About the University
All Saints University St. Vincent and the Grenadines is one of the Medical Universities that was founded by a group of dedicated Medical and Business professionals, all of whom had over 20 years of experience in Medical Education. The University opened its doors to 28 new students in April 2006 to provide students a better approach to educating the next generation of physicians at affordable fees. With its current population of over 700 Medical students and over 100 graduates at various stages of their postgraduate or residency training, the university has been able to establish itself as a Medical school to reckon with. Today the university boasts of 2 campuses in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica, With hundreds of students on the campuses and several hundreds more in clinical clerkships throughout the United States, Canada and around the world, All Saints University is the medical school to go and will surely provide you with the tools and company you need to succeed in your Medical Career.
All Saints University is committed to providing high quality education leading to an MD degree whilst keeping tuition and fees affordable. All Saints strives to ensure that it produces broadly and thoroughly educated graduates who realize that the medical profession denotes a sense of social responsibility. We seek students with demonstrated strong drive and desire to succeed, while still being able to focus on the compassionate and the humanitarian aspects of the medical profession. Students must regard medicine as a noble profession, not simply a trade to be learned. We encourage our students to actively engage themselves in the community and to respond to the needs of those they serve.
All Saints University School of Medicine, Dominica (ASUSM, Dominica) is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) and recognized by ECFMG / FAIMER. Graduates are eligible to sit for United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLEs).
ECFMG Certification is required of all international medical graduates to be able to start medical residency training in the United States. The recognition of All Saints University by the ECFMG allows graduates of the University to be eligible for ECFMG Certification and participation in U.S. medical residency training programs. For further information regarding practice licence in the United States, the individual state licensing board may be contacted.
All Saints University School of Medicine, Dominica is recognized by the Medical Council of Canada (MCC). Consequently, graduates of the University are eligible to sit for Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) and Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Qualifying Examinations (MCCQE, Parts I and II ). These constitute a prerequisite for eligibility to apply for residency training and practice licence in Canada.
THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
All Saints University School of Medicine, Dominica, is recognized by the World Health Organization. The University is listed in the AVICENNA/ WHO directory of medical schools. This recognition affords graduates of All Saints University, Dominica to be eligible to apply for practice licence in UN -member states.
ABOUT THE 4 YEAR MD PROGRAM
The 4 Year MD program is for students who have completed a Bachelor's Degree or have completed the premedical
requirements which normally consist of:
- Biology - 90 semester hours
- Chemistry - 90 semester hours
- Physics - 90 semester hours
- Courses in Mathematics, Calculus, English and Liberal Arts
The 4-year MD degree program can be completed in 3 years and 4 months.
ABOUT THE 5 YEAR MD PROGRAM
The five year MD program is designed for high school or secondary school graduates.This program comprises the premedical
component of 4 semesters duration, the Basic Medical Science phase of five semesters duration and the Clinical Clerkship
Phase of 6 semesters (72 weeks) duration. The premedical components of the 5-year program are as spelt out above in
addition to introductory courses in Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry.
The 5-year MD degree program can be completed in 4 years and 8 months.
Bsc. Medical Science Program
All Saints University of Medicine conducts Bachelor of Medical Science Degree programs with three specialty categories. Students are given the option to choose one of the following specialties.
1. Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
2. Pharmaceutical Technology
3. Laboratory Medicine
ELIGIBLITY FOR BSC. MEDICAL SCIENCE PROGRAM
- Completion of High School (Grade 12)
- Enrollment in the 5 Year MD Degree program
- Successful completion of the Pre-Medical program of ASUM
- Successful completion of the Basic Medical Science Program
- Satisfactory completion of Introduction to Laboratory Medicine and Research
Students from recognized medical schools may be admitted as transfer students upon evaluation of their credentials. The admissions committee of All Saints University of Medicine will review all candidates' applications before admission.
All Saints University College of Medicine grants admissions to qualified students regardless of color, age, race, nationality, religion, gender, sexuality, disability or marital status.
College of Technology and College of Arts and Sciences
Plans are in top gear to commence Bachelor degree programs in Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Bioinformatics,
Chemistry, Microbiology, Laboratory Medicine) and in Technology (Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering etc) in the next few semesters.
Admission and Eligibility
Although applicant’s scholastic or academic record is accorded the greatest consideration, many other factors are also taken into consideration during the admission process. Interviews conducted during the admission process help the admission committee in determining a student’s demeanor, educational level, and degree of commitment. Applicants are encouraged to present a strong case for themselves through outlining their volunteer work, community contribution and scholastic achievements through their personal essay and by providing strong letter of recommendation. There is no entrance examination requirement at present. Although not required at present, submittal of MCAT scores is strongly recommended when applying for admission.
