Japanese governor signs agreements with Johns Hopkins and Harvard medical schools to open first US medical school in JapanBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3766 (Published 06 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3766
- Gavin Blair
Japan’s first US medical school is to be established in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo.
The new facility, which will be a joint venture between leading US and Japanese universities, is part of a plan by the Kanagawa governor, Yuji Kuroiwa, to turn the prefecture into a centre of healthcare excellence. The provisionally named Medical Innovation School …