Chief fellows are nominated by either their peers or program director and are deemed responsible for additional administrative duties which vary by program.


Pulmonary and Critical Care

  • Kenneth Juenger, MD (17-18), UCSF Fresno, California


Hematology / Oncology


  • Joshua Mansour, MD (17-18), Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina


Hospice & Palliative Care

  • Paul Luong, MD (11-12), Beth Isreal Medical Center / Mount Sinai Beth Isreal, New York


Child & Adolscent Psychiatry

  • Neeraj Shukla, MD (12-13), St. Luke's Roosevelt, New York


Sleep Medicine


  • Joshua Fehl, MD (14-15), Wayne State University, Michigan

In 2020, 91% of RUSM students passed the initial step of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) on the first attempt. And in 2022-2023, results show yet another strong year for RUSM with a 98% first-time residency attainment rate* thus far. Located on the island of Barbados and with a network of more than 15,000 alumni, RUSM is one of the largest providers of doctors for the U.S. healthcare system. RUSM graduates practice in all 50 states and in Puerto Rico.

*First time residency attainment rate is the percent of students attaining a 2023-24 residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2022-23 who were active applicants in the 2023 NRMP match or who attained a residency position outside the NRMP match.