Pre-Medical Science Program (4 Semesters)
The Premedical Science Program is of four semester duration and includes:
- One academic year of College or University – level General Biology or Zoology
- One academic year of College or University – level General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
- One academic year of College or University – level Physics (Mechanics, Heat, Electromagnetism and / or Modern Physics)
- One academic year of English
- A broad background in humanities/social sciences
The Premedical Science Program is recommended for applicants into the 5-year MD degree program. Such applicants must possess High School or Secondary School certificates or diploma. University or College graduates who do not possess the requisite science background and qualifications for admission into the 4-year MD degree program are also recommended to apply for admission into the Premedical Science program of the University. Such applicants may be granted credits for other premedical courses they already successfully completed at their previous school.
APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION INTO THE 4 –YEAR MD DEGREE PROGRAM (APPLICANTS FROM THE USA AND CANADA)
To be eligible for admission, applicants from the US or Canada MUST present evidence of successful completion of at least three years of course work from an accredited college or university. This must include a minimum of 90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours in life sciences or related areas. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed a Baccalaureate or higher degree.
APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION INTO THE 5 – YEAR MD DEGREE PROGRAM (APPLICANTS FROM USA & CANADA)
Applicants from Canada or the US must present evidence of satisfactory completion of high school or secondary school with above average grades.
APPLICANTS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES
International Students will be evaluated on an individual basis and must meet educational requirements for admission to medical schools in their country of origin. A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Examination score may be required.
All Saints may accept students intending to transfer from accredited medical schools. Transcripts of Academic Records of such applicants will be evaluated to determine eligibility for admission. Evaluation of the overall eligibility of prospective transfer students will be treated on a case by case basis.
STUDENTS TRANSFERRING INTO ALL SAINTS UNIVERSITY MD DEGREE PROGRAM
Original copies of transcripts of academic records from previous medical school(s), colleges or Universities must be submitted. These copies will be required later by the ECFMG before a student can appear for the USMLE and when applying for residency match.
Advanced standing will be given only to students transferring from accredited medical schools and/or schools listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). The University does not award credits for Basic Medical Science courses completed online or by distance education or from non-accredited medical schools or schools not listed in the IMED. In exceptional cases, a student or applicant who has successfully completed Basic Medical Sciences and passed the USMLE may be allowed to transfer into the clinical phase of the MD degree program.
If a student of the University intends to withdraw from the medical school, he/she must submit In writing notice of such an intention at least one semester (4 months) prior to the date of withdrawal from the University, stating reasons. Failure to comply with this automatically means that the student will always be considered enrolled in the program for the following semester and must meet all his/her financial and other obligations to the University. Notice of withdrawal from the University program received less than one semester (4 months) to the time of withdrawal will no be entertained and such student(s) will be deemed to be indebted to the University for the following semester.
To be eligible for an award of MD degree students must complete ALL the graduation requirements of All Saints University, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. These include:
- Successful completion of 5 semesters of Basic Medical Sciences
- Successful completion of 72 weeks of approved clinical clerkships/ rotation at affiliated or approved teaching hospitals.
- Successful completion of United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE). In lieu of USMLE a student may complete MCCEE conducted by the Medical Council of Canada.
- In exceptional circumstances, a student may be permitted to skip the above-mentioned examinations (USMLE or MCCEE) provided that he/she completes comparable examinations by a national examination body of the country where student intends to practice. This will be treated on a case by case basis.
- A student must be in a good standing. He/she must receive clearance from different departments of the University, including accounts department, the registry, laboratories and the library. He/she must be of good conduct and character.
Any student who is absent for two terms without providing written request and without obtaining prior approval from the university administration may be subject to academic sanction, probation or dismissal from the university. This will appear in the academic record of the student concerned.
All Saints University will grant admission into its programs to qualified applicants or students regardless of color, age, race, nationality, religion, gender, sexuality, disability or marital status.
COMMUNICATION OF DECISION
It may take 2-6 weeks for a decision to be made on application for admission once all requirements and supporting documents have been received by the Office of the Registrar of the University. Applicants may contact the Registrar’s office for the status of their application during this period.
|1st Year||2nd Year||3rd Year|
|Semester 1: PM1 $4,150
Semester 2: PM2 $2,600
Semester 3: PM3 $2,600
|Semester 4: PM1 $3,050
Semester 5: MD1 $3,250
Semester 6: MD2 $3,250
|Semester 7: Md3 $3,700
Semester 8: MD4 $3,250
Semester 9: MD5 $3,250
|Total: $9,350||Total: $9,450||Total $10,200|
|4th Year||5th Year|
|Semester 10: CS1 $7,650
Semester 11: CS2 $7,200
Semester 12: CS3 $7,200
|Semester 13: CS4 $7,650
Semester 14: CS5 $7,200
Semester 15: CS6 $7,200
|Total: $22,050||Total: $22,050|
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