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TEXAS TECH EL PASO FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY RECEIVES FULL ACCREDITATION

For Immediate Release July 6, 2005

Cathy Reynolds, 545-6579


The Family Medicine residency program at Texas Tech El Paso School of Medicine has received notice from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education of continued full accreditation for five years.

"This accreditation reflects not only compliance with ACGME national requirements, but also the high quality of education and patient care provided by the Department of Family Medicine at Texas Tech in El Paso," said Manuel Schydlower, M.D., Assistant Dean for Medical Education. The ACGME includes the American Board of Medical Specialties, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, Association of American Medical Colleges and Council of Medical Specialty Societies.

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