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Programmes Updates

Site Visits

Medical Schools

  1. American International Medical University (AIMU)

  2. The school has submitted the documents and a site visit is being organised.



  3. Avalon University School of Medicine, Curacao

  4. The second full site visit took place May 22-28, 2016. The team members:

    • Professor Joseph Branday, Director of Medical Education, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica
    • Professor Anthony Weetman, Professor of Medicine, University of Sheffield, UK
    • Dr Paula Wales, Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, Ross University School of Medicine



  5. Caribbean Medical University, Curacao

  6. The school has restarted the process. The documents have been submitted and a site visit is being organised.



  7. Spartan Health Sciences University, St Lucia

  8. The second full site visit took place November 14-21, 2015. The team members:

    • Dr Damian Cohall, Lecturer in Pharmacology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
    • Professor James McKillop, Retired Professor of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    • Dr Shamdeo Persaud, Chief Medical Officer, Guyana
    • Dr Ian Sammy, Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies



  9. The University of the West Indies School of Medicine, Multi-campus
  10. Mona Campus, Jamaica; St Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago; Cave Hill Campus, Barbados; Nassau, The Bahamas

    The third full site visit took place April 2-12, 2016. The team members were:

    • Professor Samuel Leinster, Emeritus Professor of Medical Education, Former Dean, University of East Anglia, UK
    • Professor Anne S Garden, Emerita Professor of Medical Education, Former Head, Lancaster Medical School, Lancaster University, UK
    • Professor Christopher Cheeseman, Professor of Physiology, and Principal, Gold College, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    • Professor Mary Coleman, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Director of Rural Education, Director of Community Health, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; Former Dean, Ross University School of Medicine
    • Professor Penelope A Hansen, Emerita Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
    • Professor Christopher Stephens, Emeritus Professor of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK



  11. Windsor University School of Medicine, St Kitts

  12. The second full site visit took place September 18-24, 2016. The team members were:

    • Professor Paul O’Neill, Professor of Medical Education, Honorary Consultant Physician, University of Manchester, UK
    • Dr Peter Adams, Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
    • Professor Sharon Peters, Professor of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
    • Professor Minerva Thame, Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Health, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica



  13. Xavier University School of Medicine

  14. The second full site visit took place October 10-17, 2015. The team members:

    • Professor Jonas Addae, Professor of Human Physiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad
    • Professor Christopher Stephens, Emeritus Professor of Medical Education, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    • Professor Minerva Thame,Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Health, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica


Dental Schools

  1. The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Dentistry, Mona, Jamaica

  2. The first full site visit took place November 3-6, 2015. The team members:

    • Professor Ryle Bell, Howard University
    • Professor Anthony Blinkhorn, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney
    • Professor Paul Major, Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

Veterinary Schools

  1. The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Veterinary Medicine

  2. The second full site visit will take place February 14-17, 2016. The team members:

    • Professor Sheila Allen, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • Professor Thomas Anderson, Professor of Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery, School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow
    • Dr Paul Cadogan, Private Clinical Practice, Veterinary Medical Services, Denbigh, Clarendon, Jamaica


    For more information, visit http://www.caam-hp.org/assessedprogrammes.html



New Applicants

  1. Hothman American University, Turks & Caicos
  2. Represented by: Dr Rodney Tomczak; Dr Husein Othman


  3. Saint James School of Medicine, Jamaica
  4. Represented by: Dr Kallol Guha


  5. Texila American University, Guyana
  6. Represented by: Ashok Kumar

No Response Applicants

The schools listed below initiated the process by submitting the documents required for a New School. However they have not responded to CAAM-HP's request for more information.


  1. American University of Barbados

  2. CAAM-HP has had no response to the issues identified in its letter of March 16, 2010.


  3. Charleston University School of Medicine, Turks & Caicos

  4. CAAM-HP has had no response to the issues identified in its letter of March 2, 2010.


  5. Weston University, Turks & Caicos

  6. CAAM-HP has had no response to the issues identified in its letter of February 22, 2011.


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Lebanese American Medical Association (LAMA)

The CAAM-HP hereby advises that it has had no association with the Lebanese American Medical Association (LAMA) in the accreditation of Trinity School of Medicine in St Vincent or Xavier University School of Medicine in Aruba or any other school in the Caribbean nor has it had any relationship with LAMA in any other matter. Also, CAAM-HP does not coordinate accreditation visits on behalf of any other body. The named schools have had their medical education programmes assessed by CAAM-HP in keeping with its remit. CAAM-HP coordinates its accreditation and other activities internally without any affiliation with any other body unless otherwise disclosed.
November 02, 2016



Unauthorised Representation

The public is hereby advised that CAAM-HP has not authorized any accreditation body or individual to make representation on its behalf in any other fora whether regionally or internationally.
December 4, 2014



Use of CAAM-HP Standards

The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) has been made aware of claims that its Standards are being used by other accreditation bodies to evaluate medical education programmes located in their countries. Read more.

CAAM-HP wishes to make it clear that such accreditation exercises CANNOT be interpreted to mean that the CAAM-HP has accredited or approved these programmes. Programmes assessed and accredited by the CAAM-HP, with its independent international mechanisms, are listed on CAAM-HP's website.

Any further enquiries or uncertainty about the validity of accreditation exercises claiming the approval of CAAM-HP should be directed to the CAAM-HP Secretariat.

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Dated: September 9, 2009