U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner Visits TTUHSC El Paso

U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner Visits TTUHSC El Paso

On Thursday, October 16, Michael Romano, M.D., associate dean for clinical affairs at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso, Frank Stout, associate academic dean for Finance and Administration at TTUHSC El Paso, Eric Evans, market chief executive officer for Sierra Providence Health Network and Emma Schwartz, president for the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation, met with Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner at the TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.  During the meeting, it was impressed upon Boehner how much the El Paso collaborative has focused on investing in health care and innovation industry to bring better quality medical care to the community as well as economic development.  Veteran’s Administration (VA) health care needs of the community, as well as critical physician and hospital funding issues, were also discussed. The Speaker also toured the medical school, including its center for Advanced Teaching and Assessment in Clinical Simulation.