CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE) – To address the country’s medical shortage, Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE) Medical Schools, American University of the Caribbean Medical School (AUC) and Ross University Medical School (RUSM) have a clinical agreement Partnerships with closed Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago.
“Mount Sinai Hospital is pleased to take this opportunity to offer clinical rotations to more RUSM students and serve as a clinical location for AUC students. We really appreciate our partnership with these two excellent schools and with Adtalem Global Education, ”said Dr. Mira Iliescu, chief physician of the Sinai Health System and chairman of the medical department of Mount Sinai Hospital.
With an anticipated shortage of 120,000 doctors in the US by 2030, primary care is likely to be hardest hit and 50,000 doctors will not meet planned needs. Together, schools are helping to address the grave labor shortage as nearly 60 percent of AUC and RUSM graduates practice in primary care, compared with 35 percent of US medical school graduates.
“As part of our commitment to providing the highest quality medical education, AUC is proud to bring its medical students back to such a prestigious teaching hospital as Mount Sinai in Chicago,” said Dr. Heidi Chumley, Executive Dean of AUC.
“Mount Sinai is a valued partner in our efforts to promote a diverse and collaborative learning environment for RUSM students, and we look forward to expanding our partnership,” said William F. Owen, Jr., MD, FACP, Dean and Chancellor by RUSM.
In addition to Mount Sinai, AUC and RUSM have clinical programs with teaching hospitals across the country to ensure students receive hands-on training in some of the best hospitals in the United States.
Via the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an institution of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The AUC’s mission is to educate tomorrow’s physicians whose service to their communities and patients is enhanced through international learning experiences, a diverse learning community, and an emphasis on social responsibility and engagement. Established in 1978, AUC has more than 6,500 graduates, many of whom work in primary care or in underserved areas. AUC is dedicated to developing physicians with a lifelong commitment to patient-centered care and is committed to collaboration, inclusion and community service. With a campus in Sint Maarten, affiliated teaching hospitals in the USA and Great Britain, and an internationally recognized faculty, the AUC has a diverse medical training program for today’s globally thinking doctor. For more information, visit aucmed.edu, follow AUC on Twitter (@aucmed), Instagram (@aucmed_edu) and Facebook (@aucmed).
About the Ross University School of Medicine
Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is part of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. RUSM was founded in 1978 and is based in Barbados. The company has more than 14,000 alumni and is committed to training a diverse group of qualified doctors. RUSM is accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Agency for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP). For more information, please visit medical.rossu.edu and follow RUSM on Twitter (@RossMedSchool), Instagram (@rossmedschool) and Facebook (@RossMedSchool).
About Adtalem Global Education
The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil (IBMEC, Damásio and Wyden institutions) of the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine , Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, Ross University School of Medicine, and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com and follow us on Twitter (@adtalemglobal) and LinkedIn.
About the Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital, a member of the Sinai Health System, is a 319 licensed acute hospital offering a wide range of high quality medical, surgical, behavioral, therapeutic and diagnostic services. Mount Sinai is one of five Level 1 adult trauma centers in the city of Chicago, serving over 42,000 emergency room patients each year. Providing comprehensive mother-baby services and maternal fetal medicine, Mount Sinai is a Level IIII neonatal intensive care unit. Mount Sinai is an accredited chest pain center and primary stroke center. Mount Sinai is a teaching hospital for the Chicago area and trains more than 700 aspiring health care professionals annually through undergraduate, graduate, residency, and fellowship programs. The Sinai health system can be followed on our website at www.sinai.org. on Twitter @SinaiChicago; on Instagram @SinaiChicago; and on LinkedIn @Sinai Health System.