In 2019-2020, RUSM achieved a 92% First Time Residency pass rate and In 2020, 90.9% of RUSM students passed Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) on the first attempt. With a network of 16,200+ alumni, Ross University School of Medicine is one of the largest provides of doctors to the entire U.S. healthcare system. Located on the island of Barbados, RUSM graduates practice in 954 counties, in all fifty states, and Puerto Rico.
Fellowship in IDSA honors those who have achieved professional excellence and proved significant service to the profession. Dr. Bhayani’s work in antimicrobial stewardship at various medical institutions in North Texas, his service as medical director of infection prevention at local hospitals in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and various articles he’s published in infectious disease journals led him to earn this recognition.
Born in Roanoke, Virginia, Dr. Bhayani completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, earning a B.S. in biology with a minor in chemistry. After graduating from Ross, he went on to complete an internal medicine residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center (2006) and an infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Illinois, Chicago (2008). He is board certified in internal medicine as well as infectious diseases and serves on key committees at hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Dr. Bhayani serves as chair of the Department of Adult Medicine at Texas Health Resources Arlington Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Bhayani, a 2003 Ross University School of Medicine graduate, was the guest speaker at Ross’s May 15 White Coat Ceremony.