The MCG Southwest Campus is located in a renovated space across the street from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. The space includes offices for the campus administration and staff, student study stations, as well as a conference room and classroom for videoconference links to Augusta and around the state. A state of the art fitness center is located in the same building. The student lounge and lockers are located in the hospital.
Students are warmly welcomed by physicians, hospital's staffs, patients and the community. They experience real world medicine and are able to live in the wonderful life style of a rural southern community.
The Phoebe Foundation recently broke ground on a $3.8 million Medical Student Housing Complex, which will provide safe, affordable housing for 40-45 medical students. It's location at the intersection of 4th and Jackson Street is close to the hospital's main campus where they'll be learning.
Southwest Campus have priority for clerkship rotations within a commutable distance from Albany. For rotations in Valdosta, Thomasville, Tifton, Moultrie, Columbus and LaGrange, housing is provided by the hospitals and managed by the AHECs in those areas.