Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) was founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical education offering a doctor of medicine degree program. Located in Dominica, West Indies, the School of Medicine places more graduates into US residencies than any other medical school in the world. Students spend 16 months at RUSM’s technologically advanced campus in Dominica and then begin clinical rotations at more than 70 teaching hospitals in the US. Recruited from medical institutions around the world, virtually all RUSM faculty hold MD, PhD or equivalent degrees. RUSM has graduated over 8,500 successful physicians who are practicing in all 50 US states, Canada and Puerto Rico. RUSM operates on a three-semester schedule, allowing students to start in September, January or May, and has administrative offices in North Brunswick, NJ. Eligible students can receive US federal loans.