K-State partners with medical facility to build new complex, simulation lab

The college has partnered with Stormont Vail Health to build a new medical office building and simulation lab to be used in student training and for use by other medical professionals, the complex expected to be of use by fall 2022.

The Manhattan, Kan. community and its students can expect expanded services when it comes to medical options due to a recently formed partnership between K-State and Stormont Vail Health.

K-State in its partnership with medical facility Stormont Vail plans to build a new medical complex and simulation lab where students can be trained and where its facilities can also be used by medical professionals.

An agreement was signed earlier this month on Sept. 1, the academic partnership to result in a 55,000-square-foot building and lab for students in the school’s planned physician assistant program, expected to be completed and ready for use by fall 2022.

Stormont Vail Health has purchased land in the K-State Research Park for its construction, the university’s College of Health and Human Sciences to work with the hospital to develop and operate the new building and simulation lab for training physician assistant students and other medical professionals.