The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Board Supports Branch Campus


The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to support a resolution in favor of establishing a branch campus of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in western North Carolina.

The American Association of Medical Colleges and the North Carolina Institute of Medicine predict a severe shortage of physicians by 2020 and have called for a 30 percent increase in medical school enrollment.

"Currently in western North Carolina there is a shortage of primary care physicians and surgeons and this will only get worse unless some action is taken," County Manag...

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