Ross University School of Medicine Expands Clinical Rotations in Florida, Louisiana, Iowa

New Spots Will Provide Additional Opportunities for Students


June 24, 2008 – (Edison, N.J.) – Ross University School of Medicine is pleased to announce it will add a number of new core clinical rotations and electives to its growing roster of affiliates across the country. The new core spots will be located at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, Florida, Leonard J. Chabert Hospital in Houma, Louisiana, and Genesis Family Medicine in Davenport, Iowa.

The new spots at Chabert Hospital will include core rotations in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, family medicine and obstetrics/gynecology as well as nearly 50 fourth year electives. Cleveland Clinic Florida will offer internal medicine core rotations, and Genesis Family Medicine will offer family medicine core rotations.

“We are very excited to continue to expand our offerings to students in a number of important regional markets across the country, giving many the opportunity to be closer to home while embarking on this important phase of their education as doctors,” said Dr. Joseph Chu, dean of clinical sciences at Ross University.

These spots are the latest in a series of new clinical rotation positions Ross University has announced in recent months, which also include: Synergy Medical in Saginaw, Michigan; Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit; Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago; Bronx Lebanon Hospital and Caritas Health Care Planning’s Mary Immaculate and St. John’s Queens Hospitals in New York City; Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore; and Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. In 2007, Ross had more than 1,300 students complete over 60,000 clinical weeks.

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. The School of Veterinary Medicine is located 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 Edison, NJ. For more information about Ross University, visit or call 732.978.5300.