The state-of-the-art facility will open in July 2022 and elevate the university among the top universities in Latin America.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico, April 4, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, part of the Cintana Alliance, a global network of innovative higher education institutions powered by Arizona State University, today announced plans for the opening of its new campus. international for medical students from the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.
This specialized campus will provide immersive simulation learning spaces to strengthen clinical knowledge and improve the communication and decision-making skills of future teams of physicians. It will include modern classrooms and meeting spaces, up-to-date research spaces, state-of-the-art anatomy, the latest in educational technology, and fabulous amenities. The campus is located in the heart of Guadalajara, with great housing options for students.
“We have decided to relocate and expand our specialty campus for our international medical students, staff and faculty to bring in the latest educational technology, including a state-of-the-art medical simulation center,” said UAG President Antonio Leaño Reyes.
UAG’s MD program is accredited by the Mexican Commission for Medical Accreditation (COMAEM), a recognized institution in the United States. It offers the best clinical rotation sites in US and Puerto Rican hospitals and clinical experience in the Mexican healthcare system.
ASU has been ranked the top university for innovation in the United States for seven consecutive years by US News & World Report and is one of the most prestigious universities in the world, according to Times Higher Education.
“UAG students enrolled in the International Medicine program will be able to select ASU courses as electives or supplemental courses. This knowledge will enrich their future professional practice by broadening their understanding of key factors impacting health and disease” , said Nancy Gonzales, executive vice president and vice president of college at Arizona State University.
“Today, UAG is one of the best private universities in Mexico. We look forward to supporting the work of the institution to prepare the doctors of the future”, said Douglas Becker, president and founder of Cintana Education.
On Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara is the first private university in Mexico, with a long-standing legacy to the quality education of American physicians. It offers students a social purpose curriculum, the latest educational technology, and quality clinical rotations in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
On Arizona State University
Arizona State University has developed a new model for American Research University, creating an institution dedicated to access, excellence, and impact. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good and bears a major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it.
About Cintana Education
Cintana Education enables universities around the world to increase quality and scale to provide more students with the education they need and deserve. It provides world-class expertise and access to proprietary resources and those of Arizona State University.
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