RUSM In The News
Growing up, Claudia Fontes, MD ’19, had a “clear cut” plan leading directly to her goal of becoming a physician. But, as with many best-laid plans, it worked perfectly – right up until the time when it didn’t.
“Amazing.” “Crazy.” “Wow.” Those are the words Timothy Sobukonla, MD ’19, used to describe how he feels about graduating from Ross University School of Medicine (Ross) and getting to be called “doctor” for the very first time.
Growing up in a small farm town in rural Canada, Emma Cronk learned the value of hard work and incredible drive at a young age. She watched her father work their 3,000-acre farmland on a daily basis, and she and her three sisters were routinely up before school doing chores.
With commencement just a few short weeks away, Stacey Ho’ 19, is taking a well-deserved break to reflect on how far she has come – especially over the last few months, which she described as “one heck of a roller-coaster!”
Toni A. Haley, MD is a board certified Family Medicine physician, bestselling author, speaker, and certified executive coach for high performing women.
For Michael “Mickey” Geraghty ’19, the realization that he has finally reached the pinnacle of his educational career and earned the prestigious title of MD is “huge.”
Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has entered into an agreement with Tuskegee University in Alabama to increase the number of African-American students who enter medical school at RUSM, and ultimately become physicians.
Vivian W. Pinn, M. D. Founding Director, (Retired), Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health Senior Scientist Emerita, National Institutes of Health.
Over the years, literally thousands of Ross graduates have been given the chance to fulfill their dreams of becoming physicians because of our holistic approach to admission. Among these are Yehuda Galili and Meghan Lytle ’16, who couples-matched at Orlando Health – their top choice hospital – where Galili was recently made Chief Resident.
Dr. Kenneth Connell
MBBS DM (Internal Medicine) (UWI), PhD (KCL), FACP, FRCP, FACC
Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology UWI Cave Hill Campus
Governor ACP Caribbean Chapter
Chairman, Barbados National Drug Formulary Committee