FORT HOOD, Texas – Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center and Texas A&M University Health Science Center will sign an affiliation agreement establishing CRDAMC as a clinical training site for Texas A&M College of Medicine students. The ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31 here.

As a clinical training site, CRDAMC will provide education and training to Texas A&M medical students. This all-important step in advancing the academic collaboration supports the hospital’s medical readiness mission by providing leadership opportunities for medical personnel.

The collaboration aligns with Texas A&M’s strong military history and service-minded mission and affords Texas A&M medical students with unique specialty rotations in an exceptional training facility, further diversifying the college’s clinical opportunities.

Ceremony participants include: Congressman John Carter; Scott Cosper and Hugh Shine, Texas State Representatives; John Sharp, chancellor Texas A&M University System; Michael Young, president Texas A&M University, Carrie Byington, dean Texas A&M College of Medicine, along with Col. Mark W. Thompson, CRDAMC commander and other leaders.

Media interested in covering this event should RSVP with CRDAMC Public Affairs office no later than noon, Tuesday, May 30 at (254) 288 – 8005 or (254) 553- 6218.

For more information, contact:

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
Public Affairs Office
Mikaela Cade
Fort Hood, TX 76544
(254) 288-8005
[email protected]