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Media Advisory: Briefing on Proposal for Expansion of Medical Education in Georgia Scheduled for Tue

Atlanta — January 14, 2008


Erroll B. Davis Jr.
Chancellor, University System of Georgia

Dr. Daniel W. Rahn
President, Medical College of Georgia, and Senior Vice Chancellor for Health and Medical Programs, University System of Georgia

Dr. Michael F. Adams
President, University of Georgia

Paul Umbach
President, consulting firm Tripp Umbach

WHAT: Dr. Rahn and Umbach will present a report on expanding medical education in Georgia to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia at the board’s regular, monthly meeting. A media briefing with the individuals mentioned above will follow.

WHEN: The presentation of the report to the Board of Regents will take place at approximately 10:45 a.m.

The media briefing is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Consultant’s presentation – Board Room (Room 7007, 7th Floor)
Media Briefing – Room 7005

Board of Regents offices
270 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

WHY: The expansion would address a critical statewide need for more physicians. The consulting firm retained by the Medical College of Georgia on behalf of the Board of Regents has analyzed medical education needs nationwide.

NOTE: Copies of the report will be available to the media at the presentation and at the briefing.

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