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Dr. John Morgan Named Chief Resident of Radiology at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan

Class of "05 Alumnus Selected Among 14 Candidates

08/01/08

July 24, 2008 – (North Brunswick, NJ) – Ross University School of Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. John Morgan, an alumnus of the class of 2005, has been named Chief Resident of Radiology at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan. St. Vincent’s is a leading hospital serving the greater New York metropolitan area and is the flagship hospital of the Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers.

The Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers system also includes St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Bishop Mugavero Center for Geriatric Care and Holy Family Home in Brooklyn, St. Elizabeth Ann's Health Care & Rehabilitation Center and Pax Christi Hospice on Staten Island, and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers Home Health Agency.

Dr. Morgan, a recipient of this year’s prestigious Radiological Society of North America Resident Research Award for his significant contributions in the field of radiology, was chosen as Chief Resident out of 14 residents in the Radiology Department. In addition to his work with patients diagnosing and treating disease, Dr. Morgan’s clinical, academic and administrative responsibilities will include directing all the activities of the medical residents within the Radiology Department, serving as an intermediary between the residents and the administrative staff, lecturing students and assigning other discussions on a variety of topics such as how to interpret x-rays and CT scans, creating daily rotations and scheduling all conferences. He will also represent the Radiology Department throughout the hospital including at staff conferences and union meetings.

“It’s thrilling to be chosen for this position and I’m looking forward to being the voice of the students to the Program Director and the Department Chair while learning the business side of medicine,” said Dr. Morgan. “This is a tremendous opportunity to work in a first-class establishment and I am grateful for the chance to help St. Vincent’s expand its reputation as a leader in the medical community.”
Dr. Morgan received his B.S. in Sports Medicine from Rutgers University in 2000.

About Ross University School of Medicine

Ross University was founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical and veterinary education offering doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree programs. The School of Medicine is located in Dominica, West Indies, and the School of Veterinary Medicine is in St. Kitts.

The first four semesters of pre-clinical training are taught in Dominica over a 16-month period. Students complete their fifth semester, Advanced Introduction to Clinical Medicine, in Miami, Florida, Saginaw, Michigan or Dominica. Semesters six through ten consist of core and elective clinical rotations in U.S. affiliated teaching hospitals. Ross University graduates are eligible to practice medicine in all 50 U.S. states and 10 provinces of Canada upon successful completion of the requisite licensing examinations.

Ross University’s administrative offices are located in North Brunswick, NJ. For more information about Ross University, visit www.rossu.edu or call 732.509.4600.

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