University of Medicine and Health Sciences

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Saint Kitts and Nevis

University of Medicine and Health Sciences

The University of Medicine and Health Sciences is committed to educating uniquely skilled and diverse medical professionals eager to meet the need for physicians in various settings throughout the United States and the world. With a focus on quality patient care and utilizing the latest in advanced technological instruction and personalized education, their aim is to produce genuinely passionate physicians highly prepared for practice in a changing medical landscape.
 

THE SCHOOL’S MISSION 

UMHS is a state-of-the-art medical school located on the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Kitts. They are driven by their unique mission of catering to the individual needs of their students, and achieving excellence through small class sizes, high student retention and tremendous outcomes. This mission permeates everything they do as they help students to reach their dreams of becoming a doctor.

The University of Medicine and Health Sciences is committed to educating uniquely skilled and diverse medical professionals eager to meet the need for physicians in various settings throughout the United States and the world. With a focus on quality patient care and utilizing the latest in advanced technological instruction and personalized education, their aim is to produce genuinely passionate physicians highly prepared for practice in a changing medical landscape.

 

COURSES 

  • Basic Science Curriculum, Semesters 1-4
  • 5th Semester, Portland Maine
  • Clinical Program, Semesters 6-10

 

FACILITIES

  • The St. Kitts Campus
  • Technology-Based Campus
  • State of the Art Audio-Visual Equipment
  • Auditorium
  • Multi-Purpose Laboratory Classrooms
  • Classrooms
  • Anatomy and Neuroanatomy Laboratories
  • Human Simulation Laboratories
  • Library and Learning Resources
  • Gym
  • Campus Bookstore and Café
  • Technology Support
  • Portland Maine Campus: 5th Semester
  • Disability Accommodations

 

TRANSPORTATION 

Students can opt to purchase or rent a vehicle while they are in St. Kitts.  The university has also contracted with local bus companies to provide transportation to students that live a distance from campus. In addition, students can alway choose to utilize the local taxi and bus service on the Island to get to locations not related to the university.

 

SPORTS 

  • water-based activities
    • snorkeling
    • scuba diving
    • sailing
  • various activities on the island
    • golf
    • basketball
    • tennis
    • jogging
    • soccer
    • volleyball
    • flag football
    • other outdoor sports
  • UMHS has a Sports Club which organizes a variety of team-based sports and sports outings
  • Hiking, Climbing and Zip-Lining
  • Brimstone Hill
  • Botanical Gardens
  • UMHS on Campus Gym
  • Recreation

 

ACCOMMODATION

All student housing is off-campus and is made up of various options lcoated throughout the Island. There is a wide variety of housing to satisfy any student's need. Housing stock includes apartments, houses, hotels, and dorm-like facilities.  There are many housing options within walking distance to campus. The university's bus service shuttles students to and from campus that live outside of walking distance.

The University Housing Department assists students, faculty, and staff members in locating and securing appropriate housing accommodations.  The Housing Department maintains a database of housing accommodations to fit every need and budget.

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

The University of Medicine and Health Sciences supports a variety of campus organizations and clubs including:

  • SGA: Student Goverment Association
  • African and Carribean Student Association (ACSA)
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  • American Medical Women's  Association (AMWA)
  • Because We Care (BWEC)
  • Brainstorms
  • Cardiology Interest Group
  • Express Your Stress
  • Med4You
  • Preventive Medicine Association
  • Scuba Dive Club (SDC)
  • Sports Club
  • Steps Club
  • UMHS Surgery Interest Group (UMHS-SIG)

 

PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT

Support services are provided to help counteract academic concerns, poor health, stress, or other problems that may negatively impact the educational process.  Each student is assigned a faculty advisor to provide educational support and guidance when determining future career goals.

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