Mayo Clinic based in Rochester, Minnesota has opened another medical school in Arizona.
The expansion indicates Mayo’s continued commitment to enhance its image in patient-centered academic excellence.
It provides Mayo a platform to redefine the field of medical education and train medical professionals in team-based, high quality and affordable patient-care.
The Mayo Medical School — Arizona Campus will collaborate with Arizona State University. A major
feature of this new branch is that all students will complete a specialized master’s degree in the Science of
Health Care Delivery .
“This is one of the most important and exciting initiatives we can
undertake.” – John Noseworthy M.D. Mayo Clinic president and CEO.
“It’s a great example of how Mayo Clinic and ASU are working together to continue to raise Arizona’s profile as a national and international hub for innovation in medical education and health care delivery.” – Jan Brewer Governor
The curriculum will build on the recognized strengths of Mayo Medical School, including a world-class faculty, state-of-the-art curriculum and small class sizes.
“The continuing success of our partnership with ASU allows us the collective ability to redesign medical education in ways that align with the future of health care delivery.” – Wyatt Decker M.D. vice president, Mayo Clinic and CEO for Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
The specialized Science of Health Care Delivery masters degree will address the changing needs of 21st century health care delivery through curriculum developed collaboratively by Mayo Clinic and ASU faculty and delivered within the conventional four-year medical school schedule.
Curricular components will include social and behavioral determinants of health, health care policy, health economics, management science, biomedical informatics, systems engineering and value principles of health care.