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Ten New Family Medicine Positions to be Added at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City

03/03/08

March 3, 2008 – (Edison, N.J.) – Ross University School of Medicine is pleased to announce it has added 10 new core family medicine clinical rotation spots at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City. The new rotations become effective March 8 and will bring to 20 the total number of spots Ross has in Bronx Lebanon’s Family Medicine Department.

The announcement follows Ross University’s recent addition of 50 core clinical rotation spots at Caritas Health Care Planning’s Mary Immaculate and St. John’s Queens hospitals in New York City. Ross currently has clinical rotations available at 22 hospitals in New York.

With over 1,100 opportunities available at more than 70 institutions nationwide, Ross University offers more clinical rotation spots in the United States than any medical school in the world. In 2007, Ross had more than 1,300 students complete over 60,000 clinical weeks.

We are very excited to increase our presence at Bronx Lebanon, one of the finest hospitals and family medicine providers in the New York area,” said Dr. Joseph Chu, dean of clinical sciences at Ross University. “We are also very proud of the continued confidence Bronx Lebanon shows in our students and their abilities. We look forward to continuing to work together and further expanding our relationship.”

In addition to Bronx Lebanon, Ross University also offers students the chance to complete their core clinical rotations at 21 additional New York-area hospitals that include Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn Hospital Center, King’s County Hospital Center, Long Beach Medical Center, Long Island College Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center, Maimonides Medical Center, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Mount Vernon Hospital, New York Downtown Hospital, North General Hospital, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Peninsula Hospital Center, Queen’s Hospital Center, Rochester General Hospital, Staten Island University Hospital, St. Barnabas Hospital, St. Clare’s Hospital of Schenectady, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, St. John’s Queens Hospital, and Wyckoff Heights Medical Center.

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.

www.rossu.edu or call 732.978.5300