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California University of Science and Medicine
Other name
CUSM; CalMed
TypePrivate medical school
Established2015
AffiliationArrowhead Regional Medical Center
DeanPaul Lyons, MD.[1]
Location
Colton
,
California
,
United States
Websitehttp://www.cusm.org
California University of Science and Medicine logo.jpg

The California University of Science and Medicine (CUSM) School of Medicine is a newly accredited medical school located in Colton, California/San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, United States. CUSM received preliminary LCME accreditation in February 2018, and enrolled students for classes conferring an M.D. degree beginning July 2018.[2] The new CUSM campus, completed in 2020, has two lecture halls, nine college rooms, 15 clinical skills rooms and three labs.[3] More than 2,400 students applied to CUSM's inaugural class, with 64 students enrolling in the class of 2022.[4] In 2019, more than 5,300 students applied to CUSM, with 98 students enrolling in the class of 2023.[5] In 2020, more than 5,300 students applied to CUSM, with 130 students enrolling in the class of 2024.[5] The average GPA of accepted students is 3.6, with an average MCAT score of 513.[5]

The California University of Science and Medicine currently is affiliated with Arrowhead Regional Medical Center as the primary teaching hospital.[6] The majority of the students in the class of 2022 (80%), class of 2023 (80%), and class of 2024 (98%) comes from California.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Message from the Dean". California University of Science and Medicine. Retrieved 24 Feb 2018.
  2. ^ "Accredited MD Programs in the United States". Liaison Committee on Medical Education. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  3. ^ "California University of Science and Medicine". SmithGroup.
  4. ^ Whitehead, Brian (26 June 2018). "New Inland Empire medical school to welcome inaugural class in July". San Bernardino Sun. Retrieved 28 August 2020.
  5. ^ a b c "Class Profile | CUSM". www.cusm.org.
  6. ^ Steinberg, Jim (8 March 2017). "San Bernardino County awards new Colton medical school a $10 million contract". San Bernardino Sun. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  7. ^ "State's newest medical school, founded by Dr. Prem Reddy, sees 98 students take Hippocratic Oath at White Coat Ceremony". Victorville Daily Press. 25 July 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2020.