Also, the program offers a Northwest Track in which 30 residencies are allotted to third-year students living in either Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington or Wyoming. Many were being trained at facilities in the Corvallis, Ore.-based Samaritan Health Services system, leading Samaritan President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Mullins to ask Why dont we build a school here? Adams said.
Though not necessarily a formal partnership, Adams said the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific is working in conjunction with Samaritan.
Were negotiating through the Samaritan system to build a 55,000-square-foot facility which we will lease, Adams said. Its going to be our name on the building, but theyre developing a campus around us.
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