Spartan Med School
Spartan Med School is the best Medical University in the Caribbean, which has been training medical doctors from all parts of the world. This medical institute was established on January 7, 1980. The mission of the Spartan is to train doctors of all the races, nations and for the world. Its primary mission is to serve the public and improve the health standards.
Spartan is giving out the qualified students with the opportunity to fulfill their lifelong ambition of serving humanity with medical education. The St. Lucia government has charted and licensed the university and it is also accredited by the Monitoring Committee. There are many things to know about Spartan. The university is listed in the world directory of medical school published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Also, the university is in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED), maintained by the foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) of Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) of U.S.A.
Purposes of the Program Medical Education for graduates are to
- Enter and complete post-graduate medical training and qualify for licensure
- Provide high competent medical care
- Acquire a level of knowledge, both in theoretical and clinical competence and analytical thought processes to make safe clinical decisions.
- Pursue advanced medical and clinical research at reputable Institutions; attain an educational background and disposition necessary for continued learning.
- Become sufficiently familiar with disease conditions in St Lucia as well as cultural aspects of medical practice to enable them to function competently in the island.
- Serve the public and medical profession in a patient-friendly and compassionate ways.
- Approach the delivery of medical care in a scientific way and with high ethical standards.
You could see students associations who are taking care of all students’ activities. The Spartan Students Association (SSA) is the main on campus students’ organization that represents the overall student body. SSA executive officers will be elected for each trimester as well as from each class. Also SSA is responsible for organizing various students’ functions at the week end or holidays. The activities organized by SSA are
- Welcome back BBQ
- Taste of Spartan
- The Spartan games
- Heart Beat Journal
- White Coat Ceremony
- Boat Trip
- Spartan’s Health Fair
- Born Fire
Spartan is providing online application facility in order to apply to start new trimester. Evaluation of the applications is based on Grade Point Average (GPA) from individual colleges and universities and letters of recommendation. You can get information about admissions requirements and package information online, no need to call to university office phone or to go personally for enquiry.
In order to help students in all aspect, Spartan has listed and published the useful in the website. Those links consists of career, buying books online, student health insurance, organizations that offer students membership and etc. and also Spartan is providing housing facilities to the students or helps students to get an apartment near to the university. Students of Spartan are also provided with the transportation facilities, which is the most necessary thing for the students who will study till late night.
So, these are all the very few information about the Spartan Medical University. For more information, you can visit http://spartanmed.org/