2017 NEWS & EVENTS

Apr
04

IAU-COM Launches a Standardized Patient (SP) Program for Teaching and Assessment of Clinical Skills with Year-2 Students

  Medical students at the IAU-COM campus in Vieux Fort, St Lucia develop and practice taking history and conducting physical examinations on patients as part of their rotations in local health clinics.  In mid-March a new addition to the clinical curriculum was piloted, bringing a unique patient population into the classroom, the SP. The use […]

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Mar
23

Quick Response to Tragic Quarry Explosion in Saint Lucia by Our Faculty and Students

A tragic explosion at Rayneau’s Quarry in Cul de Sac, Saint Lucia claimed lives and caused many casualties. As the news of this unfortunate incident spread our faculty and student body quickly raced to help in any way they could. IAU would like to recognize and thank Dr. James Villanueva and Dr. Rasheed Agboola for […]

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Mar
24

Second Free Student-Run Clinic Offered by AMSA

As our students continue to gain valuable hands on experience, the free student-run clinic welcomed once again the residents of Vieux Fort. About 82 patients were seen on March 18, 2017.   A key component of IAUCOM’s clinical experience is having students visit Community Clinics (with licensed physicians) and practice the clinical skills learned in […]

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Mar
23

Holi Celebration 2017

This year, the Indian Student Association (ISA) invited everyone to celebrate Holi- the Festival of Colors. What is Holi? Holi, the carnival of colors, is a festival where friends and family come together to celebrate the victory of good over evil by covering each other in bright colored powder. Holi festival has an ancient origin […]

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Mar
14

International American University Partnership with the Red Cross of Saint Lucia

International American University formed a partnership with the Red Cross of Saint Lucia in February 2017.  “The Saint Lucia Red Cross IAU College” is now an affiliation of the Saint Lucia Red Cross and is the first and only representing body in the southern community of Vieux Fort. This affiliation is aimed at feeding the […]

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Mar
13

IFMSA-Saint Lucia joined IFMSA as candidate member!

During the 66th General Assembly March Meeting, held in Budva, Montenegro, IFMSA-Saint Lucia joined IFMSA as candidate member! This is a great accomplishment for all medical students in Saint Lucia and we congratulate everyone involved in making this happen. “The International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), founded in 1951, is one of the world’s […]

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Mar
09

Dr. Patrick Gannon presentation at Vision 2030

Dr. Patrick Gannon, Chief Academic Officer presented at the Vision 2030, Vieux Fort and spoke about the medical school vision for Vieux Fort and explained the impact medical schools, in particular IAU, has on the economy. IAU students and faculty contribute around five million US dollars annually to the Vieux Fort economy and this number […]

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Mar
03

IAU Students, Faculty and Staff Celebrate Multicultural Night/African Night

The students of International American University took a much needed break from their studies on Saturday 25th February, 2017 to host the “Multicultural Night/African Night.” These events were held jointly this semester by the Student Government Association (SGA) and the African Student Association (ASA) at “Debbies,”an exquisite restaurant in Sapphire, Laborie, St. Lucia. The event […]

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Feb
23

Newly Elected Spring 2017 SGA Members

The Student Government Association is the official voice of students at International American University. SGA provides IAU students with a structured and democratic body which will represent them in administrative matters, student affairs, and community affairs. The SGA is also responsible for many of the events and activities that are planned for the student body. […]

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Feb
19

First Free Student Run Clinic Offered by AMSA

A key component of IAUCOM’s clinical experience is having students visit Community Clinics (with licensed physicians) and practice the clinical skills learned in Basic Sciences. Further, students present these patients to their peers in the Initial Clinical Experience (ICE) and Advanced Clinical Experience (ACE), much as they are required to do regularly in their Clerkship […]

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