ESTD : 2016 | TYPE : Government | AFFILIATION : WHO | RECOGNITION : MCI
American University of Barbados, School of Medicine aims to prepare its students to be global leaders in all aspects of health care. The noble profession of medicine has considerable demands and immeasurable rewards. Our goal is not simply to create 'doctors' but 'medical scholars' imbued with a lifelong desire for knowledge and service.
Studying medicine at American University of Barbados is a great opportunity which brings you close to the frontier of current scientific knowledge and sets you upon a path towards the noble profession of medicine within a unique model of medical education which we believe is second to none. In addition to rendering quality education, we endeavor to see our students grow academically, professionally and socially. These characteristics we believe will soon see American University of Barbados evolve as one of the most sought-after names in the field of medicine.
Our faculty and staff represents some of the finest to be found in any medical school and we pride ourselves on their commitment to teaching as well as their pre-eminence within their fields. Our US based medical curriculum is designed specifically to meet the licensing requirements in United States and other nations around the globe. The balanced student-faculty ratio allows for highly personalized discussions and interactions between students and professors. During the Clinical Science Program our students get the opportunity to participate in supervised patient care rotating through varies medical specialitis.
Globalization in healthcare is a reality. Magnetic resonance images taken in California are analyzed in Mumbai. A Specialist in Connecticut can 'tele-mentor' a student in Brazil. Our students come from diverse backgrounds with rich experiences that make up a truly cosmopolitan community of scholars at American University of Barbados. It gives the students an opportunity to have a global clinical experience and prepares them for residency and beyond. The global outreach of our faculty and administration ensures that our students have significant options for study and are welcomed to a group of opportunities without boundary. The American University of Barbados continually reviews opportunities to broaden the clinical exposure of our students in the United States and other countries. The School of Medicine serves as the launch pad to medical professionals and guides them in providing better health care thereby alleviating suffering from the communities around the world.
|Sl||Course||Seats||1st year Fee||2nd To Last year Fee||Total Fee||Cash Back||Lodging Fee||Fooding Fee||Course Duration|
|1||MBBS||10||16,500 USD $ -1,072,500 INR Rs.||92,640 USD$ - 60,21,600 INR Rs.||92,640 USD$ - 60,21,600 INR Rs.||10000 INR||$ USD150=INR-9,750 PER MONTH||$ USD150=INR-9,750 PER MONTH||5 YEARS|
The American University of Barbados Office of Admission, assists students in every aspect of their college search process. This being one of the many reasons why AUB has a 90% first-year retention rate, highest in the nation for a regional institution (public or private). The Office of Admissions at AUB-with the support of the campus community and in accordance with the mission, vision, goals and ethical framework of the institution-seeks to attract and enroll a full class of students who will uphold and advance the exceptional quality of the University. These students should demonstrate academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, a desire to be challenged by rigorous coursework and collaborative research, and the potential for further academic success within the University's educational model. The Office of Admissions seeks those students whose experience at AUB will be mutually beneficial to both themselves and the institution.
The Office of Admissions acknowledges that AUB is working diligently to ensure that every student leaves the AUB campus with a positive impression of the institution and its staff.
The Office of Admissions demonstrates consistency and fairness in the application review process so that every application is given equitable treatment, while at the same time recognizing the unique educational/extra-curricular activities of all students. Students are responsible for completing and submitting the duly signed application and the Common Application contract, fully disclosing all of the information required for the assessment affirming the accuracy of the information mentioned. The Office of Admissions embraces differences and diversity of all types, including racial, ethnic, religious, geographic, socio-economic, gender and sexual orientation. Likewise, the office of admissions seeks students who will appreciate and contribute to the vast diverseness of the AUB campus through their talent, academic strengths, backgrounds, creeds and personal experiences.
The Office of Admissions offers the highest level of service and professionalism to students, their families and other educational professionals, ensuring that all questions and concerns are addressed promptly and thoroughly. All types of interactions with the Office of Admissions should generate a stronger connection to the AUB campus and instill confidence in a student's decision to apply to and/or attend the University. The Office of Admissions respects the personalized nature of each student's college search and appreciates the unique challenges and stresses they face at varying stages of the process.
