Clinical Rotations

After successful completion of the Basic Science phase, students move on to the Clinical Rotations phase. This last 2 years of the program can be performed in India (elective rotations), Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, or the USA at our affiliated hospitals.

Clinical  Rotations/Clerkships

For the student to be eligible for the clinical rotations he/she must have successfully completed the Comprehensive Basic Science Exam conducted by the National Board for Medical Education (NBME) at the end of the 5th Semester of the Basic Medical Sciences Program.

The clinical rotations fall in the third and fourth years of medical education. The clinical rotations are carried out at hospitals in India  Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, or the USA. The program in USA is conducted at ACGME affiliated teaching hospitals through our clinical administration office located in Maryland, near Washington D.C.

These clinical facilities are state-of-art teaching hospitals under Green Book category. These facilities provide the student with superior clinical exposure that will ensure better career options. To undergo the Clinical Clerkship Program in USA, a student must complete Basic Medical Sciences program along with USMLE STEP 1.

The clinical program in Saint Lucia is conducted at local affiliated hospitals. These facilities enable the students to obtain excellent hands-on clinical experience.  Students are encouraged to use their knowledge and skills creatively, whether it concerns the human body in health or disease. The prevention of disease and the promotion of good health are considered important aspects in educating a well-rounded physician.

Mandatory Core Rotations  ( 44 weeks )

Internal Medicine 12 weeks
General Surgery 8 weeks
Family Medicine 6 weeks
Obstetrics/Gynecology 6 weeks
Pediatrics 6 weeks
Psychiatry 6 weeks

Electives – ( 28 weeks )

Neurology* Dermatology
Cardiology ** Oncology
 Anesthesiology Gastroenterology
Emergency Medicine ** Neurosurgery
Nephrology Endocrinology
Radiology Infectious Diseases

Students can stay in one city and complete all the Core and Elective Rotations.