RUSM In The News
Surprised at the offer to start her medical education one semester early, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) first-semester student
The worldwide vaccination rollout has brought us renewed hope, and we now have an opportunity to reflect on all we have achieved together. Below are just a few of the many milestones from the year that gave new meaning to the phrase “unprecedented times.”
Claire Pomeroy is president of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. She serves as chief executive officer of the Foundation and is responsible for advancing the Foundation's mission to "improve health by accelerating support for medical research through recognition of research excellence, education and advocacy.”
Dr. Carmina Charles is a native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti who immigrated to the United States when she was 3 years old. Her childhood was captivated by a plethora of culture, diversity, love and language from family and friends. Service was an integral part of her upbringing and she recalls deciding at a young age that she wanted to help others via the medical field and decided to pursue a career in medicine.
Hispanics comprise 18 percent of the U.S. population yet represent only 5 percent of U.S. physicians. In an effort to increase diversity in the physician workforce, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) announce an agreement to help more Hispanic students attend medical school.
Dr. Karen Cox was appointed President of Chamberlain University in 2018. She is responsible for managing all undergraduate and graduate programs, which includes 21 physical campuses, as well as online programs.
Dr. Vikas K. Patel graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica in 2003, and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Illinois.
Hispanics comprise 18 percent1 of the U.S. population yet are only 5 percent2 of U.S. physicians. In an effort to drive diversity in the physician workforce, Saint Peter’s University and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) announced an agreement to help more Hispanics attend medical school.