RUSM In The News
When third semester student Dannie Sieben, ’25 was accepted to Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), he hoped that RUSM would be an inclusive and welcoming campus. Not only did he find that to be true, but Dannie had the opportunity to build solidarity for the LGBTQIA+ campus community in the form of an organization.
August 4 marked a significant milestone as leaders from Ross University School of Medicine (Ross Med) gathered at Mount Sinai Hospital-Chicago to kick off the inaugural Ross Med Day.
According to the American Medical Association, physician burnout is an epidemic in the United States healthcare system, with nearly 63% of practicing physicians reporting signs of burnout such as emotional exhaustion and depersonalization at least once per week (source: AMA).
At Ross University School of Medicine (Ross Med), the LGBTQ+ Doctors Association aims to support an inclusive and judgement-free community that accepts everyone for who they are.
In celebration of Ross University School of Medicine’s (Ross Med) commencement, Ryan Azarkhail, MD ‘23, was nominated by his peers to represent the graduating class as this year’s student speaker.
RoxAnne Digney, Class of ’23, did not celebrate Match Day as most other soon-to-be residents do.
Elizabeth Gero received a hands-on education at Ross Med that prepared her to care for her community in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Ross University School of Medicine (Ross Med) community joins in celebrating Nick Paslidis, MD ’88, PhD, FACP, MHCM, FABQAURP, who will be named a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) during an upcoming ceremony at the end of April.
For Muller Pierre-Louis, an education at Ross Med helped him realize his dreams of becoming a surgeon and inspiring future generations.
When Emily Finkelstein, Class of ’23, opened her Match Day email to see the University of Miami Plastic Surgery Residency Program, she became just one of two residents to be accepted into one of the more competitive programs and fields in healthcare.
For Christine Charaf, MD ’10, MBA, FACP, there have been two motivators that brought her to follow a career path to becoming a physician.
When Javier Silfa-Cifuentes, Class of ’23, opened his Match Day email to see the University of Central Florida Family Medicine Residency Program in Gainesville, friends from his two years there as an undergraduate had already begun planning the homecoming celebration.
Ross University School of Medicine’s (Ross Med) Black Female Doctors (BFD) was founded in August 2021 to fulfill the desire for a space for Black women to grow in sisterhood and promote academic and professional self-discovery.