How to Find an Appropriately Accredited Medical School in the Caribbean

2017-02-02T01:04:18-05:00

Many Caribbean/offshore medical schools falsely advertise that they are “recognized by the Medical Board of California, ECFMG, IMEDs or FAIMER”, but essentially that has little meaning. Some Caribbean medical schools state that say they are accredited by: Medical Board of California FAIMER ECFMG NCFMEA These kind of statements are a red flag because they are not using the appropriate terminology between recognition and accreditation. The accrediting body for the medical schools in the Caribbean is CAAM-HP - is an accrediting body for medical, veterinary, and dental schools in the 15 member nations of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Medical schools that claim [...]

How to Find an Appropriately Accredited Medical School in the Caribbean2017-02-02T01:04:18-05:00

The Looming 2023 deadline: Why 1st year international medical students may not be able to practice in USA

2017-02-02T01:04:18-05:00

In 2013, the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) declared that effective in 2023, physicians applying for ECFMG Certification will be required to graduate from a medical school that has been appropriately accredited. In order to do this, accreditation agencies must go through a formal process of recognition of their medical curriculum that uses criteria comparable to globally accepted criteria. This does not mean that individual medical schools need to be accredited through this process, but the national accreditation agency or body that accredits the medical school in that country needs to be recognized. Although 2023 seems far away, students [...]

The Looming 2023 deadline: Why 1st year international medical students may not be able to practice in USA2017-02-02T01:04:18-05:00

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