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FACTS AND FIGURES

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

  • About 12% of Ross students are from Florida.
  • According to the 2015 AAMC Physician Databook, 35.5% of Florida's active physicians graduated from an international medical school, ranking it 3rd in the U.S.

 

Ross Clinical Affiliates in Florida

 

Residency Information

In 2017, 660 Current and former Ross graduates attained residencies in 15 disciplines. More than 50 Ross students earned residency positions in Florida. Residency program sites appointing Ross graduates include: 

  • Broward Health Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida
  • Florida State University
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of South Florida

 

Approvals

  • Some states, including Florida, require approval for international medical schools. Ross is proud to be approved in Florida.
  • Ross graduates are eligible to seek licensure in Florida.
  • For more information, visit the Accreditation & Approvals page.

 

Where Do Our Florida Students Come From?

From which schools did most of our Florida-area students graduate? See the top five below.

  • University of Florida
  • University of South Florida
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University
  • University of Central Florida

 

Did You Know?

  • After completing the Medical Sciences curriculum on the Ross campus in Barbados, students begin the Clinical Sciences curriculum in south Florida via Ross' Internal Medicine Foundations clerkship. Read more about our curriculum.

MEET SOME ROSS GRADS IN FLORIDA

  • DR. AMY JARVIS, MD ('03)

    Vascular neurologist at the Miami-Dade Neuroscience Institute


    "To me, the brain is like the final frontier. There's so much we don't know about this organ--it encompasses everything, from neurology, to hardcore neurological aspects of disease, to psychiatry."

  • DR. ADAM WALDMAN, MD, FACC ('99)

    Chair, Orlando Regional Medical Center Congestive Heart Failure Program


    "Ross made me a better person and physician."

  • DR. CLEOPATRA GORDON-PUSEY, MD ('04)

    Family practice owner in Pembroke Pines, FL


    "I thank God for Ross, for giving me the opportunity to become a physician. I love what I do."

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