The University of Kansas Medical Center will be expanding to Salina.
A national accrediting organization approved the medical center's plans to add a campus in Salina. The medical center's program in Wichita also will be expanded from a two-year to four-year program.
Dr. William Cathcart-Rake of Salina, who will be director of the Salina medical school, says he was told Wednesday that the expansion plan had been approved by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education.
Cathcart-Rake says the first students are expected to begin training Aug. 1. The Salina Journal reports that the new medical center is expected to have eight students in each of four classes.
Information from: The Salina Journal, http://www.saljournal.com
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