Nevada Health & Bioscience Corporation Breaks Ground on UNLV School of Medicine Building
Nevada Health & Bioscience Corporation (NHBC), a nonprofit organization with the mission of developing healthcare research, education, clinical assets and programming in Nevada, has broken ground on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Medicine’s new medical education building.
The groundbreaking – which happened four months ahead of schedule – took place the morning of Oct. 29, 2020 on the 9-acre parcel of land located at 625 Shadow Lane in Downtown Las Vegas. The event was attended by NHBC CEO Maureen Schafer; Dean of the UNLV School of Medicine Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA; Las Vegas City Councilman (Ward 1) Brian Knudsen; Clark County Commissioner (District D) Lawrence Weekly; and Constituent Services Representative at the Office of Governor Steve Sisolak, Eric Cardona, among others.
Upon completion, the new medical education building will be approximately 135,000 square feet and accommodate a class size of up to 120, doubling its current capacity.
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About Nevada Health and Bioscience Corporation
Nevada Health & Bioscience Corporation (NHBC), formed in January 2020, is a nonprofit organization with the mission of developing healthcare research, education, clinical assets and programming in Nevada.
About UNLV School of Medicine
Established in 2014 and approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) to admit its charter class in 2017, the UNLV School of Medicine is the first allopathic medical school in Southern Nevada. With 240 medical students, over 300 residents and fellows, 150 faculty physicians, and 15 affiliated clinics, the UNLV School of Medicine is creating a world-class center of excellence and innovation for medical education, patient care, and research.