Fourth Semester Farewell Party Fall 2011

Kimatrai, the Banquet Hall where it all began, where we all first met, was the perfect venue to celebrate the end of our diligent medical school journey in St. Lucia! The all-inclusive farewell on the 26th of November was fully catered with food, drinks¸ and a deliciously layered chocolate farewell cake! Around 9 PM as […]

Multi-Cultural Dinner

The medical students at IAU this semester took full advantage of their multicultural diversity by celebrating the various ethnicities encompassing their surroundings. The semester was highlighted by great celebrations of the religious groups at IAU. The enlightenment of Diwali, the commemoration of sacrifice in Eid-ul-Adha and the big Multicultural Gala hosted by the SGA. Musical […]

Riveting competition at the 5th IAU Hoop it up 2011

As part of its community outreach program the Student Government Association (SGA) of IAU held its 5th Hoop It Up basketball competition and a health fair at Vieux-Fort, which attracted much public participation.Spectators had much to cheer about as they witnessed some dazzling display of basketball by the twelve teams from various parts of the […]

AMSA Health Fair Participation

On Sunday, October 2nd, 2011, the American Medical student Association (AMSA) IAU Chapter took part in the Region 5 health fair. It was an extraordinary event which began with a 10k walk that took about 2 hours to complete. Hundreds of people took part in the health fair. Men and women of all ages showed […]

Student Mentor Day

On Thursday September 29, faculty and staff welcomed fifteen students from the Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary School for the SGA sponsored event, “IAU Student Mentor Day.” As part of the days activities; visiting students were paired with medical students and sat-in on a variety of classes from the Basic Sciences program. At lunch, students were […]

SGA Welcome Program

The sun and breeze at the lovely Sandy Beach in Vieux Fort welcomed all our students for this fall semester on September 24, 2011 (Saturday). The perfect weather and sumptuous lunch (served by Scooby’s) set the tone for our IAU newbies to let their hair down and get acquainted with the rest of the student […]

New Green Book Rotations

New Green Book Rotations Green Book (ACGME Approved) rotations are available for all cores (IM, FM, Psychiatry, Surgery, Ob/Gyn and Pediatrics) with no waiting period in the following states. Illinois Connecticut Louisiana Georgia New York Utah Colorado Wisconsin Maryland We are currently accepting qualified transfer applicants to the clinical program from accredited MD programs. Apply […]

New Student Orientation Program

The new batch of 43 students joined IAU Basic Science Program on September 5, 2011. 32 students joined the Basic Science Semester One Program and 11 students joined the Basic Science Preparatory program. The Orientation program gave the students a brief overview of the Basic Science Program and introduction to the student life in the […]

SGA Events

IAU SGA has been playing a pivotal role in building the student life and positive campus environment in the Island. SGA organizes various activities to develop team spirit and to cultivate a conducive environment for learning. The SGA Officers for summer 2011 did a great job and we had a couple of activities organized by […]

Blood Donation Camp at Vieux Fort, St Lucia

Scores of people from various parts of the Vieux Fort joined with IAU-COM in observing World Blood Donor Day by donating blood at a blood donation drive organized by the university on Tuesday June 14. Their overwhelming support for the event was evident by the number of people who participated in the exercise which was […]

Seminar-Basic Imaging

This seminar was presented by Dr. Tom Heston, MD, PhD at the IAU Campus in St. Lucia. Dr. Heston is a visiting faculty for Behavioral Sciences and Doctoring courses at IAU. He explained the features of basic imaging techniques and basics of MRI. 50 Students and the faculty members actively participated in the seminar.

Seminar-Decision Analysis from Diagnosis to Treatment

This seminar was presented by Dr. Tom Heston, MD, PhD at the IAU Campus in St. Lucia. Dr. Heston is a visiting faculty for Behavioral Sciences and Doctoring courses at IAU. He shared the updates in the current medical diagnosis and treatment details with the audience. Students and the faculty members actively participated in the […]

Adaptation of the New Born

Dr. Liza Charles, Resident in Pediatrics presented this topic at IAU on May 12, 2011. Dr. Charles is a practicing physician in Castries, St. Lucia. She explained the characteristics of the new born adaptation and the major issues faced by physicians. Dr. JayantMohite, Dean of Basic Science, Dr. James Villanueva, Dr. Raghavendra Pillapa, Dr. Potu […]

May 2011 White Coat Ceremony

Forty students enter the Maymester term at International American University – College of Medicine from around the world and took the oath of committment to a life long journey in Medicine. The event was graced by Dr. Gail Rigobert, Senator to the St Lucian Legislature, Dean Mohite, Dean Villanueva, prominent members of the Faculty Senate […]

The Pathophysiology and complications of Diabetic Nephropathy-Seminar

Darlene Carter, a third semester student led this interactive brown bag seminar where all the semester students participated. Dr. JayantMohite, Dean of Basic Science, Dr. James Villanueva and Dr. Raghavendra Pillapa were presented for the seminar. The seminar discussed the complications of Diabetic Nephropathy and its various characteristics.

Special Education Centre of Vieux-Fort

The Special Education Centre of Vieux-Fort, teachers and parents had their knowledge broaden on various health issues at a seminar organized by the International American University – College of Medicine (IAUCOM). The objective of the seminar was to educate care takers of the students with special needs on certain health issues which impact the health […]

Intelligent Implants to Battle Biofilms-Seminar

Binny Philip, a Semester Two student led this interactive visual presentation which was held on March 22, 2011. The seminar discussed about the intelligent implant system and its characteristics. Students and the faculty members actively participated in the seminar.

Professionalism, Ethics and Medical Students-Seminar

Melissa Broaders, a Semester Four student presented this topic to indicate the importance of Professionalism and Ethics in the Profession of Medicine. The seminar discussed the ethical issues and ethical policies in medicine today. Dr. Jayant Mohite, Dean of Basic Science, Dr. James Villanueva and Dr. Kamala Narayanaswamy were present for the seminar.

Spring 2011 White Coat Ceremony

Smartly attired with their white coats and stethoscope, reciting the Student Oath, 43 medical students were formally enrolled into the medical profession at International American University College of Medicine during it’s 16th White Coat ceremony. The ceremony was held at Kimatrai Hotel in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia on Friday, January 7, 2011. The ceremony was […]

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation was held on Tuesday, January 4, 2011. The new students were introduced to the IAU program by the faculty and staff. Students received information regarding the rules and regulations at IAU as well as the layout of courses and grading policies. All faculty members presented a brief description of their background and […]

New Student St. Lucia Tour

The incoming class for January 2011 was given a tour of the beautiful island of St. Lucia on Monday, January 3, 2011. The tour included visiting the famous Reduit Beach and Rodney Bay area of St. Lucia. The students had the chance to relax on the beach, visit one of many excellent beachside restaurants, and […]