Three Australian surgeons observe as Pitt Memorial cardiac surgeon Wiley Nifong, center, points to the monitor during robotic assisted surgery training at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine on March 5, 2004, in Greenville, N.C. The school's administrators want the state to increase funding by $30 million a year so the medical school can keep cranking out family doctors for rural North Carolina, and so its clinics can continue to treat Eastern North Carolina residents, especially those who can’t afford to pay.
Three Australian surgeons observe as Pitt Memorial cardiac surgeon Wiley Nifong, center, points to the monitor during robotic assisted surgery training at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine on March 5, 2004, in Greenville, N.C. The school's administrators want the state to increase funding by $30 million a year so the medical school can keep cranking out family doctors for rural North Carolina, and so its clinics can continue to treat Eastern North Carolina residents, especially those who can’t afford to pay. AP
Three Australian surgeons observe as Pitt Memorial cardiac surgeon Wiley Nifong, center, points to the monitor during robotic assisted surgery training at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine on March 5, 2004, in Greenville, N.C. The school's administrators want the state to increase funding by $30 million a year so the medical school can keep cranking out family doctors for rural North Carolina, and so its clinics can continue to treat Eastern North Carolina residents, especially those who can’t afford to pay. AP

ECU medical school wants more state funding

February 23, 2015 06:40 PM