Florida International University Develops Medical School from the Ground Up

Interdisciplinary Academic Medical Sciences Center Evolves Around It

Medical schools are often the most costly, well-established and storied institutions on an academic campus, so establishing a new one from scratch at an existing public university can be a daunting challenge. At Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, the process caused a quantum shift in the way administrators approach both scientific research and capital planning, and it taught them that one informs the other: Academic goals influence the operational model, while operational changes inspire new ways of thinking about education and research.

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