Trinity SOM was established in April 2008, when it was granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Among the Fastest Growing, as the Youngest Medical School in the Caribbean to be accredited by CAAM-HP as mandated by USA’s NCFMEA
100s of professionals have graduated and are currently practicing in many parts of USA and Canada.
Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP), is a legally constituted international body established to accredit medical programs in the Caribbean.
CAAM-HP accredited schools in St. Vincent have been recognized by the US Department of Education as accredited at a standard comparable to United States medical schools which is concurrently recognized as a viable academic pathway to an MD degree in the United States. Trinity School of Medicine is the only CAAM-HP accredited school in the country of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Trinity SOM Advantage:
St Vincent being the major island, where Trinity campus is located, is well connected with the rest of the world with daily flights from New York, Miami, Toronto, London, etc and can be reached in approximately 2 hours flight from Miami, USA.
Trinity SOM has been regarded as one of the best institutions in the Caribbean offering high standard of Medical and paramedical education at an incredibly affordable cost in comparison to the other Offshore Medical Schools in the Caribbean.
Trinity’s Curriculum and Teaching methodologies have been derived from some of the Top US Medical schools and Visiting Faculty from many such US Medical Schools visit Trinity periodically to deliver Guest Lectures.
Trinity has an excellent track record in USMLE, PLAB and other licensing examinations with a success rate of over 90% consistently year after year.
The Biggest Key Strength of Trinity School of Medicine is the very experienced and professional Administration and Management team which has an extensive experience in Medical Education having served in high positions in Top US Medical Schools.
Trinity SOM offers scholarships for deserving students from India and other developing countries,
Active Student bodies like:
AMSA – American Medical Student Association
SGA – Student Government Association, etc
Trinity SOM’s students have a high acceptance rate into residency programs at major US hospitals in multiple spots
Trinity Students gain clinical and hospital exposure right from the first trimester through medical camps and hospital visits in Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, in the island.
Small Class sizes, supporting One to One Student – Faculty interaction. Well-equipped On Campus - Sports and Gymnasium facilities to ensure Physical and Mental Health of the students.
Fully equipped Library from Open from Dawn to Midnight everyday
Transport Facility for students available from Dawn to Midnight
Few Words on the Key Members of Trinity SOM
Dr W Douglas Skelton, MD serves as the Chancellor of Trinity SOM. Dr Skelton, Following graduation from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and a psychiatric residency at Columbia in New York, Dr. Skelton returned to Emory where he was a full-time faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry.
During his Emory years he served as Chief of Psychiatry at Grady Hospital and then as Medical Director of the Georgia Mental Health Institute. From 1974 to 1980 he served Georgia as Director of Mental Health under Governor Jimmy Carter and as Commissioner of Health and Human Services for Governor George Busbee. He then returned to Emory as Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry. He later assumed additional duties at Emory as Vice President for Government Relations of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center. He served as a member of the National Advisory Mental Health Council during the Carter Administration.
Dr. Skelton served as Dean of the Mercer University School of Medicine from 1985 to 2002 and as Senior Vice President and Provost for Health Affairs from 2002 to 2004.
Mr Steven R Wilson, President and CEO of Trinity SOM has many years of experience leading businesses through the early stages of development and into maturity. He has served as President and CEO of several highly regarded institutions since 1980s.
Program Offered: Doctor of Medicine – MD, Equivalent to MBBS in India
Duration of Course: 5 Years for Indian Students with HSE Qualification. One Year of Pre Medical Education followed by 4 Years of MD Program
Intake: January, May, September
Weather: Average day temperature, is 26 °C to 32 °C
Few of the Training Hospital Tie ups:
St Vincent and Grenadines
Milton Cato Memorial Hospital
Baltimore Regional Hospitals
Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Bon Secours Hospital
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Laurel Regional Hospital
Providence Hospital (D.C.)
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Union Memorial Hospital
Willoughby Beach Pediatrics
Chicago Regional Hospitals
Mt. Sinai Hospital
Presence Resurrection Medical Center
Middle Georgia Regional Colony
Community Service Board of Middle Georgia
Dodge County Hospital
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