Teamwork - The Story of Creighton University Medical Center
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"Dios, que le llaga, da la medicina."—"God, who sends the wounds, sends the medicine."Omaha has been blessed with one of the finest medical centers in the United States, and the facilities of this Center have been part of Omaha almost since the dawn of the city's history. Today leading physicians all over the country have high praise for the quality of Omaha's medical talent and for the number and variety of her facilities. Physicians from all parts of the Western Hemisphere visit Omaha yearly for its high quality clinics and conventions. One of the most popular of these events is the Creighton University Spring Medical Assembly sponsored by the Creighton School of Medicine.The citizens of Omaha can take comfort and pride in the fact that their city has one doctor for every 650 persons as compared with the national average of one doctor for every 750 persons. In recent years millions have been spent on the building program for the hospitals, and the amount of medical research has grown immeasurably during the past decade.Very much a part of this remarkable program is the Creighton University School of Medicine and its related hospitals and clinics. In itself, the Creighton University Medical Center contributes a great deal to the life and health of this community. Through its medical and nursing programs, its dental and pharmaceutical services, its clinical facilities, its research, and through its alumni, Creighton has set about its task of serving mankind in Omaha, in the Middle West, and in the nation.