Ross University School of Medicine Expands Clinical Rotations in Midwest


April 7, 2008 – (Edison, N.J.) – Ross University School of Medicine is pleased to announce it will add new core clinical rotations and electives to its growing Midwest roster of affiliates. The new core spots, which will provide additional opportunities for students in the areas of obstetrics, pediatrics, internal medicine, surgery, and family medicine, will be located at Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago and Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit.

The new spots at Saint Anthony Hospital will also include clinical electives in ambulatory medicine, anesthesia, gastroenterology, infectious disease, orthopedics, cardiology, and emergency medicine, and, along with the addition of Sinai-Grace, are the latest in a series of new clinical rotation positions Ross University has announced in recent weeks. They follow the school’s addition of new core clinical rotation spots in: New York City, at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and Caritas Health Care Planning’s Mary Immaculate and St. John’s Queens hospitals; Baltimore at Harbor Hospital Center; and Columbus, Ohio, at Grant Medical Center.

With over 5,000 opportunities available at nearly 70 teaching hospitals nationwide, Ross University offers more clinical rotation spots in the United States than any other medical school in the world. In 2007, Ross had more than 1,300 students complete over 60,000 clinical weeks. “We have enjoyed longstanding and rewarding relationships with hospitals in the Midwest for many years and look forward to expanding these opportunities in vital areas for students in the region,” said Dr. Joseph Chu, dean of clinical sciences at Ross University.

Ross University’s other clinical training sites in Illinois include Decatur Memorial Hospital, Grove Pediatrics, Isaac Ray Center, Jackson Park Hospital, and Michael Reese Medical Center. Clinical training sites in Michigan include St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and Synergy Medical Alliance.

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 either Miami, Florida, or Saginaw, Michigan. 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.