The St. George’s University education allows students to benefit from an international curriculum that not only helps students become doctors, but inspires them to be examples of all great things medicine can do to enrich the world. One Health, One World, One Medicine continues to pervade the University’s global curriculum. The University had one of its most competitive
Every year St. George's alumni generate an enormous impact on current and prospective St. George's University students, donating their time and passing on their acquired knowledge of the medical profession. The year 2011 has been no different, and the early results are positive.
In recent months St. George’s has been making headlines. Chancellor Modica encouraged the NY State Board of Regents to review the standards of Caribbean schools approved to conduct clinical rotations in NY hospitals. “One of the issues facing St. George’s is that all Caribbean schools tend to be lumped together, but all Caribbean schools are not equal. St. George’s outshines all the other schools in any quantifiable performance outcome,” stated Chancellor Modica. Recent USMLE scores, RCVS pass rates, as well as the success of our alumni only serve to reinforce this observation.
The University has been quite busy completing building projects necessary to ensure the high quality education that our growing body of students will receive.
Three major buildings were completed in 2008: Taylor Hall (with its study and academic/multi-use space), Charter Hall (with 725-seat lecture hall), and Morris Alpert Hall (with academic space and 322 beds for medical training).
The students enrolled in medical school in Grenada – and St. George’s University School of Medicine is the only one – have put the island nation in first place for the highest first-time pass rate on Step One and Step Two/CK for all countries with medical schools in the Caribbean over the past 15 years, according to a study just released in the journal Academic Medicine, published by the Association of American Medical Schools.
The Alumni Admission Mentor Program (AAMP) continues to expand significantly and the members’ involvement has played an integral role in increasing the quantity and quality of the applicant pool. Graduates have become a vital part of the recruitment schedule - involved in 38 Information Sessions and 46 other events in 2007.