Adtalem Global Education Medical Schools Partners with University of Southern California to Expand Physician Pipeline

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading educator and provider of professional talent to the healthcare industry, has partnered with its two medical schools, American University in the Caribbean (AUC) School of Medicine and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM)and University of Southern California (SCU) Health Services to expand access to education for future physicians who wish to obtain a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree. Through this partnership, SCU students who graduate from the Master of Science in Medical Science (MSMS) program and are accepted into AUC or RUSM can receive up to $10,000 in scholarships or additional funding. The three-year deal started in July 2022.

“Adtalem and its leading medical institutions, AUC and RUSM, are committed to expanding access to education and helping students pursue medical education,” said John Danaher, MD, president of Adtalem Medical and Veterinary. . “This partnership will provide much-needed funding to a diverse group of students who have the talent, but may not have the access or opportunity to further their education and career paths in the health sciences.

SCU’s post-baccalaureate MSMS degree can be earned in just one year and aims to strengthen students’ academic skills and credentials for entry into medical, dental, physician assistant, veterinary, or other professional programs. health care.

“This new agreement is great news for SCU MSMS students who dream of becoming doctors,” said Raheleh Khorsan, Ph.D., Program Director, MSMS Program at SCU. “SCU is proud to have educated medical science students since the start of our MSMS program in 2020. This agreement creates the opportunity to increase the number of medical science students and future medical students at the AUC and RUSM. It is through institutional arrangements like this that our common goal can be achieved: to increase the number of health science and medical students to fill the need for additional health professionals for the communities. »

The AUC and RUSM are part of the Adtalem family of institutions dedicated to healthcare workforce solutions and actively partner with mission-driven organizations to reduce barriers to education and foster career development. Both AUC and RUSM are committed to superior student outcomes and have achieved strong residency placements with a combined 95% rate of first-time eligible residency attainment for 2021- graduates. 2022 and expected graduates (as of April 5, 2022).

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About Adtalem Global

Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE) is a leading healthcare educator and professional talent provider for the healthcare industry. With a focus on delivering strong outcomes that increase workforce readiness, Adtalem empowers a diverse population of learners to achieve their goals and make inspiring contributions to their communities. Adtalem is the parent organization of American University of the Caribbean School of MedicineChamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Walden University. Adtalem and its institutions have over 10,000 employees and a network of over 275,000 alumni. Adtalem was named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies of 2021 by Newsweek and one of America’s Best Diversity Employers of 2021 and 2022 by Forbes. Follow Adtalem on Twitter @adtalemglobal, LinkedIn or visit for more information.

About American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

The American University of the Caribbean (AUC) School of Medicine is an institution of Adtalem Global Education, a global education provider headquartered in the United States. Founded in 1978, the AUC School of Medicine has more than 7,000 alumni, many of whom work in primary care or in underserved areas. With a campus in Sint Maarten, affiliated teaching hospitals in the US and UK, and internationally renowned faculty, the AUC School of Medicine offers a diverse medical education program for today’s physician. globally minded. For more information, visit aucmed.edufollow the AUC School of Medicine on Twitter (@aucmed)Instagram (@aucmed_edu) and Facebook (@aucmed).

About Ross University School of Medicine

Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is an institution of Adtalem Global Education, a global education provider headquartered in the United States. Founded in 1978 and located in Barbados, RUSM has over 14,000 alumni and is committed to training a diverse group of qualified physicians. RUSM is accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP). For more information, please visit and follow RUSM on Twitter (@RossMedSchool), Instagram (@rossmedschool) and Facebook (@RossMedSchool).

About Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU)

More than a century after the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC), California’s first school of chiropractic was established in 1911, it has become University of Southern California Health Sciences (SCU), an expanded, multi-program university that is transforming and redefining health and health care education. SCU is committed to providing a college community of kindness, integrity, humor, and determination; and a culture of diversity and inclusion. SCU specializes in integrative whole person health care education that goes beyond diagnosis – and treats the whole person. Since 1911, SCU has trained more than 18,000 future healthcare providers. For more information, visit