Recognition & Affiliation in Florida
|Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education of the FL Department of Education|
|Under the provisions of Chapter 1005 of the state statutes and Chapter 6E of the administrative code, the Commission for Independent Education of the Department of Education licenses AUA College of Medicine to offer clinical clerkship instruction in the state. For additional information regarding this institution, contact the commission at 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free 888-224-6684.|
|Top Feeder Schools|
AUA students come from some of the state’s most prestigious universities. Here is a partial list of schools from which AUA students have matriculated:
Check with your clinical coordinator for more clinical rotation opportunities in Florida!
|Landmark Agreement with Florida International University|
|Qualified American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine students can complete all their core clinical rotations at clinical sites affiliated with Florida International University – Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (FIU HWCOM) with FIU HWCOM faculty. This is an excellent and unique opportunity for qualified AUA students to augment their academic and clinical experience. Students in this program can do the following:
Students who complete the Clinical Clerkship Certificate program will receive the following:
*Students participating in the FIU program are AUA students, and, upon graduation, they will receive an MD degree from AUA.
AUA alumni have matched in residencies throughout FL. Here are some teaching hospitals in which alumni have matched:
|Alumni Spotlight: Ehsan Esmaeili, MD (Class of 2007)|
|Dr. Esmaeili is a board-certified orthopedic hand and upper extremity surgeon at the South Florida Hand and Orthopedic Center in Boca Raton, FL, and is board certified in general surgery by the American College of Surgeons. He was a hand and microvascular surgery fellow at the University of Connecticut and the chief general surgery resident at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in South Carolina. Watch Dr. Esmaeili’s Day in the Life video with his wife, AUA alumna Dr. Ally Bagenholm (Class of 2007).|
|AUA has admissions representatives attend major college fairs and hosts information seminars in the spring and fall every year. Contact an admissions director at 888-282-8633, 973-498-7707, or [email protected] for details.|
|Meet Your Admissions Directors|
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