Last updated on February 21st, 2020

Introduction to 4 yr MD Program

St. George’s University School of Medicine Four-Year MD Student Manual includes descriptions of the curriculum, student support services and requirements for the MD degree. Incoming and current students in the Four-Year MD program can find the information in this Manual to help them successfully participate in this program.

Students registered in the Four-Year MD program are subject to the policies and regulations of both the School of Medicine and St. George’s University. The General Policies for All Students, and Student Standards, Policies and Nonacademic Procedures are found on our website. If policies and regulations between the School of Medicine and St. George’s University conflict, then the School of Medicine policies and regulations supersede. Students can find additional details about the clinical program in the Clinical Training Manual which can be found on the SGU website.

This Student Manual is subject to review and change and policies may be revised in the course of any given academic year. St. George’s University School of Medicine (SGUSOM) reserves the right to alter, change or amend any of these rules and regulations at any time without prior notice. Information contained herein supersedes all previously published versions.

Students are required to check this Manual periodically to ensure they are aware of the policies and requirements in effect at any given time. This Manual is not intended and should not be construed to constitute a contract. (The final page contains a glossary of abbreviations).

All reference to years, such as “in the first year,” or “in year two” refer to those years in the Four-year MD program, and does not reference any years spent in the preclinical years.