Due to the challenges arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, actual site visits have been
A note on Candidacy
Candidacy is the status granted to new programmes which the Authority reviews from the initial
phase of development of the programme (New and Developing Schools). Candidacy is not
accreditation and does not guarantee eventual
accreditation. Candidacy merely indicates that a school has met the minimum standards to begin
Schools in this category are monitored on an annual basis.
For more information on candidacy status, see Appendix A of Procedures of the CAAM-HP and Accreditation Guidelines for New
and Developing Schools.
1. American University of Integrative Sciences
A full site visit is pending.
2. Caribbean School of Medical Sciences Jamaica
The MD programme at Caribbean School of Medical
Sciences Jamaica (CSMSJ) is being reviewed for provisional accreditation.
3. Metropolitan University College of Medicine
Application from Metropolitan University College of
Medicine (MUCM) for provisional accreditation received and reviewed. Site visit
4. Queen’s University College of Medicine
The MD programme at Queen’s University College of
Medicine (QUCOM) is being reviewed for Candidacy.
5. Universal Caribbean University School of Medicine
St Kitts & Nevis
The Universal Caribbean University School of Medicine
in St Kitts is being reviewed by CAAM-HP for Candidacy. CAAM-HP is awaiting
submission of additional documentation.
6. University of Health and Humanities Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
CAAM-HP is awaiting submission of appropriate documentation.
7. Western Atlantic University School of Medicine
The Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) is being established in The Bahamas. CAAM-HP accorded Candidacy status in January 2021 following a review of the submission from the principals.