Senator Sonnenberg co-sponsors UNC medical school bill
January 26, 2022
By Marianne Goodland
The bill that would open the door to the University of Northern Colorado to have its own medical school was introduced in the State Senate on Jan. 18.
Senate Bill 56 is sponsored by Senator Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, and Senate President Leroy Garcia, D-Pueblo. In the House, the sponsors are Reps. Mary Young, D-Greeley and Perry Will, R-New Castle.
The bill would allow UNC to open an osteopathic medical school. According to the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, that’s a medical practice that is a “patient-center...