Clinical Sciences Curriculum:
•Presents the opportunity to record a history, perform a physical examination and interpret the findings.
•Teaches the students to act independently correlating the clinical relevance to the basic sciences.
•Gives access to areas of medical practice students may be interested in while pursuing their career.
On successful completion of the whole curriculum and satisfactorily meeting all the other requirements, students will be conferred with a MD degree.
Alexander American University School of Medicine (AAUSOM) has a robust curriculum that corresponds to real-world needs and has more than 35 clinical sites. Our program prepares students for a successful medical career.
Consisting of semesters 6 through 10, Clinical Sciences gives students the opportunity to interact with patients and hospital administrators at teaching hospitals throughout the United States, Canada, and India. Clinical Sciences consists of core and elective rotations that allow students to apply their Basic Sciences knowledge to real-world situations.
Under the close supervision of clinical faculty, clinical students will learn to work as a team, analyze lab data, experience a physician’s typical day, diagnose patient cases, conduct physicals, and perform limited procedures, such as stitching, blood work, and vaccinations. Students will also have the chance to make a positive impression and network with physicians and hospital administrators to improve their residency applications. By the end of Clinical Sciences, they will have a better understanding of what specialty they are most passionate about.
If a student is allowed to take part in clinical clerkships in the United States, he/she is required to obtain permission from the office of the Dean of your medical university and HMI for his/her training outside Guyana. Students taking part in clinical training outside Guyana will be closely supervised and monitored by the teaching faculty of the hospital as well as the Director of Clinical Training. He or she will be in direct communication with the Dean of Clinical Education at the University and will maintain the integrity and standards set by the University.
Students participating in clerkships outside Guyana are required to train at the clinical training hospitals/facilities jointly approved by Alexander American University and the Dean of Clinical Training of the University.
Please Note: In order to meet the licensing requirements set by the majority of states in the United States, it is important that the training in the United States be conducted at hospitals and training facilities which are approved for residency training.
All core and elective rotations must be completed at an affiliated hospital. However, you may complete up to 12 weeks of electives at a non-affiliated institution approved to teach in that specialty.
Under no circumstances may more than 12 weeks of clinical training be completed at a non-affiliated hospital. It is important that students complete their electives and other clinical training only at training facilities where a corresponding residency training program is in existence. For example, if a student wants to participate in a clerkship for emergency medicine at a non-affiliated hospital, then the student should make sure that the hospital is approved for a residency training program in emergency medicine. When a student participates in clinical training at a non-affiliated hospital, the student should first seek permission from the Dean and the Director of Clinical Training at AAU.
The following are the affiliated hospitals approved for clinical training:
Brooklyn, New York
Located in an ethnically diverse residential neighborhood directly on the border of northern Brooklyn and western Queens, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center is a 350-bed teaching hospital.
For more than 100 years, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital has provided superior health care with Christian compassion to residents in the western suburbs of Chicago.
La Grange, Illinois
The 223-bed facility provides outpatient and inpatient primary care, trauma care and wellness services to residents of Chicago’s western suburbs.
Far Rockaway, NY
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is the only full service community hospital serving the entire Rockaway and the Five Towns communities providing general adult medical surgical services, pediatrics, obstetrics and psychiatric services. The Hospital’s overarching goal has been to combine accessible, medical excellence with the compassionate, caring environment expected from a faith-based community hospital.
In conjunction with many community health services in the Region, this acute care facility is a leader in providing a seamless system of health care to its clients.
Kaleida Health is the largest health care provider in Western New York. We serve the area’s eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive healthcare services by expert, compassionate healthcare professionals to bring our patients the best care.
Niagara Falls, NY
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been meeting the health care needs of the Greater Niagara community for more than a century. What began as a small emergency hospital in 1895 has evolved into Niagara’s Premier Health Network, with extensive inpatient and outpatient services and an impressive array of wellness programs and support groups.
Brentwood Hospital provides quality psychiatric and addictive disease treatment to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We provide these services for Louisiana, South Arkansas and East Texas.
Weiss Memorial Hospital, affiliated with the University of Chicago Medical Center, provides a full range of health services to neighborhood residents. Located along Chicago’s beautiful lakefront, the 339-bed facility is part of one of the nation’s finest academic medical systems. As a result, Weiss patients benefit from technologically advanced diagnostics and effective treatments—many times long before they are available elsewhere—in a comfortable, community setting.
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center is a 784 bed non-profit full service acute care teaching hospital in the heart of Brooklyn, NY. It serves one of Brooklyn’s most culturally diverse communities.
Interfaith Medical Center is a multi-site community teaching health care system which provides a wide range of services throughout Central Brooklyn, New York. The institution operates a hospital with 287 beds and ambulatory care network of 16 clinics stretching across the Central Brooklyn communities of Crown Heights and Bedford- Stuyvesant
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