FSU College of Medicine

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Florida State University’s rural based medical program may soon have a new location. Citrus county commissioners will discuss the plan at their Tuesday meeting. 

Florida State University School of Medicine

Florida State University’s School of Medicine has a mission that’s unique among virtually all other medical schools in the country.

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The Florida Panhandle, like many rural areas across the country, is experiencing a shortage of healthcare providers. Competitive residencies and high-paying specialties draw graduates toward big cities. WFSU went on the road to find out what it’s like to stay in those rural areas.


Florida State University medical students are heading out into rural Florida for an up-close look at the challenges and opportunities in healthcare in underserved areas.