Mercer to build med school campus in Columbus

Columbus has been the state’s largest metro area without a four-year medical school program, and southwest Georgia — especially the rural parts of the region — has a critical deficit of doctors. Friday, officials announced a plan to fill those needs. The Mercer University School of Medicine will expand its two-year Columbus program into a full-fledged campus. It is scheduled to open in August 2021.

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