The general admission criteria for Pre Medical program is US High School Diploma or equivalent.
USA/Canada : High School Diploma
Caribbean : Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)
UK : Advanced Level ("A" Level)
Asian Sub Continent : Higher Secondary School or Intermediate or 10+2 equivalent
Africa : Senior Secondary Certificate
The Clinical Sciences Program comprises of an intensive 72 weeks of physician-supervised Clinical Rotations comprising of 48 weeks of Core Rotations and 24 weeks of Elective Rotations at our teaching affiliate hospitals and specialized clinical facilities in USA and Caribbean. During the Rotations/Clerkship, the students participate in supervised patient care rotating through various medical specialties and sub-specialties. The students receive personal guidance from the clinical faculty to develop essential skills and knowledge.
Skills for the admission and management of acutely ill patients admitted to the hospital as well as coordinating care in the hospital and discharge planning. Students will be provided with opportunities to develop a problemoriented method of patient evaluation and develop a differential diagnosis based on the history, physical examination, laboratory results, and clinical judgement.
The surgical clerkship is an integrated, clinical experience designed to introduce the student to the basic concepts of surgical practice. This clerkship encompasses both inpatient and outpatient clinical experience. The emphasis during the rotation is on the broad aspects of surgery and not on surgical technique. This clerkship makes the student familiar with the pathophysiology of disease, the use of surgical intervention and the management of pre- and post-operative problems. Finally the surgical clerkship serves to introduce the student to the fundamental aspects of surgical practice as a profession.
Pediatric ambulatory and in-patent services provide the clinical student with the opportunity to observe the more serious medical and surgical disorders of a patient beyond the newborn period. Admission histories and physical examinations teach the student how to approach the patient and family. Fundamentals of pediatric management are learned from the resident staff. Attendance at lectures, seminars, and conferences expands the student’s view of the sick child. The initial management of the newborn is learned in the delivery room. In the nurseries, the student practices the examination of the newborn and learns about the initiation of feeding, neonatal physiological changes and minor difficulties. During the outpatient services, the student learn the milestones of growth and development, infant feeding, child nutrition, preventative pediatrics including immunisation and the common minor ailments of childhood. In the pediatric specialty clinics, the student observes the management and progression of a wide variety of serious and chronic illnesses. Emergency department and urgent care experience permits the student to be the first to evaluate infants and children with acute illness, asthmatic attacks, otitis, and similar problems.
The obstetric and gynecology core clerkship is designed to provide clinical experience in both obstetrics and gynecology. This didactic and clinical experience will be in an academic atmosphere which includes residents, house officers and faculty.
The Family Medicine rotation provides exposure and experience regarding the normal and abnormal conditions encountered by Family Physicians. Attention is devoted to the recognition and management of common problems typically seen by primary care physicians as well as conditions which may be less common. Students evaluate patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting. They may perform the breadth of evaluation and management, write notes in the medical record, assist with common minor office procedures. The student will learn the diagnosis and management of a defined set of common problems cared for by family physicians.
The clerkship in Psychiatry familiarizes the student with the psychological aspects of human behaviour in health and disease and the diagnosis and management of psychiatric problems. The student observes interviews and conducts psychiatric examinations under supervision. During the clinical rotations, students spend allotted time on an inpatient psychiatric service where they apply the training received under supervision of house staff and clinical faculty. In most instances students also receive experience with outpatient psychiatry, child psychiatry, substance rehabilitation programs.
This may be in any of the various sub-specialties depending on the student’s future goal and can be availed at the affiliated hospital in USA and other countries. Each respective elective rotation ranges from 4-8 weeks.
This elective allows the student to participate in a structured research project at the American University of Barbados. The students may participate in ongoing research projects with 1:1 faculty supervision or may propose their own project. The students are required to prepare a written report as well as oral presentation.