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Encyclopedia > Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science
Schmidt Biomedical Science Center

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science is an academic college of Florida Atlantic University located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The college houses a regional campus of the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine. This unique public/private partnership enables students to complete their entire medical education in Boca Raton. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University (UMMSM at FAU) is one of only 10 United States' medical schools, including Vanderbilt and UCLA, to receive an Association of American Medical Colleges grant, supported by the Josiah Macy Foundation, to enhance medical students’ and medical residents’ ability to care for patients with chronic diseases.[1] The medical school is also ranked 33rd in the nation by the Student Doctor Network, a comprehensive pre-health professions resource, "based on the [interview] impressions of premed students from the US and Canada."[2] Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1465 KB) Summary I took this picture on the Boca Raton campus of Florida Atlantic University on 8/20/06 between 12 and 1pm. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1465 KB) Summary I took this picture on the Boca Raton campus of Florida Atlantic University on 8/20/06 between 12 and 1pm. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Florida Atlantic University, also commonly referred to as FAU or Florida Atlantic, is a public coeducational research university located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The university has six additional partner campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Port St. ... Boca Raton is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... The University of Miami (also known as UM or just The U) is a private university founded in 1925 with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, USA. A medical school or faculty of medicine is a tertiary educational institution or part of such an institution that teaches medicine. ... Vanderbilt University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Binomial name Ucla xenogrammus Holleman, 1993 The largemouth triplefin, Ucla xenogrammus, is a fish of the family Tripterygiidae and only member of the genus Ucla, found in the Pacific Ocean from Viet Nam, the Philippines, Palau and the Caroline Islands to Papua New Guinea, Australia (including Christmas Island), and the... The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a non_profit organization established in 1876 involved in the accreditation of medical schools and teaching hospitals in Canada and the United States. ...


Medical program

In 2004, the College of Biomedical Science launched a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program in conjunction with the University of Miami's Leonard Miller School of Medicine. Known as the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at FAU (UMMSM@FAU), the collaboration established a regional campus of the Miller School of Medicine at Florida Atlantic's Boca Raton campus. The regional campus at Florida Atlantic is fully-accredited under the accreditation granted to the University of Miami School of Medicine by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the accrediting body for all allopathic medical schools in the United States and Canada.[3] The curriculum's are identical at both campuses. Enrollment is currently limited to 64 students per class.[4] Doctor of Medicine (M.D. or MD, from the Latin Medicinae Doctor meaning Teacher of Medicine,) is an academic degree for medical doctors. ... The University of Miami (also known as UM or just The U) is a private university founded in 1925 with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine The Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is the school of medical education at the University of Miami. ... The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree in U.S. and Canadian medical schools. ... The term allopathic medicine is used by adherents of alternative medicine to refer to any form of mainstream medicine. ...


Two years later in June 2006, Florida Atlantic and Boca Raton Community Hospital approved an agreement between the two institutions to implement a land lease for the development and operation of a community-university affiliated teaching hospital. The hospital, to be called the Charles E. Schmidt Medical Center, will serve as the primary teaching hospital for the regional campus of the Miller School of Medicine at FAU. Facility construction is expected to begin in 2008 with completion by 2011. Approximately 38 acres of Florida Atlantic land, located on the southeast corner of FAU’s Boca Raton campus, will host the infrastructure for the teaching hospital. This will enable medical students to complete their entire education at Florida Atlantic's Boca Raton campus. The private room, 530-bed hospital will provide FAU facilities and resources to support undergraduate and graduate medical education programs customary to primary teaching hospitals within major academic medical centers. The facilities will include resident/student conference rooms, a conference center with teleconferencing capabilities including an auditorium and small group conference rooms, resident sleeping quarters with lockers, resident dining facilities, a resident lounge, a medical library with state-of-the-art IT systems and increased square footage in other areas of the hospital to accommodate students and residents.[5] Boca Raton Community Hospital is a 394-bed not-for-profit health care organization located in Boca Raton, Florida. ... A Teaching hospital is a hospital which provides medical training. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2011 (MMXI) will be a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... A graduate school or grad school is a school that awards advanced degrees, with the general requirement that students must have earned an undergraduate (bachelors) degree. ... The term conference can be used to describe any meeting of people that confer about a certain topic. ... An auditorium is the area within a theatre, concert hall or other performance space where the audience is located in order to hear and watch the performance. ... Julio Pérez Ferrero Library - Cúcuta, Colombia A modern-style library in Chambéry A library is a collection of information, sources, resources and services, organized for use, and maintained by a public body, an institution, or a private individual. ... Information technology (IT), as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)is: the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware. ...


References

  1. ^ Florida Atlantic University: University Communications and Marketing (2006-6-20). Universityof Miami Miller School of Medicine at FAU Receives Grant to Enhance Patient Care with Chronic Diseases. Press release. Retrieved on 2007-06-23.
  2. ^ PreMeds' Medical School Index. The Student Doctor Network. Retrieved on 2007-06-23.
  3. ^ UMSM@FAU. The University of Miami. Retrieved on 2007-05-26.
  4. ^ UMMSM at FAU Questions. Florida Atlantic University. Retrieved on 2007-05-26.
  5. ^ Florida Atlantic University: University Communications and Marketing (2006-06-28). FAU and Boca Raton Community Hospital Reach Historic Agreement to Establish Teaching Hospital on University Campus. Press release. Retrieved on 2007-05-26.

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External links

  • Florida Atlantic University Official Website
  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science

 
 

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