R. Milton Johnson, chairman and CEO of HCA Healthcare

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is partnering with Meharry Medical College, to allow Meharry medical students to train at an HCA facility in Nashville.

Under the memorandum of agreement, students will train at TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center.

The partnership will bring back Meharry medical students will no longer be sent out of state to train because of declining patient volumes at Nashville General Hospital, the current medical school’s primary clinical partner.

R. Milton Johnson, chairman and CEO of HCA Healthcare said “Meharry Medical College educates  some of the country’s leading physicians, dentists and researchers who have devoted their lives to serving patients, often those whose needs are unmet,”  “Our two organizations have supported each other for decades, and we are proud to grow that relationship through this medical training partnership. We look forward to welcoming Meharry students to TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center.”

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