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PROFILE: Meet the 46-Year-Old Grad Who Matched in Family Medicine

May 19, 2016

After having careers in the real estate industry and the U.S. Air Force, Joyce Haynes Busch decided it wasn’t too late to pursue her dream of becoming a physician. So that’s exactly what she did. This month, the 46-year-old will graduate from Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), with a residency in family medicine lined up at the University of Arkansas Southwest in Texarkana, AR.

As a widow and single mother, Busch’s journey has by no means been easy. But her commitment to her dream and her children only made her work that much harder.

“I knew I had to finish what I started, completing my Doctor of Medicine degree,” Busch said.

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