The College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Saint Lucia is provisionally accredited by the Government of Saint Lucia, to award the Doctorate of Medicine (M. D.) Degree and the Masters Degree in Clinical Anatomy.
World Health Organization:
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Saint Lucia, Is listed with the World Health Organization's Directory of Medical Schools.
On 17 December, 2009, the Govt. of St. Lucia notified the The World Health Organization's Directory of Medical Schools in the Avicenna Directories.
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Saint Lucia, is licensed by the Government of Saint Lucia to award a Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.), as well as a Masters Degree in Clinical Anatomy.
Graduates planning to practice in the United States are advised to contact the U.S. General Accounting Office at (202) 275.6241 to access pertinent information. Two such documents include HRD-85-112 ("Federal, State and Private Activities Pertaining to U.S. Graduates of Foreign Medical Schools"), and HRD-81-32 ("Policies on U.S. Citizens Studying Medicine Abroad Need Review and Reappraisal").
Standardized Examinations in the United States
Graduates of The College of Medicine, are eligible to take all examinations administered by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), including Parts 1 and 2 of the USMLE, the Clinical Skills Assessment exam, and the English proficiency test. For more information, contact ECFMG at (215) 386.5900, or http://www.ecfmg.org.
Residency Training in the United States
Graduates of International Medical Schools may do Residency training in the United States, provided they have graduated from a school which is certified by ECFMG, and have successfully completed all USMLE exams.
The College of Medicine graduates may participate in ERAS and the National Residency Matching Program. Proof of ECFMG certification is required for both. If you wish to become eligible for the match, contact the National Resident Matching Program and ERAS before October of the year prior to your projected residency. For more information, contact the National Resident Matching Program at (866) 617.5834, orhttp://www.nrmp.org and go to http://www.ecfmg.org/eras to apply for ERAS.