Hospital Hill institutions join forces to form health science district
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine entered into an agreement Friday with Truman Medical Center, Children’s Mercy Hospital and other nearby institutions to transform Hospital Hill into the “UMKC Health Sciences District.”
Jill Toyoshiba and Andy Marso.The Kansas City Star
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