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How to Become a Dermatologist— Dermatology as a Career

In the battle of life, our skin bravely leads the way against scratches, burns, bacteria, and injuries. As the body’s most expansive organ and its first line of defense, it’s only natural that a specialized healthcare professional, known as a dermatologist, is dedicated to its care. If you’re intrigued by this profession, read on to

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AUA at the World Health Summit 2023

AUA 1st year medical student Shermaine Hutchins won the Young Researchers’ Student Competition for his research on Diabetes and Urbanization: Lessons from Global Trends for the Caribbean’s Future!  On October 14, 2023, Shermaine will be presenting his research at the 5th International Young Researchers’ Symposium on Global Health, a satellite symposium of the World Health Summit 2023, held at

AUA Campus Hosts a Mural Contest

In May, AUA students and faculty participated in the on-campus Mural Contest. The contest theme – medicine at the heart; celebrating the local community and acknowledging the diversity of faculty and staff – brought in five submissions. Kendra Kramer, a MED 2 student, had the winning entry. She created a mural depicting AUA’s diverse student population, faculty,

Dr. Jarvis Presents at AUACOM Research Day 2023

Dr. Shivon Belle JarvisB. Med.Sci (Hons), M.B.B.S., D.M Paediatrics, MSc. Neonatology Dr. Belle Jarvis’s article on the Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening—An Audit of a Twin Island State Pilot Program was published in the International Journal of Neonatal Screening publication in March 2023. You can view Dr. Jarvis’s article here.

The Different Types of Surgeons You Can Become

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in surgery, there are many specialties to choose from. From general surgery to critical care surgery, the field offers a variety of options for medical professionals. In this article, we’ll provide a description of the 14 surgical specialties, the types of surgeries each specialty performs, and how the

How to Become an Optometrist

Are you passionate about eye care and helping people achieve better vision? If yes, then becoming an optometrist could be the right career path for you.  Optometrists are healthcare professionals who specialize in diagnosing and treating eye diseases, prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses, corrective lenses and providing vision care services to patients. Optometry is an

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What Does an Internist Do?

If you are considering a career in medicine, you may feel excited, yet slightly overwhelmed, about the many options available for your career path. One of the largest medical fields available is internal medicine, with over 200,000 practicing internists currently working in the United States. Internal medicine is an active community, with internal medicine doctors

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