Chief residents are entrusted with developing clinical rotation schedules, performing administrative duties, and supervising junior residents, among other responsibilities.

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY

  • Minal Bhatia, MD, UCLA-Kern Medical Center, California


DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY

  • Jeffrey Ortiz, MD, Geisinger Medical Center, Pennsylvania


EMERGENCY MEDICINE

  • Matthew Wallaace, MD, Florida Atlantic University, Florida


FAMILY MEDICINE

  • Rita Agayby Ghobrial MD, Central Michigan University College of Medicine, Michigan
  • Kim Pang, MD, Carolinas Medical Center, North Carolina
  • Triptpal Sanghera, MD, Central Michigan University College of Medicine, Michigan
  • Rebecca Waters, MD, UCSF-Fresno Family Medicine, California


GENERAL SURGERY

  • Clint Merritt, MD, UT Health-San Antonio, Texas


INTERNAL MEDICINE

  • Ifrah Butt, MD, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Florida
  • Kevin Green, MD, University of Florida - Jacksonville, Florida
  • Shanzay Haider, MD, St. Mary's Hospital, Connecticut
  • Jenna Iannuccilli, MD, Roger Williams Medical Center, Rhode Island
  • Leonidas Miras, MD, Danbury Hospital, Connecticut
  • Hanad Omar, MD, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Florida
  • Daniel Orta, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine South Campus, Arizona
  • Yehuda Galili, MD, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Florida
  • Sean Harrell, MD, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Georgia


OB/GYN

  • Lena Alia, MD, Mt. Sinai Hospital and Medical Center, Illinois


PATHOLOGY

  • Marriam Aalai, MD, NYU - Winthrop Hospital, New York
  • Emma Ashley, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas


PEDIATRIC MEDICINE

  • Sussette Gonzalez, MD, Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, Louisiana
  • Ashley Kosier, MD, Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, Louisiana
  • Aisha Mohammed, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas
  • Ashley Sands (Kosier), MD, Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, Louisiana


PSYCHIATRY

  • Angad Kahlon, MD, UCLA - Kern Medical Center, California
  • Paul Pastolero, MD, Central Michigan University College of Medicine, Michigan
  • Teron Verma, MD, Larkin Community Hospital, Florida


PULMONARY / CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

  • Lindsey Orr (Arthur), MD, Georgetown University Hospital, District of Columbia


SPORTS MEDICINE

  • John Travis Nelson, MD, AnMed Health, South Carolina

In 2020, 91% of RUSM students passed the initial step of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) on the first attempt. And in 2021-2022, results show yet another strong year for RUSM with a 96% 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 2022-23 residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2021-22 who were active applicants in the 2022 NRMP match or who attained a residency position outside the NRMP match.