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More than 800 Ross University School of Medicine Students Match to Residency Programs in the United States and Canada

Monday, August 11, 2014

More than 800 RUSM graduates earned residency positions at hospitals in the United States and Canada in the 2014 match. Members of RUSM’s Class of 2014 will continue their training in more than 40 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces.

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RUSM Launches New Scholarship Programs

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

RUSM has 12 new merit-based scholarship programs created to help qualified students fund their medical education.

Ross University School of Medicine Answers New York Times' Call for Solutions to U.S. Physician Shortage

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Ross University Dean Dr. Joseph Flaherty and former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona issued a statement to the New York Times in response to the Times' call for solutions to address the shortage of physicians, especially primary care physicians, in the United States. In the statement, the writers cite the fact that in 2014 alone, Ross University School of Medicine contributed over 800 new physicians to the healthcare workforce, more than two thirds of whom entered primary care.

Ross University School of Medicine Achieves High Marks on USMLE Step 1

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) students achieved a 97 percent first-time pass rate on Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Exam® (USMLE) in 2013, according to the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. Once again RUSM’s performance on USMLE Step 1 matched United States and Canadian medical schools.

Ross University School of Medicine Recognizes 2014 Graduates

Friday, June 13, 2014

The RUSM Class of 2014 is a diverse group with graduates representing 46 states, nine Canadian provinces, and more than 40 countries. Dr. Richard Carmona, MD, a member of the RUSM Board of Trustees who served as U.S. surgeon general from 2002–2006, delivered the keynote address.

Strengthening the Culture of Professionalism is the Theme of RUSM Conference

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) hosted an inaugural Professionalism Conference on May 23 and 24, 2014, with the first day geared to students, and the second to faculty.

See Where RUSM’s Canadian Students Landed Residency Appointments

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

RUSM celebrates 17 students obtaining residency appointments through the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS). This is the largest match through CaRMS in the University’s history.

RUSM Simulation Institute Offers High-Tech Medical Education

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Simulation Institute at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), which opened in 2009, is a notable example of RUSM’s commitment to advanced educational technology. It helps provide clinical context for the basic sciences to medical students during their first two years of medical school.

RUSM Announces New International Clinical Rotations

Friday, February 14, 2014

RUSM has been offering electives to Nairobi, Kenya since 2011. Now the school is expanding international opportunities for clinical students by adding new elective rotations in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, India, Honduras and the Himalayas.

RUSM Oncology Society raises $25,000 EC ($9,259 US) for new cancer center in Dominica

Thursday, February 6, 2014

The RUSM Oncology Society, one of the more than 40 student groups and organizations on campus, raised $25,000 EC ($9,259 US) last semester for a portable ultrasound device.

RUSM 2013 Year End Message

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Alan Bateson Brings Research Track Record to Pharmacology Department

Monday, October 14, 2013

Dr. Alan Bateson brings a strong background in research to his teaching in the Department of Pharmacology.

RUSM Responds to Bloomberg Article

Tuesday, September 10, 2013