Bioscience

UA seeks new downtown partner as St. Joe’s links with Creighton

August 6, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: The Phoenix Business Journal, Angela Gonzales] – The University of Arizona is canceling talks with St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center to jointly develop a cancer center in downtown Phoenix now that St. Joe’s has forged a solid academic affiliation with Creighton University School of Medicine.

Dr. William Crist, UA’s vice president for health affairs, said he is concerned there won’t be enough room for UA medical students because St. Joe’s agreed to make Creighton’s 84 medical students a priority.

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