Idaho Statesman - Idaho’s 1st medical school rises in Meridian. Can its physicians fix our doc shortage?

Idaho Statesman - Idaho’s 1st medical school rises in Meridian. Can its physicians fix our doc shortage?

Idaho’s first medical school is going up in a 94,000-square-foot building on East Central Drive in Meridian, just off Locust Grove Road, next to Idaho State University’s Meridian Health Science Center. The schools are affiliated, and students will be able to use facilities at ISU during their training.

Idaho Business Review - ICOM seeks to build ‘medical school of the future’

September 26, 2017 - ICOM seeks to build ‘medical school of the future’
Construction of what is intended to be Idaho’s first medical school is on budget and three weeks ahead of schedule, now with a planned completion data of sometime in May 2018.

Rexburg Standard Journal - Madison doctor headed to new Idaho medical school

REXBURG — A local doctor has been chosen to help head Idaho’s first medical school.

Dr. Rodney Bates, a former hospitalist at Madison Memorial Hospital, will become the chair of the Primary Clinical Department at the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Press Release - Camera on ICOM’s Construction Site Captures Progress being Made on Idaho’s First Medical School

Camera on ICOM’s Construction Site Captures Progress being Made on Idaho’s First Medical School

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Just a few weeks after the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) broke ground on the first medical school in Idaho, construction has been moving along steadily, and most importantly on time.

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Meridian Press - Construction underway on Meridian medical school

Construction on the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine began in May. A steel frame can be seen from Interstate 84 between the Meridian Road and Eagle Road exits.

The college, which is still in the accreditation process, plans to open in August 2018 for a class of 150 students. It shares a campus with the Idaho State University Meridian Health Science Center, but it is a private, separate entity.