Navigation Links
Trending Against the Norm: How One Top Scoring Ross University Medical Student is Choosing to Make a Difference in Internal Medicine
Date:12/1/2009

Craig Moskowitz, a fourth-year medical student at Ross University School of Medicine, is choosing to go into internal medicine to help fulfill an unmet need.

North Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) December 1, 2009 -- Having distinguished himself with high scores on the US medical licensing examinations, Craig Moskowitz--a fourth-year medical student at Ross University School of Medicine--knew he could go into any area of medicine that he chose.

His choice? Internal medicine.

"People ask me all the time, 'Why internal medicine? You can do anything you want.' I'm really looking forward to going into an area of medicine where there is a real unmet need in this country. They are having a very hard time filling internal medicine positions with qualified medical gradates," said Moskowitz, who received a 261 on the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 1, and a 254/99 on the USMLE Step 2--scores that place him in the top five percent of all test-takers nationally.

A survey by the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that only two percent of US graduating medical students plan to work in primary care. A University of Missouri study highlights a dramatic shortfall of these doctors --up to 44,000 by 2025. Federal studies project a national shortage of 55,000 physicians by 2020.

For more than 30 years, Ross University School of Medicine has educated qualified students who show the commitment and determination to embark upon the rigors of a medical education with the goal of becoming physicians serving their communities. Approximately two-thirds of Ross graduates choose to pursue careers within primary care.

Now in his final months of clinical clerkship training at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, Moskowitz will start his residency training in internal medicine at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, CT, in August--his top choice.

"I completed both my internal medicine and surgery clinical clerkships at St. Mary's, so I'm very familiar with the hospital. They actually extended the internal medicine residency offer to me during the final weeks of my internal medicine clerkship," Moskowitz said. "I definitely have to attribute my success to Ross University for providing me the opportunity to attend medical school.

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 places more graduates into US residencies annually than any other medical school in the world and 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 www.RossU.edu or call 732.509.4600/877.ROSS.EDU.

Contact: Rebekah Herbison 732-509-4600 x2695

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/12/prweb3275984.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
2. Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
3. Despite overeating, morbidly obese mice gain protection against diabetes
4. Alvarado Hospital Files Countersuit Against Blue Shield
5. Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Medicare HMOs in Hospital Reimbursement Fight
6. Claim Filed Against the Company and Nine Other Defendants in the Haifa Magistrates Court
7. First Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Against Philip Morris in Lights Class Action
8. $52.5 Million Settlement Against Sepracor Inc. Approved
9. The fight against colorectal cancer
10. Especially Yours and Paula Young Team up with Diahann Carroll and Jaclyn Smith in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
11. Breastfeeding does not protect against asthma, allergies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Trending Against the Norm: How One Top Scoring Ross University Medical Student is Choosing to Make a Difference in Internal Medicine
(Date:2/20/2017)... ... February 20, 2017 , ... Scrubbing in for his first ... Dr. Christopher Pezzi remembers the excitement of the surgeon training him. , “He was ... to do this? Don’t tell anyone, but I would do it for free,’” Dr. ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Today, Biscom , the leader in ... IoT device from Biscom designed to deliver confidential patient information securely and quickly, ... HIMSS17 and will be conducting demonstrations at Booth #374. , With ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... , ... February 20, 2017 , ... Johns Hopkins All ... education building. A topping out ceremony on Friday marked the halfway point of construction ... to open in Fall 2018, will serve as a center for innovation aimed at ...
(Date:2/19/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 19, 2017 , ... Braun Industries ... JEMS Conference & Exposition, the event will take place February 23-25, 2017 at the ... will be in Booth #909 with three new ambulances on display. ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Focused start-ups, not traditional health ... according to the recent NEJM Catalyst Insights Report on the New Marketplace. ... Insights Council, a qualified group of U.S. executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/20/2017)... 2017 Provides understanding and access to ... into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. ... Description The Global Renal Failure Partnering Terms and ... to partnering deals and agreements entered into by ... Trends in partnering deals - Top deals ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... 20, 2017 The report analyzes the worldwide markets for Drug-Eluting ... the US, Canada , Japan ... Latin America , and Rest of World. ... ... provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... Feb. 20, 2017 This report analyzes the worldwide ... report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, ... Europe , Asia-Pacific , and Rest ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p04707131-summary/view-report.html Annual estimates and forecasts are provided ... analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: