A years-long effort to establish a medical school at the University of Texas is about to reach a major milestone.
A committee of the UT System Board of Regents is scheduled to review the university’s $334.5 million proposal Wednesday, and the full board is expected to sign off Thursday. The plan calls for issuing bonds to build and equip an academic building, a research building, a medical office building and a parking garage at the southern edge of campus.
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Medical school plan by the numbers
$334.5 million: Bonds to pay for first phase
515,000 square feet: Total area for an academic building, a research building, a medical office building and a parking garage
1,000: Spaces in parking garage
$250 million: Teaching hospital planned by the Seton Healthcare Family
480,000 square feet: Size of teaching hospital
Fall 2016: Projected opening of school
50: Entering medical students
175: Residents (doctors undergoing additional training)
350: Residents after 10 years
70: Faculty members