2018 Medicine Admissions
Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
top Medical Universities in the Caribbean.
Affliated with Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, Houston Methodist Hospital is an academic research Centre. Houston Methodist's primary academic affliates are top-ranked Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. They also have affliations with Texas A&M Health Science Center and the University of Houston.
The cancer-specific programs and centres have a three-pronged goal: to reduce cancer development, foster the discovery of new treatments for highly resistant cancers and provide personalized and compassionate care for every one of our patients.
GASTRONOMY AND GI SURGERY
The experts of Houston Methodist Hospitals collaborates in gastroenterology, surgery, oncology and radiology to ensure patients receive extensive, innovative and compassionate care.
HEART & VASCULAR
Houston Methodist carries the history of excellence in heart care. Heart patients seek them out for their advanced technology and testing, their individualized treatment plans and our complete range of cardiovascular surgeries.
NEUROLOGY & NEUROSURGERY
Houston Methodist has its 22 specialized centres and programs. Houston Methodist Neurological Institute provides diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of adult neurological diseases and conditions.
ORTHOPAEDICS & SPORTS MEDICINE
Houston Methodist Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is one of Houston Methodist’s six centres of excellence – emphasizing medical care, research and academics. Our ongoing commitment to orthopaedic research, through close partnerships with numerous research institutions, is the foundation of our continuing leadership in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedic conditions.
They are one of the most comprehensive transplant centres in the United States. Their kidney-pancreas program is one of the fastest growing in the nation, and they carry one of the few programs that offer islet and multi-organ transplants. The transplant centre also offers direct access to state-of-the-art resources at Houston Methodist Hospital, named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals and for the fifth year in a row as the First- Ranked hospital in Texas.
Their cancer research program addresses challenges in the treatment of many cancers types, including aggressive and intractable types of brain, breast, and lung cancer.
CLINICAL TRANSLATION AND TRIALS
They monitor more than 700 clinical trials, with new ones being opened every month. Their goal is to make a clinical trial available to every patient who needs one.
HEART AND VASCULAR
With more than 100 ongoing clinical trials, they are in the forefront of advancing vascular and cardiovascular medicine and surgery, continuing the legacy of Houston Methodist innovation in heart and vascular care.
IMAGING AND RADIOLOGY
They Partner researchers with clinicians to develop new translational imaging materials and technologies that produce the innovative visualization techniques responsible for improving patient diagnosis, therapy and outcomes.
Apart from these, they have the research areas such as Immunobiology and Inflammation, Infectious Disease and Pathology, Molecular Medicine & Clinical Care, Nanomedicine, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Outcomes, Quality and Health Care Performance, Systems Medicine and Bioinformatics, Regenerative Medicine, Transplantation.
HOUSTON METHODIST PROVIDES A UNIQUE ENVIRONMENT FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS ON CAREER PATHS TO LEADERSHIP IN TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE. OUR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS WORK WITH MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAMS TO IDENTIFY CLINICALLY RELEVANT CHALLENGES, AND DEVELOP RESEARCH PROJECTS THAT TRANSLATE INTO TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN THE CLINIC.
An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.
An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.
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
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).
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
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.