Temple, Texas is a top workforce destination with new regional
medical school campus
New affiliation between Baylor Scott & White and Baylor College of Medicine launches plans in Central Texas health and life sciences hub bringing jobs and growth to the city
TEMPLE, TEXAS – Meet Temple, the talent attraction arm of the Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), today announced its support of the new regional medical school campus in Temple, Texas for the growth and development of the local area workforce. Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the State of Texas, and Houston-based Baylor College of Medicine, recently announced a new affiliation aimed to train future clinicians and develop programs that advance healthcare innovation through the creation of a new regional medical school campus in Temple, Texas.
“We are thrilled by this announcement,” says Amanda Carlson, Temple EDC Director of Marketing and Communications. “Temple currently serves as a regional hub for quality health and life sciences and more than 40 percent of our workforce is employed in healthcare. Temple is home to outstanding resources for educating, training, and developing physicians who will in turn serve our growing community. This is great news for our workforce, employers, and citizens alike.”
The four-year Baylor College of Medicine medical school will deliver personalized medical education with a goal to increase the Texas physician workforce pipeline of graduates who serve as leaders and provide outstanding clinical care for Texans. The inaugural class of 40 students is expected to begin training in Temple in 2023.
ABOUT MEET TEMPLE
Meet Temple is the talent attraction arm of the Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC). Temple EDC works to enhance economic development activities and quality of life opportunities for businesses and residents in Temple, Texas. The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) is a nonprofit organization that serves as the designated economic development entity for the City of Temple, Texas. Temple EDC strengthens relationships, builds partnerships, and provides solutions that cause entities to choose Temple
ABOUT TEMPLE, TEXAS
Temple is Central Texas’ burgeoning community where location, infrastructure and workforce converge in one of Texas’ most cost-competitive markets. Temple provides unparalleled access via I-35, combined with a highly competitive cost of living and doing business.
For companies looking to leave behind the higher costs and congestion of metros, Temple offers more “bang for your buck” from housing to operating costs and the ability to make an impact in a community on the cusp of significant growth. Home to 1,600 acres of shovel-ready land prime for development, Temple is a launchpad for companies at the crossroads of I-35 and the planned I-14, slated to run from El Paso to Georgia. Served by both Union Pacific (UP) and Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF), Temple offers robust freight distribution infrastructure, and easy access to Austin Bergstrom International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Corporate trailblazers who choose Temple will find themselves in good company. McLane Company, Baylor Scott & White Health, Wilsonart International, McLane Group, Reynolds Consumer Products, PDI and Artco-Bell Corporation are just a few of the many industry leaders that have already established headquarters and major operations in Temple.
For more information, visit MeetTemple.com.