Clinical Affiliation Between Renown Health and UNR Med to Address Provider Gap
A new clinical affiliation between Renown Health and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has been established to address the provider gap in Nevada. The state ranks 45th for active physicians per 100,000 population. A large piece of the affiliation is a $350,000 scholarship that has been established by Renown to support students in their pursuit of a career in healthcare. The scholarship will be awarded annually based on need and merit.
GOED International Trade Division Wins National Award
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce has awarded the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s (GOED) International Trade Division with the 2021 President’s “E” Award for expert service. This is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
LVGEA Breaks Record for Job Creation
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) has assisted in the creation of a total of 5,772 jobs in Greater Las Vegas as of early-November. This tally breaks the organization’s previous yearly job creation record and is a result of collaboration with state, municipal and utility partners. Over 4,000 of the new job were created from relocating companies and nearly 2,000 were created from the expansion of existing local company.