May 18, 2024
AU Well being System, Wellstar accomplice to develop care, training statewide
AU Well being System, Wellstar accomplice to develop care, training statewide

With a brand new title and a shared mission, Georgia’s solely public medical faculty on Friday introduced an settlement with an Atlanta-based well being care system that its companions say will enhance healthcare statewide and the variety of educated physicians to assist ship it. 

Augusta College Well being System, which incorporates the 205-year-old Medical School of Georgia, and Wellstar Well being System now will comprise Wellstar MCG Well being, whose shared assets are anticipated to develop medical coaching, care and analysis all through the state. 

“As you all know, AU and MCG are unimaginable property for our state, and I’m assured that the perfect days of our establishment are forward of us,” Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp mentioned Friday throughout a digital press convention, joined by AU President Dr. Brooks Keel, Wellstar President and CEO Candie Saunders and former Gov. Sonny Perdue, chancellor of the College System of Georgia.