St. George’s University is pleased to announce four new hospital affiliations, adding to the nearly 60 University affiliated hospitals and clinical centers, and reinforcing the University’s place as leader in the Caribbean.
The new clinical affiliations are:
- Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY
- Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
- Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, CA
- Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
The Richmond University Medical Center affiliation started with spring 2010 residency placements, offering rotations in Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, OB/GYN and Psychiatry. Affiliation agreements with Hackensack University Medical Center and Kings County Hospital Center will start for the class commencing clerkships this August and September, also offering core rotations in Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, OB/GYN and Psychiatry. The Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, offering core rotations in Surgery and Family Medicine, starts clerkships this August as well.
“I am pleased to announce these new clinical affiliations,” said Dr. Stephen Weitzman, MD, Dean, St. George’s School of Medicine. “These affiliations add to St. George’s already impressive array of clinical rotations and continue to offer our students hands-on opportunities to learn medicine in some of the best and best-known hospitals in the world.”
These new affiliations add approximately 100 new positions for third year medical students. Additionally, senior students have the opportunity to benefit from the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center affiliation where they can participate in four-week family medicine rotations in one of the busiest emergency departments in that state of California.
About St. George’s University
St. George’s University is a center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the island of Grenada, in the West Indies. St. George’s is affiliated with educational institutions worldwide, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Ireland. The University’s nearly 10,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University programs are accredited and approved by many governing authorities and repeatedly recognized as the best in the region. With a 98 percent residency placement rate, St. George’s University graduates are matched in the positions of their choice, including highly competitive residencies in surgery, radiology, orthopedics and emergency medicine.