Faculty Profile

Rhiannon Blanchette, MD

Dr. Blanchette received her Bachelors and Masters in Medicine from Maastricht University. Currently she works at Horacio Oduber Hospital in Aruba in the Acute care department. Dr. Blanchette has knowledge in 5 different languages: Dutch, English, German, French, and Spanish.

Approval by New York State Education Department

Seal of the New York State Education DepartmentOn July 17th, 2020, the New York Board of Regents voted to approve Xavier University School of Medicine Aruba to place students in long-term clinical clerkship in New York State for 7 years. This is the longest term of approval that can be given to an International Medical School.

New York State Education Department approval allows:

• Xavier graduates to enter residency training in New York

• Xavier students to complete all 72 weeks of clinical training in New York teaching hospitals