To train future physicians to serve selflessly and humbly, while emphasizing strong medical ethics and appreciation of human worth and dignity.
IAU is chartered and accredited by the Government of Saint Lucia as a comprehensive university with the authority to confer the Doctor of Medicine degree.
IAU is dedicated to training their students to give back to the community of St. Lucia. Various community outreach programs include educational health seminars, weekly clinics, free screenings, CPR training, community blood drives, triage and mass casualty exercises and providing lunches and back to school supplies to the local community.
IAU is proud to be able to call this island home. IAU received its charter and approval from the government of Saint Lucia in 2003. In addition, The Department of Education and Department of Health of Saint Lucia approved the eligibility of IAU College of Medicine graduates to practice medicine in Saint Lucia.
The Founding Dean of the University, Paul Cherian, MD, developed an innovative curriculum, aimed at developing students’ knowledge of the basic sciences as well as enhancing their problem solving skills through a problem based learning curriculum. He led the founding faculty in delivering a student centered curriculum which continues to be the cornerstone of the University’s success.
Our leadership upholds the University mission and goals, tending to its present, honoring its past, and molding its future.
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