1st New Medical School In NC In Decades Hopes To Help Fill "Doctor Gap"

Thursday was the official grand opening of North Carolina's first new medical school in 35 years in Harnett County at Campbell University.

Legislators, health care leaders and governor pat McCrory where on hand for the ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony.

The 96,500 square feet Leon Levine Hall of Medical Sciences will address the state's primary physician shortage.

The Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine is specifically designed to train primary care doctors who will work in rural areas and areas with little or no health care options.