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Work continues to shape the Alliance for Healthcare Education, which is expected to boost the number of people entering the medical field in the region

Leaders of Springfield Public Schools, Ozarks Technical Community College, Missouri State University and CoxHealth sign an agreement for the Alliance for Healthcare Education. (photo taken August, 2023)
Michele Skalicky
Leaders of Springfield Public Schools, Ozarks Technical Community College, Missouri State University and CoxHealth sign an agreement for the Alliance for Healthcare Education. (photo taken August, 2023)

The alliance currently consists of CoxHealth, Missouri State University, Ozarks Technical Community College and Springfield Public Schools.

In this edition of Engaging the Community, Michele Skalicky talks with Missouri State University President Clif Smart about the Alliance for Healthcare Education.

The Alliance was formed to ensure that the region can continue to meet and exceed the health care workforce demands in the future, according to the MSU efactory. The institutions are collaborating to provide education across the spectrum to those going into the health care field.

You can hear the interview by clicking on the "listen" button above.