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.
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.
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.
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.
From a young age, Tahara Jordan knew she wanted to be a physician. Her winding path from an inner-city household to Ross University School of Medicine’s Class of ’25 included boarding school, a historically Black university, a fateful conversation, and Ross Med’s Access and Inclusion in Medicine (AIM) Scholars Program.
On January 13, 2023, Ross University School of Medicine (Ross Med) welcomed the newest physicians-in-training of the class of 2027 to the start of their journey at the Spring 2023 White Coat Ceremony.
Throughout November and December 2022, Ross University School of Medicine (Ross Med) alumni and others raised over $11,000 USD to fund 2023 scholarship opportunities for current students.
The white coat ceremony is a special event that welcomes incoming medical students into the study of medicine and emphasizes the importance of compassionate care, scientific aptitude, and ethical behavior in medical school and future chosen profession. The ceremony is an important rite-of-passage that marks the transformation of a new cohort of Ross University School of Medicine (Ross Med) students entering as physicians-in-training.
On November 4, 2022, Ross University School of Medicine (Ross Med), in collaboration with the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH), hosted a Health Extravaganza at Queen's Park in Barbados.
Ross University School of Medicine (Ross Med) is home to many student organizations and clubs that support students in exploring medical specialties and cultural connections beyond medicine.
The partnership will expand access for aspiring underrepresented medical students, creating pathways for students from minority backgrounds to fill critical physician shortages.