RUSM In The News
In a class with a strong 95.2% first-time residency attainment rate, Anthony “Tony” Poles, MD ’19, stands out as being one of four individuals to attain a residency in the particularly competitive specialty of OBGYN at Kern Medical – an accomplishment that, for him, “no words can describe.”
During the last month, I’ve connected with you about the imperativeness of inclusion and balancing the social justice scale.
Our Diversity & Inclusion Taskforce members met for the second time this week to hammer out next steps in their mission to further the diversity and inclusion initiatives at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM). The group has agree
As regions across the United States started re-opening its doors to non-essential services, some residents misinterpreted the move as an indication that the rampant COVID-19 disease was lessening, that vaccines or other medical interventions were on the immediate horizon or that it was safe to in
Though he only joined Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) 18 months ago, colleague Dexter Francis, MBA, MPM, has been woven into the fabric of the University since the early 2000s.
Don’t wear a hood. Get home before dark. Always keep your hands visible. Avoid arguing. Don’t ask too many questions. Stay quiet and listen. Be respectful despite what’s said to you. Don’t respond to condescending comments. Disregard the looks and passing judgments.
When Samantha Vouyiouklis, MD '20, graduated from high school, she received an award for being the ‘student who knew what they wanted to be from their very first day of school.’ As her Biology teacher gave it to her, she said, “You’re going to be a doctor. I can see it in your eyes.” And on March 31, 2020, when Vouyiouklis received her MD from Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), she did just that.
Family is the cornerstone of life for our associate dean of Medical Sciences, a humble mentor who rises to the challenge with anything deemed impossible to crush preconceived notions.
Today marks Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the emancipation of African Americans after more than 240 years of slavery. Juneteenth is traditionally steeped in celebration and pride, but this year takes on a deeper significance.
We promised to keep you apprised of what we’re doing at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) to drive change. To that end, we are providing frequent updates on all our efforts toward a more diverse and inclusive RUSM.