Plans to Bring Medical Education to The Lower Rio Grande Valley

University of Texas System officials announced plans to significantly expand medical education in South Texas and graduate the first class of medical school students in the region in 2018.

The plans were made public by UT System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., at a news conference in Edinburg. In May, the UT System Board of Regents authorized future steps that will ultimately culminate in an independent, freestanding, comprehensive and research-intensive regional medical school in South Texas.

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