Trinity School of Medicine & Indian River State College Sign Agreement

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Indian River State College (IRSC) and Trinity School of Medicine today announced a new partnership to create a guaranteed pathway to an accredited medical school for IRSC students seeking to become physicians. Students graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology from IRSC, who have eligible MCAT scores and GPAs are guaranteed admission into the medical school.

“We are very excited about the opportunity to provide IRSC students a high-quality, affordable and accessible pathway into an accredited medical school.” says Sam Mahra, Regional Director of Admissions at Trinity School of Medicine. “Our institutions have comprehensive support systems which will further set students up for medical school and career success.”

“A recent report from the Association of Medical Colleges reports that the United States will face a shortage of physicians as early as 2033,” shares Dr. Anthony Dribben, Dean of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at IRSC. “At IRSC we prepare our Biology students with rigorous academics and experiential learning opportunities that together provide a solid foundation for their future career and educational endeavors. For those seeking to become physicians, we are delighted that this partnership with Trinity School of Medicine offers a clear and critical pathway to realize those goals.”

The benefits of this new partnership include:

  • Guaranteed admission to an accredited medical school for qualified IRSC graduates
  • Greater educational and scholarship opportunities for IRSC students
  • Enhanced medical school admission guidance from Trinity School of Medicine staff
  • Responsiveness to solving the physician shortage in the U.S.
  • Advancement of cultural awareness and appreciation for diversity

About Trinity School of Medicine: Trinity School of Medicine, is a highly recognized and accredited, international medical school located on the beautiful island of St. Vincent. Trinity holds itself to a special responsibility to train highly skilled physicians and to instill in them a passion and dedication to the health and welfare of the communities they will serve.
Learn more about Trinity at https://www.trinityschoolofmedicine.org/.

Indian River State College: As a leader in education and innovation, Indian River State College transforms lives by offering high-quality, affordable and accessible education to the residents of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties through traditional and online delivery. IRSC is recipient of the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. The College serves nearly 30,000 students annually and offers more than 100 programs leading to Bachelor’s degrees, Associate degrees, technical certificates and applied technology diplomas. Learn more at https://www.irsc.edu/.

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