Proposed Saint Padre Pio Medical School Moving Forward

Proposed Saint Padre Pio Medical School Moving Forward

On Sept. 8, the President of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, will sign a Collaborative Affiliation Agreement between Catholic Healthcare International and Benedictine College.

The agreement begins the process of establishing a new medical school on Benedictine College’s campus, the St. Padre Pio Institute for the Relief of Suffering, School of Osteopathic Medicine, at Benedictine College (proposed*).

The Board of Directors of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, on Aug. 23 authorized President Stephen D. Minnis to sign the historic agreement. The medical school will be an independent, nonprofit, separately financed, licensed, accredited and governed entity.  More…

  • The Saint Padre Pio School for the Institute of Suffering, School of Osteopathic Medicine is an Independent, separately licensed, accredited, governed and financed entity that will reside on the campus of a Catholic host  University.  It is not part of the host university.  The Saint Padre Pio Institute for the Relief of Suffering, School of Osteopathic Medicine is proposed and seeking accreditation.  It is not yet licensed or accredited by any organization and does not have permission to recruit or solicit students, make offers of admission, or begin instruction, and nothing in this presentation should be construed as such.
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