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Watch: MCG’s statewide growth across Georgia shared on ‘In the Wild’ podcast

In a new podcast episode, David Hess, MD, dean of the Medical College of Georgia, and Matt Lyon, MD, director of the MCG Center for Telehealth, take center stage to discuss the awe-inspiring growth of the Medical College of Georgia throughout the state.

Hess provides insights into MCG’s ambitious expansion plans. With a new four-year campus set to grace the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University in Savannah, this will be MCG’s third four-year campus in the state. The episode delves into the strategic importance of this expansion, emphasizing the broader access to medical education it will provide for aspiring students in the region.

Lyon shares MCG’s remarkable outreach efforts using teleheath. He explains how MCG’s telehealth program is bridging geographical gaps and making quality health care accessible to rural communities across Georgia. He also shares inspiring stories of medical outreach that underscore MCG’s commitment to fostering a healthier Georgia.

Listen to In the Wild on all major platforms.

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