Each year, Ross University School of Medicine welcomes students from states across the US, including Florida, to medical school. Take a look at the facts and figures below to learn about how Ross connects with your home state.
FLORIDA BY THE NUMBERS
- 14.49% of RUSM students currently enrolled are from Florida.
- According to the 2019 AAMC State Physician Workforce Data Report, 35.9% of Florida’s active physicians graduated from an international medical school, ranking it 3rd in the US.
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As of 4/16/2020, 585 Current and former Ross graduates attained residencies in 24 disciplines. That same year, more than 74 Ross students earned residency positions at Florida hospitals/teaching facilities, including:
- Broward Health Medical Center
- Cleveland Clinic Florida
- Florida State University
- University of Central Florida
- University of Florida - Jacksonville
- University of South Florida
- Larkin Community Hospital
WHERE DO OUR FLORIDA STUDENTS COME FROM?
From which schools did most of our Florida-area students graduate? See the top five below.
- Florida International University (18.68%)
- University of South Florida (13.24%)
- University of Florida (12.29%)
- University of Central Florida (11.35%)
- Florida Atlantic University (9.93%)
William “Billy” Hall, MD ’19, isn’t exactly sure where his desire to become a physician came from. The first physician in a family where only a select few had gone to college before him, Hall started doing EMT work after high school and discovered he had a love for helping people.
Ross University School of Medicine alumnus Israel Oloye, MD ’18, always knew he wanted to be a physician; however, he opted to follow a somewhat nontraditional route by becoming a nurse first.
Laurenie Louissaint, MD ’19, is all about breaking barriers. This courageous Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) graduate has gone from Division 1 athlete, to athletic trainer (AT), to personal trainer, to doctor – and as she so eloquently put it, “The story doesn’t end there.”