Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine offers an MD degree program. Ross: provides clinical rotations at affiliated US teaching hospitals; has an alumni network of 15,000+ MD’s across the US, Canada and Puerto Rico; is eligible to participate in the US Federal Direct Loan Program; and offers scholarships for students who qualify. Ross has three class starts a year in September, January and May.
Episode 37 - RUSM and Vida, Partnership
Did you ever consider going on an international medical mission? If so, you definitely want to hear about this new partnership we have! Ross University School of Medicine recently signed a partnership with Vida that gives a financial grant to all eligible applicants who successfully complete the Medical Education Readiness Program (aka MERP). Contact our Admissions Dept directly for more information on this grant. In the meantime, let’s learn more about Vida. My guest today is Ana Salas, their Student Engagement Director.
Episode 36 - A Day In The Life of Alex K.
Continuing to share the experience of current students, in this episode, we meet Alex Kirby who is finishing her 4th semester in Barbados. Alex shares why she chose Ross, how her study techniques have changed and some things she wished she knew ahead of time.
Episode 35 - A Day in the life Life of Vanessa A.
In this episode, we meet Vanessa Aragones, a current student who just finished 5th semester and is getting ready to take Step 1. Vanessa talks about her transition to the island and how she developed her support to succeed in med school.
Episode 34 - How To Finance Your MD Program
Attending medical school requires a major financial commitment. Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is committed to providing medical school applicants and active medical students with information to help fund your education through financial aid, including medical school loans and scholarships. My guest today is Josh Verwijst, from our Student Finance Dept, and he will be discussing options in financial aid, cost of living and scholarships.
Episode 33 - Medical Education Readiness Program (MERP) Prerequisite Updates
Medical Education Readiness Program (MERP) offers a 15-week preparatory course that provides customized academic assessment and study plans; a supportive, diverse community of expert instructors and peers; and the building blocks needed to instill confidence essential to a successful medical school experience and practice. This is a follow-up to Episode 2 with the most recent updates to the MERP pre requisites.
Episode 32 - RUSM and Black Female Doctors organization
In this episode, we meet Tahara Jordan, co-founder of the Black Female Doctors student association, dedicated to collaborating, networking and creating power in numbers throughout the Ross Community. Their motto is “Lifting as We Climb”, supporting each other through service, fun and academics. Tahara also shares her experience during MERP and being an AIM Scholar.