The NXT GEN MED program will be launched on the Rochester campus in the summer of 2022.
The University of Minnesota recently announced that a new health sciences degree program, designed to address the nation’s shortage of healthcare workers, will launch at the Rochester campus in the summer of 2022.
As part of a collaborative project, the NXT GEN MED program will use new technology from Google to teach students in a hybrid format and connect them with working healthcare professionals at the Mayo Clinic, a medical center located in in Rochester. The accelerated two-year program also includes future employment opportunities for Mayo students, encouraging more students to pursue jobs in the health field.
Through the NXT GEN MED program, students will earn a bachelor’s degree in health sciences while working at the Mayo Clinic, university president Joan Gabel said in an interview with the Minnesota Daily on Friday….
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