Launch your medical career with AUA.
American University of Antigua College of Medicine (AUA) is an innovative medical school dedicated to providing a learner-centric education of the highest quality, granting opportunities to underrepresented minorities, fostering a diverse academic community, and ensuring that its graduates develop the skills and attitudes of lifelong learning, compassion, and professionalism. We also provide students who would otherwise be unable to receive a medical education with the opportunity to become successful physicians.
AUA’s medical education satisfies the medical school requirements for licensure to practice medicine in all 50 US states. AUA graduates who meet the qualifications for licensure in countries outside the US, such as Canada, India, or the United Kingdom, may also be licensed in those countries.
AUA’s MD program provides students with an education that enables them to become competent and caring physicians. Cutting-edge facilities, distinguished faculty, and excellent clinical experiences prepare our graduates to practice medicine throughout the United States and Canada. Enjoy a video tour here!
Florida International University Collaboration
AUA offers two unique programs conducted in collaboration with its one-of-a-kind program with Florida International University (FIU): the Global Health Track and the Graduate Clinical Core Rotation Certificate Program. Find out how these programs can help enhance your medical education (and future career). Watch a video on the FIU-AUA collaboration here!
Our alumni have distinguished themselves by becoming chief residents, earning significant awards, and obtaining competitive fellowships. Find out more about our residency placements.
How to Choose an International Medical School
For applicants who want to practice medicine in the United States, approved accredited International Medical Schools in the Caribbean offer a good choice. Approved and accredited Medical Schools in the Caribbean follow a curriculum that mirrors most United States Medical Schools and their graduates have a long history of obtaining residency in U.S. teaching hospitals.
The Path to Becoming a Doctor: Medical School & Residency
Completing medical school training is a major achievement that medical students should celebrate, however, it is only a checkpoint on student’s journeys towards a successful medical career. Following medical school, students enter the next phase of their education through medical residency programs, which last from three to seven years, where they receive comprehensive, postgraduate training
What is the USMLE and How Do I Score Highly On It? | AUA
Early in your medical school career, you will likely hear suggestions from teachers and older students that studying for your medical licensure exams is a rigorous ordeal. The most common licensure exam is the USMLE, and medical students often spend months, or even years, of their lives to study for all the steps of the