rest of the state, is to assist 10,000 physicians in the next two years adopt EHRs.