The Professional Development Advisor will prepare students with career related skills, career planning assets and materials they need to secure graduate medical education (GME) training positions. The Office of Student and Professional Development (OSPD) office advises and prepares students to successfully secure residency placement through the NRMP, CARMS, SFMatch, Urology, and other matching services. The Professional Development Advisor will work as part of the OSPD team as well as an integrated student advisement team working collaboratively with other student facing colleagues to provide support services.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Listed below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
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Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.
RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.
In 2013, RUSM achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.