Oakland University Beaumont medical school gets group's OK

By The Associated Press | Posted - Feb. 10, 2015 at 4:10 p.m.

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Oakland University says its 3 ½-year-old medical school has received full accreditation.

The university says it got notice Tuesday that the Liaison Committee on Medical Education has issued a five-year accreditation for the school, which accepted its first class of students in August 2011.

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is a joint project of William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak and Oakland University, whose campus straddles the Auburn Hills-Rochester Hills lines in Detroit's northern suburbs.

The medical school is preparing for its first group of residency assignments on March 20. The first class of doctors graduates May 15.



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