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Programmes Updates

Site Visits

Medical Schools

  1. Caribbean Medical University, Curacao

  2. The school has restarted the process. CAAM-HP awaits the documentation.


  3. International American University, St Lucia

  4. The site visit took place November 2014. The members of the site visit team were:

    • Dr Ian Sammy
    • Professor Jonas Addae
    • Dr Owen James
    • Dr Paua Wales


  5. Saint James School of Medicine, Anguilla

  6. The first full site visit will take place May 17-24, 2015. The team members:

    • Dr Peter Bell, Executive Dean, Clinical Sciences, American University of Antigua Team Chair
    • Dr Gordon Lutchman, Practising Physician, USATeam Secretary
    • Professor Russell Pierre, Department of Child and Adolescent Health, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica


  7. St George’s University, Grenada

  8. The third full site visit will take place April 7-15, 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 Joseph Branday, Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
    • Dr Anthony DeFreitas, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Guyana
    • Professor Penelope Hansen, Retired Professor of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
    • Professor Samuel Leinster, Emeritus Professor of Medical Education, University of East Anglia, UK
    • Professor ValrieWass, Professor of Medical Education and Head, School of Medicine, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK


  9. Trinity School of Medicine, St Vincent

  10. The first full site visit will take place March 21-28, 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
    • Professor Minerva Thame, Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Health, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica


    For 2015

    • All American Institute of Medical Sciences (AAIMS), Jamaica; first full site visit
    • American International Medical University (AIM-U), St Lucia; first full site visit
    • Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine, St Lucia; second full site visit
    • University of Guyana School of Medicine; limited site visit
    • Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba; second full site visit

Dental Schools

  1. The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Dentistry, St Augustine, Trinidad

  2. The site visit took place October 2014. The members of the site visit team were:

    • Dr Shameer Ali, School of Dentistry, University of Guyana
    • Dr Andrea Bonnick, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Howard University
    • Dr Paul Major, Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta
    • Professor Kevin O’Brien, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester

    For 2015

    • The University of the West Indies, Mona, School of Dental Medicine

Veterinary Schools

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

  2. A second full site visit is due in 2015.
    For more information, visit http://www.caam-hp.org/assessedprogrammes.html



    For 2015

    • The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Veterinary Medicine; second full site visit

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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