See Revision of Standards

Programmes Updates

Site Visits

Medical Schools


  1. American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine

  2. The second full site visit will took place April 6-12, 2014. The members of the site visit team were:

    • Professor Paul O’Neill, Professor of Medical Education, University of Manchester; Honorary Consultant Physician, University Hospital of South Manchester; Team Chair
    • Dr Lauriann Young-Martin, Senior Lecturer & Head, Physiology, MBBS Stage I Coordinator; University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica;Team Secretary
    • Professor Penelope Hansen, Professor of Physiology (retired), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada;
    • Professor Renn Holness, , Professor & Former Head, Department of Neurosurgery, Dalhousie University & Victoria General Hospital, Canada
    • Professor Howard Spencer, Professor Emeritus of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Professor & Dean (retired), School of Clinical Medicine & Research, UWI, Bahamas, Registrar Medical Council of Jamaica
    • Professor Christopher Stephens, , Associate Dean of Education & Student Experience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, UK



  3. Caribbean Medical University, Curacao

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


  5. International American University, St Lucia

  6. A site visit is scheduled to take place November 2014.


  7. Ross University

  8. The second full site visit took place January 18-25, 2014. The members of the site visit were:

    • Professor Samuel Leinster, Emeritus Professor of Medical Education, University of East Anglia, UK; Team Chair
    • Professor Russell Pierre, Department of Child and Adolescent Health, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica;Team Secretary
    • Dr Stephen Ball, General Practitioner Principal, Penistone Group Practice, Sheffield, UK;
    • Professor Robert Carroll, Professor of Physiology and Interim Associate Dean for Medical Education, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
    • Dr Damian Cohall, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
    • Dr Rhonda Sealey Thomas, Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, Antigua



  9. Windsor University School of Medicine, St Kitts

  10. A site visit has been scheduled for March 2-8, 2014.

    • Professor Judy McKimm,Dean of Medical Education, College of Medicine, Swansea University; Team Chair
    • Dr Alison Dobbie, Professor of Family Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Ross University School of Medicine;
    • Dr Christopher Cheeseman,Vice Provost, University of Alberta
    • Dr Jerome Jones,Former Deputy Dean, Clinical, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados



    For 2015

    • All American Institute of Medical Sciences (AAIMS), Jamaica
    • American International Medical University (AIM-U), St Lucia
    • Avalon University, Curacao; second full site visit
    • Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine, St Lucia; second full site visit
    • St George’s University, Grenada; third full site visit
    • St James School of Medicine, Anguilla
    • Trinity School of Medicine, St Vincent & The Grenadines
    • University of Guyana School of Medicine; third full 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. A second full site visit will take place October 2014. The site visit team members will be:

    • 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.


The schools listed below have indicated their wish to undergo the accreditation process; however, CAAM-HP has received no further communication.

  1. Destiny University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, St Lucia

NCFMEA Comparability Determination Successful



10th Anniversary Invitational Conference



International Recognition Granted!



























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.

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. The programmes assessed and accredited by the CAAM-HP, with its independent international mechanisms, are listed on CAAM-HP's web site.

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.

Dated: September 9, 2009