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University of South Florida medical school requests its own hospital

St. Petersburg Times, February 14, 2008
The University of South Florida medical school wants to build its own teaching hospital to recruit more high-profile faculty members, increase the number of its residents and generate revenue. A bill filed for the upcoming legislative would allow USF to build a hospital on its campus without getting key permission from state regulators. USF medical school is one of the few medical schools in America that doesn't have its own hospital, said a Florida legislator who sponsored the bill.