CLINICAL ROTATIONS

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

MEMORIAL HERMANN HOSPITAL

Memorial Hermann Hospital is all about advancing health. It begins by redefining healthcare. That means bringing together all aspects of the health system - care delivery, physicians and health solutions to create a truly integrated health system. The 5,500 affiliated physicians and 24,000 employees practice evidence-based medicine with a relentless focus on quality and patient safety. Their efforts continue to result in national awards and recognition.

SERVICES & SPECIALTIES SPECIALTIES

SPECIALTIES INCLUDE

  1. Back Pain and Spine Pain
  2. Cancer
  3. Children’s Health
  4. Digestive Health
  5. Emergency Services
  6. Heart and Vascular Care
  7. Neurosurgery, Neurology and Stroke
  8. Orthopaedics and Stroke Medicine
  9. Rehab and Physical Therapy
  10. Sleep Medicine
  11. Transplant Centre
  12. Weight Loss
  13. Women’s health and Maternity

SERVICES

  1. Breast Care & Mammograms
  2. Imaging, MRI & X-ray
  3. Lab Services & Testing
  4. Alcohol & Drug Rehab
  5. Careers & Residencies
  6. Home Health
  7. Home Medical Equipment
  8. Hospice
  9. International Patients
  10. Memorial Hermann Foundation
  11. Mental Health Services
  12. Urgent Care
  13. Vendor Services

RESEARCH & CLINICAL TRIALS

CLINICAL INNOVATION & RESEARCH INSTITUTE

The Clinical Innovation & Research Institute (CIRI) facilitates the promotion and establishment of collaborative relationships between Memorial Hermann Health System, McGovern Medical School, private practice clinics and the community. They foster collaborative partnerships between clinicians, academicians, industry and public sectors to conduct and produce meaningful, quality research to benefit society.

RESEARCH AND CLINICAL TRIAL

TIRR Memorial Hermann changes lives by improving outcomes, offering hope and maximizing independence for people affected by disabling injury or illness. Recognized among the leading rehabilitation hospitals in the country, TIRR serves as a model for interdisciplinary rehabilitation services, patient care, education and research.

NEURORECOVERY RESEARCH CENTER

The NeuroRecovery Research Center (NRRC) forms the umbrella for seven independent laboratories at TIRR Memorial Hermann that collaborate on basic science studies and clinical trials. Research under way at the NRRC is supported by the National Institutes of Health; Memorial Hermann Foundation; Mission Connect, a project of TIRR Foundation; TIRR Memorial Hermann; and McGovern Medical School at UT Health.

BRAIN INJURY RESEARCH

The Brain Injury Research Center (BIRC) brings together world-renowned investigators to study the complicated facets of recovery from brain injury.

THE SPINAL CORD INJURY AND DISABILITY RESEARCH CENTER (SCIDR)

It is to improve functional recovery, health and quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and other physical disabilities.It conducts investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored studies, including local studies, multicentre studies and clinical trials of individuals of all ages with SCI and physical disability.

CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) was established in 1993 in the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine. The formation was inspired by the outpouring of support from women with disabilities around the nation in response to the announcement of the first federally funded study of women’s issues.

INDEPENDENT LIVING RESEARCH UTILIZATION

A good rehabilitation program should provide the comprehensive resources necessary to achieve an advanced level of independence once a patient is discharged. TIRR Memorial Hermann provides this vital support system through a program called Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU), established in 1977.

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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