Avoiding Jargon, Building Empathy Will Be Focus At New Fort Worth Medical School

The school is a partnership between TCU and the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

By Bill ZeebleJuly 19, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From KERA:

A new medical school opening next year in Fort Worth will feature a four-year curriculum in communication, a program believed to be the first of its kind in the country.

What’s more, it’ll be run by the nation’s first medical school dean dedicated solely to that subject. The focus on communication is designed to improve not just the health of patients but of doctors, too.

The new medical school – TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine – is a joint effort between Texas Christian University and the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

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