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2014-05-05 08:30:20

CHICAGO, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint James School of Medicine, a top rated Caribbean based medical school, announced today the opening of its third campus located on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. For the past 14 years, the Saint James School of Medicine group of medical schools has provided accessible, affordable and quality education to over 2,500 students. Offering an MD program designed to prepare students for the United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE),...

2008-10-07 03:00:20

By Page, Leigh MEDICAL EDUCATION Offshore schools pony up millions for clerkships; U.S. schools may be next As U.S. medical schools respond to a call by the Association of American Medical Colleges for a 30 percent increase in class size by 2015, one of their biggest hurdles is expanding clerkships-clinical training in teaching hospitals during students' third and fourth years. In a nationwide poll in the May issue of the journal Academic Medicine, clerkship directors in internal...

2008-09-17 12:00:11

Overwhelming numbers of Ross University School of Medicine graduates are responding to a deepening healthcare crisis by choosing to go into primary care. Without the crucial contributions of Caribbean institutions like Ross University, the fragile U.S. healthcare system would collapse. A survey by the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that only two percent of U.S. graduating medical students plan to work in primary care. A University of Missouri study highlights a...

2008-07-28 09:01:26

Ross University, a division of DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV), announced it will open a branch campus in Freeport, Grand Bahama, in January 2009. The new location will accommodate the growing demand from new students who wish to attend Ross University, which has a medical school campus in Dominica and a veterinary school campus in St. Kitts. The Ross University Freeport campus will initially accommodate students in the University's growing medical school. The students will be housed and taught in...

2008-02-13 12:00:46

Ross University School of Medicine is pleased to announce it will add a total of 50 new core clinical rotation spots at Caritas Health Care Planning's Mary Immaculate and St. John's Queens hospitals in New York City. Ross University has clinical rotations available at 22 hospitals in New York. With over 1,100 opportunities available at more than 70 institutions nationwide, Ross University offers more clinical rotation spots in the United States than any medical school in the world. In...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
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