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AHCA, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Florida State University College of Medicine to Host Event Highlighting Florida’s New Statewide Residency Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2013
Contact: AHCA Communication
AHCAcommunications@ahca.myflorida.com
(850) 412-3623

MEDIA ADVISORY

AHCA, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Florida State University College of Medicine to Host Event Highlighting Florida’s New Statewide Residency Program

Tallahassee, Fla.—On Friday, November 8, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and the Florida State University College of Medicine will host supporters of health care and education as they recognize Florida’s commitment to graduate medical education through the new Statewide Residency Program. For the first time, hospitals are receiving a supplemental payment specifically for graduate medical education, which was made possible by the $80 million appropriation recommended by Governor Scott in the Florida Families First Budget.

WHO:
Mr. Mark O’Bryant, President & CEO
Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

Ms. Liz Dudek, Secretary,
Agency for Health Care Administration

Senator Bill Montford,
Vice Chair for the Appropriations Subcommittee on Education

Donald Zorn, M.D., Director,
Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program

Marlisha Edwards, M.D., Third-year Resident,
Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program

John P. Fogarty, M.D., Dean,
Florida State University College of Medicine

WHEN:
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Atrium (Ground Floor),
1300 Miccosukee Road, Tallahassee, FL
Parking is available in the main parking deck

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2013 Agency for Health Care Administration