RECOGNITIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
top Medical Universities in the Caribbean.

RECOGNITIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

The Washington University of Barbados received charter to establish and operate a School of Medical Sciences from the Government of Barbados. Washington University of Barbados is one of the top Caribbean Medical Universities which is recognized, accredited and listed in: WHO(World Health Organization); the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation in Barbados; the Medical Council of India (MCI); Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER); the Global Alliance For Medical Education (GAME); the International Medical Education Directory (IMED); the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME); the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE); the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME); the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE); the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE); the Association of Standardized Patient Educators(ASPE), and the Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN); the World Medical Association (WMA).

Ministry of Education, Government of Barbados

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) is primarily responsible for the formulation of educational policies, and the administration and regulation of education programmes in the island of Barbados. In 2013, the MESTI assumed the responsibility for development of national policies and programmes in the areas of science, technology, and innovation. There are currently 136 institutions which cater to the approximately 60,000 students in the Barbadian educational system.

Ministry of Education, Government of Barbados


Medical Council of India (MCI)

The Medical Council of India was established in 1934 under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933. The main function of the Council is to establish uniform standards of higher qualifications in medicine and to recognize medical qualifications in India and abroad. The Council facilitates reciprocity with foreign countries as it relates to the mutual recognition of medical qualifications.

Medical Council of India (MCI)


World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization (WHO) aims to “build a better and healthier future for people all over the world”. In its early years, WHO recognized the need for a reliable list of all of the world’s medical schools in order to document where the world’s doctors were educated. The first edition of the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools was published in 1953. The World Health Organization’s World Directory of Medical Schools has now been transferred to the new World Directory of Medical Schools, which is an amalgamation of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) and the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).

World Health Organization (WHO)


Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Eduction and Research (FAIMER)

FAIMER is a non-profit foundation committed to improving world health through education. The Educational Commission established FAIMER in 2000 for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®). FAIMER collaborates with ECFMG to promote excellence in health professions worldwide through educational medical programmes and research.

Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Eduction and Research (FAIMER)


Global Alliance For Medical Education (GAME)

The Global Alliance for Medical Education, Inc. (GAME) is a non-profit organization in the State of Connecticut. The Corporation exists to promote lifelong learning through the provision of resources for healthcare professionals. GAME also aims to improve patient care internationally.

Global Alliance For Medical Education (GAME)


International Medical Education Directory (IMED)

The International Medical Education Directory (IMED) was a public database of worldwide medical schools. The information available in IMED has now been transferred to the World Directory of Medical Schools.

International Medical Education Directory (IMED)


Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME)

“CAME is an organization of medical educators for the promotion, advancement and recognition of excellence in medical education.” CAME aims to promote scholarship and excellence in all aspects of medical education. By utilizing networking and scientific activities, CAME facilitates research in medical education and supports the development of education and faulty.

Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME)


Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) is a worldwide organization with members in 90 countries on five continents. Members of AMEE include educators, researchers, administrators, curriculum developers, deans, assessors, students and trainees in medicine and the healthcare professions. AMEE aims to promote international excellence in medical education amongst medical professionals in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education.

Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)


World Federation for Medical Education (WFME)

The World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, which aims to enhance the quality of medical education worldwide by working with doctors, educators and universities worldwide.

World Federation for Medical Education (WFME)


International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)

IAMSE is a nonprofit professional development society, which is organized and directed by health professions educators, whose goals include promoting excellence and innovation in teaching, student assessment, program evaluation, instructional technology, human simulation, and learner-centered education. IAMSE believes that science must continue to be the basis for the practice of modern healthcare.

International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)


Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE)

The Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) was formed in 1972 as the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medical Education (ANZAME), by a small band of medical educators striving to develop medical education as a scientific discipline. These early members were mostly from medical schools and shared the view that teaching should be student-centred.

Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE)


Association of Standardized Patient Educators(ASPE)

Howard Barrows, a neurologist, discovered in 1963, that a layperson could be trained to simulate illnesses. These laypersons would then give feedback to medical students about their history and communication skills and interact with them in assessment contexts. In 2001, the Association of Standardized Patient Educators was formed in order to support this new methodology and to foster the growth of the medical profession.

Association of Standardized Patient Educators(ASPE)


Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)

The MDCN is a leading medical regulatory authority in Africa. It determines the standards of knowledge and skill of persons invested in this sector and maintains a register of persons who have achieved the entitlement to practice in the areas of medicine and dentistry.

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)


World Medical Association (WMA)

Closely affiliated with the World Health Organization, WMA aims to promote the health and well-being of physicians and patients worldwide. Formally established in 1947, it is an international and independent confederation of approximately 114 professional medical associations, and more than 10 million physicians.

World Medical Association (WMA)


Why
Washington
University
of Barbados?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
WUB curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

Barbados

Barbados
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Barbados's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Barbados or use the opportunity to learn Barbados.

Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
WUB can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2018.

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