Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

10-15-2018

Streaming Media

Publication Title

The Lincy Institute Colloquium Series, No. 2

Publisher

The Lincy Institute

Abstract

The launch of the UNLV School of Medicine presented a unique opportunity for Southern Nevada to address two critical issues: the absence of adequate healthcare services for a region of more than 2.2 million people, and the economic impact of a new medical school resulting in an expanded regional health care economy. A collaborative process that engages local, state, and private sector interests is essential to the development of the UNLV School of Medicine and the expansion of an effective, efficient, and profitable healthcare economy.

In this colloquium The Lincy Institute released new health policy publications prepared with the support of the UNLV School of Medicine, and hosted representatives of Tripp Umbach, the nation’s leading consultant on community health needs assessments, economic impact studies, feasibility studies, economic development, and strategic planning. Tripp Umbach presented options for funding and financing the construction of medical school facilities and was joined by UNLV faculty members who presented research and policy analyses focused on the growth and sustainability of the UNLV School of Medicine.

Keywords

Medicine; Health; School of Medicine

Disciplines

Health Policy | Public Health | Public Policy

File Format

PDF

File Size

9.867 Kb

Language

English

Comments

This event was held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the Greenspun Hall Auditorium on Monday, October 15, 2018.

This event featured research presentations from Robert E. Lang, Executive Director of the Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West, Paul Umbach, Founder and Senior Principal of Tripp Umbach, and Jaewon Lim, UNLV Associate Professor in Public Policy and Leadership, and featured panelists Robert E. Lang, Paul Umbach, and Jaewon Lim.

This event was moderated by by Marya Shegog, Ph.D. Director of Public Health Programs at the Lincy Institute.


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