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Medical Program divided into Basic Medical Sciences (BMS) and Clinical Medicine (CM).
During the first two years (05 semesters), students are focused in developing knowledge of the Basic Medical Sciences under direct supervision of qualified professors. Students are taught the scientific basis of health and disease in courses covering biomedical sciences taught in combination with Clinical correlations, utilizing patient and physician educators to maximize learning experience.
On completing the Basic Medical Sciences and clearing the Comprehensive Examinations, the student's are allowed to progress into Clinical Medicine.
Clinical Medicine covers the last two (02) years (05 semesters) of the program, consisting of 80 weeks of mandatory clinical clerkships (rotations) alternating in the areas of: Internal Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Community Medicine, Trauma, Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
GMU students rotate thorough clerkships where they master the core knowledge and skills of each clinical discipline. Medical-decision making and clinical skills are taught, developed and assessed by rotating in hospital wards teams, in medical offices and meeting with senior clinical faculty preceptors, who mentor, teach and assess their student charges.
All clinical training is provided at affiliated accredited teaching hospitals in Guyana. Clinical clerkship option abroad at affiliated teaching facilities in United States, Europe and Asia are also available to qualified students.