Santiago, Chile (The First Medical Building at the Unversity of the Andes)

With more than two hundred people in attendance, the University Center for Medical Specialties, the first medical building at the University of the Andes, was opened on August 18.

The four story building of some 30,000 square feet includes forty medical offices and two pavilions for ambulatory surgery and medical procedures. On the top floor are class and study rooms for students and professors. The University Center for Medical Specialties is set up to provide care for 4,000 patients a month, at a low cost and with a high level of professional efficiency, combining university teaching with good quality treatment for the patient.

Romana, n. 29, July-December 1999, p. 279.

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