Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health-Crawfordsville looks to attract more physicians through medical school partnership: 4 things to know

A partnership is in the works between Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health-Crawfordsville (Ind.) and Indianapolis-based Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, according to a Journal Review report.

Here are four things to know about the potential partnership.

1. Talks related to a partnership are in the beginning stages.

2. Under a partnership, Marian medical students would spend a month shadowing local family physicians, according to the report.

3. Charles Henley, associate dean for clinical affairs for Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, said the partnership's aim would be to give students an orientation to primary care prior to starting their residencies, according to the Journal Review.

4. The hospital hopes a partnership will help recruit these medical students to practice medicine and live in Crawfordsville.


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