RUSM In The News
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.
Raised in a family of engineers, Shikha Talwar, MD ’19, isn’t exactly sure where the desire to become a physician came from, but does know that she has been single-mindedly focused on becoming one from a very early age.
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.
Raised in a family of healthcare professionals, Keena Kohl, MD ’19, has wanted to be a physician for as long as she can remember.
Hundreds of Ross University School of Medicine graduates started residency training in July 2019. In the meantime, many of our graduates who are already deep in their training have earned the distinction of being named chief residents for the 2019-2020 year.
Having graduated from Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) just a few short weeks ago, Rick A. Garcia, MD ’19, is eager to begin residency and continue to work toward becoming the best physician he can be for his patients.
As a child growing up in Puerto Rico, one of Felix Aponte Santos’, MD ’19, favorite places to go was his pediatrician’s office. So much so that he decided at an early age that he wanted to follow in his mentor’s footsteps and become a physician himself.
Fresh from graduating with his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) and about to begin residency at his first choice hospital in Southern California, Kristoffer Roxas, MD ’19, feels “prepared for anything!”