Beginning on November 1, 2016, UHSA will be offering orientation services at the Universidad Central de Bayamón. Students will learn about UHSA programs and the student loan program. The office is located in the Department of Natural Sciences and Health Related Professions. The office hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Please come visit with us!
Dr. Leticia Ubinas from the University of Health Sciences Antigua has been selected to present at the World Psychiatry Association International Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa this November. She will be presenting on Patient Welfare, Patient Autonomy and Social Justice. She will also be conducting a survey on mental illness, a validated and standardized instrument that will be applied with the authors authorization to as many participants as possible. The WPA is an association of national psychiatric societies aimed to increase knowledge and skills necessary for work in the field of mental health and the care for the mentally ill. Its member... Continue reading
On September 28, the University of Health Sciences Antigua opened the doors of The Free Clinic of English Harbour, which will serve hundreds of local residents who do not have access to health insurance or medical care. UHSA medical students will run the free clinic with supervision from faculty members. The Free Clinic of English Harbour provides an atmosphere of educational opportunities where patients, students and health professionals learn from one another and work together. The clinic is open to residents of the entire island. In addition to providing health care, The Free Clinic also provides patient education with a... Continue reading
Family Medicine Currently practicing at North Big Horn Hospital District.
In August 2016, the University of Health Sciences Antigua unveiled the James R. Iannuzzi Clinical Skills Teaching and Assessment Unit, which includes a Standardized Patient Unit, one of the best in the Caribbean. The goal of the Standardized Patient Unit is enhanced education and the assessment of clinical skills, which has been recognized as main criteria for the modern physician. There are six complete exam rooms, equipped with state of the art technology. UHSA students will be immersed from their first semester. The building was dedicated to James R. Iannuzzi, who has "believed in UHSA and its mission for years," according... Continue reading
UHSA is excited to announced that its Vice President of Institutional Advancement and International Affairs, Ms. Lyzette Roman, has been appointed as Director of the Northeast Region for the National Association of Medical Minority Educators (NAMME). NAMME was established in 1975 by a group of educators concerned about the shortage of minority health care providers. NAMME is dedicated to improving the overall health status of racial / ethnic populations.
UHSA students gathered together for a beach day during Student Orientation Week on August 21, 2016.
The 2016 Commencement Ceremony was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 4, 2016. We wish to congratulate all of our graduates and wish them all the best as they begin their careers!
UHSA has filed for CAAM-HP accreditation. CAAM-HP is the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions and they are the legally constituted body established in 2003 under the aegis of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), empowered to determine and prescribe standards and to accredit programmes of medical, dental, veterinary and other health professions education on behalf of the contracting parties in CARICOM. Prior to the start of the semester, we were honored to have Mrs. Lorna Parkins, the Executive Director of CAAM-HP, visit our campus. During the visit, Mrs. Parkins had a chance to get to know UHSA... Continue reading
The University of Health Sciences Antigua (UHSA) has become the first Caribbean medical school selected as an International Member Institution of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). As a member, UHSA will be able to disseminate HACU benefits to its student population. For example, the HACU Scholarship Program awards academic scholarships to students attending HACU member institutions to help defray college expenses. Scholarship applications are announced in spring and students submit an online application for awards in the fall semester. HACU works closely with international member institutions to respond to their interests, particularly as they relate to the... Continue reading