Friday, 27 August 2021
In a statement released earlier this month, the Medical School Careers & Alumni Office reported that 99.8% of Medical School graduates between 2015 and 2021 or 599 out of 600 have been offered positions at over 200 medical centres around the world for residency training, internships, and research.
Medical School Dean Professor Andreas Charalambous commented ‘This is a testament to the hard work of our graduates and their recognition by the international medical community with allocations in numerous countries including the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, France, Ireland, Iceland, Greece, Malta, Israel, Lebanon, Australia, New Zealand and Cyprus.’
The report lists placements in several well-known medical centres like John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, St Mary’s Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and University College Hospital in London, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mount Sinai in New York, the University of Toronto and Dalhousie University in Canada, Sheba Medical Center and Hadassah University Hospital in Israel, St George Hospital in Sydney, Wellington Hospital in New Zealand, and the American University of Beirut Medical Center.
Careers & Alumni Manager Ms Sue Chrysostomou, added ‘The employability rate of our graduates continues to improve despite the ongoing challenges caused by the pandemic and Brexit. Our support system guides and coaches all students from their first year of medical education to graduation and beyond, and ensures that everyone has a clear idea of their career aspirations and how to best achieve them.’