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Feb. 6, 2014, 9:34 AM

(photo by Steve Green)

The Nashville Health Care Council’s second class of fellows participates in medical simulation exercises at the Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment (CELA) at Vanderbilt. Thirty-two senior health care leaders are part of the fellowship designed to help them better meet challenges facing the nation’s health care system. The program is co-chaired by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., and Larry Van Horn, Ph.D., associate professor of Economics & Management and Executive Director of Health Affairs at Owen Graduate School of Management.

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