4 - YEAR MD PROGRAM

 The MD program will be 152 weeks of instruction delivered over four calendar years.

Semester I- IV:

  • Basic science courses will be taught in St. Kitts Island in the Caribbean over four semesters (two academic years).

Semester V:

  • The fifth semester course will be taught in the United States or in St.Kitts to prepare students for clinical rotation as well as for didactic instruction for USMLE step 1, basic science knowledge.

USMLE step 1 exam​: Must be completed before starting clinical semesters.

Clinical Rotation:

  • Students will do 72 weeks of clinical rotations in affiliated hospitals and clinical sites in the United States.

USMLE step 2 exams​: We encourage students to finish step 2 CK & CS before Graduation.

SEMESTER 1

ANATOMY I/ EMBRYOLOGY 1

HISTOLOGY

PHYSIOLOGY 1

CELL BIOLOGY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

MEDICAL ETHICS

EVIDENCE BASED LEARNING

MEDICAL RESEARCH/ JOURNAL CLUB

SEMESTER 2

ANATOMY II/ EMBRYOLOGY II

PHYSIOLOGY II

BIOCHEMISTRY

NEUROSCIENCES

GENETICS

JOURNAL CLUB

SEMESTER 3

PATHOLOGY I

PHARMACOLOGY I

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

MICROBIOLOGY/ IMMUNOLOGY I

INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL MEDICINE

JOURNAL CLUB

SEMESTER 4

PATHOLOGY II

PHARMACOLOGY II

MICROBIOLOGY II

BIO-STATISTICS/ EPIDEMIOLOGY

INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL MEDICINE

JOURNAL CLUB

SEMESTER 5

ANATOMY REVIEW

BIOCHEMISTRY REVIEW

MICROBIOLOGY/IMMUNOLOGY REVIEW

PHYSIOLOGY REVIEW

PATHOLOGY REVIEW

PHARMACOLOGY REVIEW

PRE-CLINICALS
INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL'S
  1. Introduction to patient interview

  2. Systemic physical examinations

  3. Evidence based plan of care

USMLE Examination Step 1

SEMESTER 6-9

INTERNAL MEDICINE - 12 WEEKS

SURGERY - 12 WEEKS

FAMILY MEDICINE -6 WEEKS

PSYCHIATRY - 6 WEEKS

PEDIATRICS - 6 WEEKS

OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY -6 WEEKS

SEMESTER 10

ELECTIVE 1 - 4 WEEKS

ELECTIVE 2 - 4 WEEKS

ELECTIVE 3 - 4 WEEKS

ELECTIVE 4 - 4 WEEKS

ELECTIVE 5 - 4 WEEKS

ELECTIVE 6 - 4 WEEKS