News & Announcements
The Augusta University and the University of Georgia have received confirmation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the accrediting body for the country's medical schools, that their resource development is on track to matriculate 40 medical students at the Athens campus in August 2010.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia today approved a memorandum of understanding formalizing the partnership recently formed between the Augusta University (AU) and the University of Georgia (UGA) to expand medical education into Athens.
Dr. Barbara L. Schuster, an internist and seasoned medical educator who chaired the Department of Internal Medicine at Wright State University's Boonshoft School of Medicine in Ohio for a dozen years, has been named campus dean of the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership in Athens.
The UGA Real Estate Foundation has purchased the historic Athens Factory, better known as the O’Malley’s building, to be renovated into a medical teaching facility. Purchase of the 36,845-square-foot building and approximately five acres on Williams Street at the North Oconee River closed Tuesday at a purchase price of $7,278,500.
The University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents approved a resolution today that commits the System to a 60 percent expansion of physician education through the Augusta University (AU) School of Medicine. The board’s action follows its earlier acceptance of a report calling for medical education expansion in Georgia.