Ross University School of Medicine Expands Clinical Rotations at Miami Children's Hospital

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Ross University School of Medicine will add several new pediatric clinical rotations to its growing network of core clinical rotation positions in Florida.

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The pediatrics program at Miami Children's Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and enjoys an excellent reputation for graduate medical education and pediatric healthcare

Ross University School of Medicine is pleased to announce it will add several new pediatric clinical rotations to its growing network of core clinical rotation positions in Florida. The new core spots will be located at Miami Children's Hospital (MCH).

These rotations, which will be scheduled eight times per year, offer experience in all facets of pediatric care from the most complex intensive care to the office practice of general pediatrics. The medical staff at MCH includes more than 110 specialists representing more than 40 pediatric specialties and sub-specialties in a hospital complex that houses 289 beds and provides numerous community-outreach programs. MCH sees over 12,500 inpatients and 160,000 patients in the outpatient setting annually.

"The pediatrics program at Miami Children's Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and enjoys an excellent reputation for graduate medical education and pediatric healthcare," said Dr. Enrique S. Fernandez, senior associate dean for clinical sciences at Ross University. "We look forward to further expanding opportunities in the vital area of pediatrics for our students."

With over 5,000 opportunities available at nearly 70 teaching hospitals nationwide, Ross University offers more clinical rotation spots in the United States than any other medical school in the world. In 2008, Ross had more than 2,700 students complete over 75,000 clinical weeks.

Ross University's other clinical training sites in Florida include Greater Miami Health Education & Training Centers (HETC), South Miami; Cleveland Clinic, Weston; Miami Beach Community Health Center, Miami; and Larkin Community Hospital, South Miami.

About Ross University School of Medicine
Ross University was founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical and veterinary education, offering doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree programs. Located in Dominica, West Indies, the School of Medicine has clinical education centers in Miami, FL, Saginaw, MI, and Freeport, Grand Bahama. The School of Veterinary Medicine is located in St. Kitts.

Ross University's administrative offices are located in North Brunswick, NJ. For more information about Ross University, visit http://www.RossU.edu or call 732.509.4600.

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Peter Goetz 732-509-4600 x2669        
Jamie Drucker 732-509-4600 x2602

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