WMU medical school

1:44 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Bill Would Lift Restrictions on Donating Bodies to Medical Schools

Lead in text: 
Change would allow donations to future medical schools, such as one to open at Western Michigan University in the fall
LANSING -- Medical schools abound with fresh-faced young doctors in lab coats, learning the basics of caring for patients in hospitals. But learning to practice medicine also involves working with people who won't recover: the dead.
11:23 am
Fri March 7, 2014

WMU Says Major Announcement on Medical School Next Week

Lead in text: 
Announcement is described as "major development" for new medical school but no details were given
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI --Western Michigan University is planning a "major announcement" regarding its new medical school March 11, the university said in a press release. Kalamazoo community leaders, as well as the heads of WMU, Borgess Health Bronson Healthcare will meet at 1:15 p.m.
6:23 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Western Michigan University's New Medical School to Offer Dual MD-MBA Degree

Lead in text: 
Western officials say dual-degree will give medical students a competitive edge
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Students at the new WMU School of Medicine will be able to earn both a medical degree and an MBA simultaneously under a new program announced Thursday. Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business and WMed are offering a dual-degree program that would allow medical students to complete a medical degree and a master's in business administration with a concentration in health care in five years.
3:02 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Over 2100 seek WMU Med School slots

Lead in text: 
Western Michigan University officials say WMU and Kalamazoo College graduates will get "preferred" status for the 50 openings in the medical school's first class.
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Western Michigan University School of Medicine is still a year away from opening its doors, but as of July 30, more than 2,100 students have applied for the 50 slots in its inaugural class.