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Programmes Updates

Site Visits

Medical Schools

  1. Caribbean Medical University, Curacao

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


  3. Spartan Health Sciences University, St Lucia

  4. 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


  5. Xavier University School of Medicine

  6. 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, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia
    • Professor Thomas Anderson, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow
    • Dr Paul Cadogan, Registered Veterinarian in Private Clinical Practice, 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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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



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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