Click column header to sort
Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM)’s pre-clinical campus is located in Dominica, West Indies. RUSM offers clinical rotations in approximately 15 geographic sites across the United States. The administrative offices are located in Miramar, Florida where the Dean and Chancellor and Cabinet are based.
RUSM has graduated more than 11,000 physicians during its 35-year history. Graduates are eligible for licensure in all 50 States, Canada and Puerto Rico after the successful completion of the requisite licensing examinations.
The Foundations of Medicine curriculum, conducted in Dominica, consists of 64 credits of prescribed coursework. RUSM offers students a choice of 2 Foundations of Medicine curricular options – a 4 semester option and a 5 semester option. After a pass-fail first semester, students choose whether to complete their basic science curriculum within 4 semesters total or to decelerate the curriculum content delivery and complete all requirements within 5 semesters. All Foundations of Medicine coursework must be satisfactorily completed at the RUSM campus in Dominica.
The Clinical Science curriculum in the United States begins with an introductory 6-week clinical clerkship, Internal Medicine Foundation (IMF), conducted in Miramar, Florida.
IMF is followed by 78 weeks in clinical rotations at RUSM-affiliated US teaching hospitals. Core clerkships include Family Medicine (6 weeks), Medicine (12 weeks), Obstetrics and Gynecology (6 weeks), Pediatrics (6 weeks), Psychiatry (6 weeks), and Surgery (8 weeks).
During clinical rotations, students must complete and pass the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (Step 2 CK) and the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (Step 2 CS). RUSM requires the passing USMLE step 1, Step 2 (CK and CS) to be eligible for graduation.
The mission of RUSM is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians.
Key Facts about RUSM:
- More than 11,000 graduates
- Enrollment: Approximately 3,500 students; 98% are US or Canadian residents
- Dominica: 26-acre fully equipped, technologically advanced campus; classroom and clinical examination rooms at Princess Margaret Hospital.
- Miramar: Executive offices; Student Services; 5 classrooms ranging in capacity from 32 to 150 seats, all wireless and technologically advanced; 4 clinical simulation laboratory rooms, 2 Harvey rooms; study and student lounge areas; and a Learning Resource Center.
- 15 clinical tracks program within the USA for core clerkship experience
- Faculty Members:
- Dominica: 90+ member faculty with PhD and/or MD credentials.
- Miramar: Dean and Senior Associate Deans; IMF - 3 member faculty all with MD and board certification credentials; 8 junior faculty; 80+ community faculty preceptors.
- 15 single hospital or regional clinical tracks in USA where students complete all their core clerkships
- US: Clinical Chairs, Clerkship Directors and Clinical Faculty members located across US.
The Clinical Clerkship Director of each clinical core specialty functions as the chair’s advisor in matters of student education. The Clerkship Director is responsible for ensuring academic excellence in the assigned discipline, in terms of clinical site quality and student outcomes. The Clerkship Director oversees activities related to the discipline as well as the integration of the discipline with the other sciences. The Clerkship Director collaborates with the associated site Clerkship Directors to ensure assessment of clinical competency of students within the area of their specialty and serves as a respected representative of RUSM at meetings and conferences. This is a part time, 0.25 FTE position.
The Professional Development Writer will demonstrate experience in producing, revising, and editing a wide range of medical student’s documents using practices that are accountable for placement of student’s from NRMP Match to successful post-graduation careers. The Professional Development Writer will be part of the Office of Student and Professional Development team as well as an integrated student advisement team working collaboratively with other student facing colleagues to provide support services
The Student Affairs Coordinator – Student Conduct will work under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Clinical Student Conduct and Development to assist with adjudicating allegations of student misconduct and implementing a comprehensive student conduct program for the clinical science semesters. The Student Affairs Coordinator – Student Conduct will collaborate with Ross University School of Medicine leadership, faculty, student affairs, and student operations departments to provide timely day-to-day operations, concise case management, and accurate records of proceedings for reporting purposes.
Ross University School of Medicine, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica in the West Indies, invites applications for a TEMPORARY/VISITING faculty post in Pathology. This position will be located at our campus in Knoxville, TN.
Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Dominica, West Indies, before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States. Ross is accredited by the Dominica Medical Board and the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP).
Education is the primary focus of the faculty. The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.
The Registrar Advisor is responsible for conferring Doctorate of Medicine degrees to ensure potential graduates can begin their medical residencies as scheduled. In addition, they conduct regular degree audits and provide counseling to students regarding University policies and procedures related to enrollment, records, registration and providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers. The Registrar Advisor is also responsible for processing a high volume of student information through the Banner student information system and SalesForce CRM. This position will be part of the Office of the Registrar team as well as part an integrated student advisement team working collaboratively with other student facing colleagues to provide support services to students. All of these responsibilities require a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and a moderate to high level of independent judgment and discretion. This position reports to the Associate Registrar for Registrar Advising.
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.
Desenvolver estratégias para atingir resultado de vendas, implementar normas e procedimentos que garantam a qualidade do curso ao aluno.