On December 2, 2010, the Central Michigan University Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a formal relationship between CMU and Synergy Medical Education Alliance
, Covenant HealthCare
, and St. Mary’s of Michigan
in Saginaw, Michigan, through its College of Medicine (CMED). Under the terms of the agreement, CMU will join in the Synergy Medical Education Alliance partnership, and the organization was renamed CMU Medical Education Partners on Jan. 1, 2011.
The board also approved the formation of a new 501(c)(3) Michigan nonprofit corporation to serve as the University’s participant in clinical practice entities and medical education relationships.