American University of Barbados, School of Medicine shines as a beacon of excellence in the island nation of Barbados. With the strength of its highly accomplished faculty and effective teaching methodology, AUB has been providing quality medical education to students from around the world.
At AUB, it is our mission to provide the world with a cadre of physicians who are not just equipped with the most contemporary medical knowledge but are also empathic individuals who are revered by the society for the compassion they demonstrate in their practice. With this intention learning environment that is conducive for professional as well as personal growth.
The American University of Barbados is chartered by the Government of Barbados, Licensed and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Barbados. It is approved by the Medical Council of Canada and listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools, maintained by the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) and the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).
The school offers a USA style medical curriculum and USMLE focused education. The small class size allows for a more personalized learning experiences. The entire curriculum is taught in English by highly qualified faculty with stress on Structured Interactive Studies, Integrated Learning Program and Problem based learning.
AUB aims at inculcating the traits of honesty, compassion, courage, persistence and responsibility among students, so as to enable them to become competent doctors on one hand, and sensitive and caring human beings on the other hand.
The American University of Barbados (AUB) School of Medicine is operating from its lush campus in Wildey, Saint Michael, Barbados. The northern part of the property houses several buildings and parking areas, while the southern part includes cricket grounds and tennis courts. The College buildings are aesthetically and architecturally designed. AUB is committed to academic excellence and research. The school has actively engaged in publishing research papers in International Journals.
AUB aspires to produce medical graduates who are emotionally and culturally sensitive, and have a world-class competence, so that they can be valued and respected healers and responsible citizens anywhere they choose to be. The aim of the university is not only to produce medical doctors with a good clinical knowledge, but also to instill in them ethics and values by which they can treat their patients with a human touch.
AUB seeks to provide world-class medical education with cutting edge equipment and pedagogy in an environment that fosters appreciative enquiry, human sensitivity and collaborative research aimed at reducing human suffering and pain.
Committed to excellence, AUB believes that it is our mission to inspire our students to strive for and meet high levels of academic and personal achievements. We believe that the respectful, supportive and engaging learning environment at AUB instills intellectual curiosity, a passion for learning, as well as an understanding of one's role in the local community and in a diverse global society.