AUA's MD Program provides cutting-edge facilities, practical labs, and one of the most prominent curriculum out of the Caribbean medical schools.
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AUA's MD program provides students with an education that enables them to become world-class physicians. Cutting-edge facilities, distinguished faculty, and excellent clinical experiences prepare graduates to practice medicine throughout the United States and Canada.


Accreditations, approvals, and recognitions are extremely important. AUA is 1 of only 3 Caribbean medical schools that has the necessary accreditations that allow our graduates to obtain licensure throughout the United States and Canada.

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Your medical education will begin on the beautiful Caribbean island of Antigua, where you’ll be taught by some of the most experienced, highly specialized faculty in their respective fields. AUA's U.S.-modeled curriculum emphasizes hands-on experience that begins from day one.

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We live in an increasingly borderless world, which requires today’s doctors to understand healthcare in a global context. Offered in collaboration with Florida International University (FIU), the Global M.D. Program is a four-year integrated curriculum track that prepares tomorrow’s doctors to communicate and practice medicine across cultures.


Want access to top speakers and faculty, the ability to complete core rotations in one location, and a chance to boost your residency application? This clinical program—a collaboration between AUA and FIU—is your chance.

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Clinical Sciences

AUA is a Caribbean medical school with a strong Stateside presence. After building a strong foundation in Basic Sciences, students have the opportunity to interact with patients and hospital administrators at clinical sites throughout the United States and Canada.

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Before students can begin their clinical rotations, they must pass the USMLE Step 1. 93% of AUA students pass this exam in 2018.

AUA Caribbean Med School has clinical affiliations with top hospitals throughout the United States, Canada, and India.

Clinical Sites

AUA has almost 40 hospital affiliates throughout the United States.

Clinical rotations give AUA's medical students the opportunity to learn and gain experience.

Campus Facilities

Take a closer look at our state-of-the-art facilities and our high-tech laboratory suite.

Videos of AUA Caribbean medical schools students in their clinical rotations and describing their typical day.

Day in the Life

Follow clinical students on a typical day as they make rounds at teaching hospitals.

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The strength of AUA’s program is evidenced by the success of our graduates, many of whom have earned prestigious residency positions at some of the most competitive programs throughout the United States and Canada.


Did you know that by 2025, the United States will face a shortage of 90,000 physicians? Primary care patients will suffer the most. The adverse effects of this shortage are already apparent. Look around and you will see that this problem must be addressed now to ensure patients receive the care they desperately need.

AUA's reasonable tuition and financial aid opportunities make this Caribbean medical school a great choice.


AUA’s participation in the U.S. Federal Direct Loan Program provides options to finance your medical education.


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AUA is proud to provide its students with numerous scholarships. To be exact, seventeen different categories. Check out this list.

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