Medicine is at the crossroads. The pace of change today is faster than ever before in history. The pace of change will accelerate exponentially in the coming days. Preparing medical students for the practice of medicine tomorrow is a difficult and daunting task. How do you ensure that your education today prepares you for practice tomorrow? The American International Medical University is taking a number of steps to ensure its graduates are ready and prepared to practice medicine tomorrow. The academic leadership has the knowledge, the expertise and the experience to support you on your journey of becoming a doctor.
The chair of the Board of Governors is Dr Ephrem who has over forty years of education and administrative experience and has been involved in implementation of infrastructure upgrades and technology implementation. He has experience in running US based institutions, experience in the campus operation, budgeting, planning and following the federal regulations, advising student service, and the admission process. Dr Klir, the Executive Dean and Chief Academic Officer has both a PhD and a MD degree and has combined experience of more than 25 years in academic medicine, medical research, clinical medicine, and administration, with 10 years in academic medicine and administration in the Caribbean region. Mr Dolor, the Campus Administrator is a seasoned academician with rich academic and administrative experience in Saint Lucia and was the Principal of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, a renowned institution of higher learning in the West Indies. Dr Balasubramanium, the Associate Dean for Quality Assurance and Accreditation is completing his Masters degree in Medical Education from Keele University in the United Kingdom and has over a decade of experience in medical education. Dr Shankar, the Dean of Medicine has completed a fellowship in Health Professions Education from the prestigious PSGFAIMER Regional Institute in Coimbatore, India and has over 18 years of experience in Nepal and the Caribbean region. Dr Shankar has over 630 publications in various journals.
Being a doctor tomorrow is challenging, difficult but intensely rewarding. For a medical school of its size AIMU has among the richest concentration of educational and leadership talent. Let our leadership with over 150 combined years of educational and leadership experience guide, counsel and support you in your journey of becoming a ‘five-star’ doctor equipped and ready to face the challenges of tomorrow.