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15 Years of Medical Education Experience

Medical Education Top Caribbean Medical SchoolThe WUHS (Belize) was among the first of a growing number of International medical schools to adopt a competency-based curriculum, one that provides students with excellent clinical training balanced by the development of strong interpersonal and professional skills. Below find the required competencies and courses.

Seven Core Competencies

  • Effective communication
  • Basic clinical skills
  • Using science to guide diagnosis, management, therapeutics, and prevention
  • Lifelong learning
  • Self-awareness, self-care, and personal growth
  • Social and community contexts of health care

Problem solving

In addition, the WUHS (Belize) has developed a strong set of core values, a code of professional conduct, for students to embrace:

  • Core Values
  • Guiding Principles
  • Professionalism
  • Excellence that is reflected in the innovative conduct and advancement of education, research and patient care.
  • Respect for individuals who are affiliated with, or come in contact with, WUHS (Belize) students, residents, fellows, faculty, staff, employees, partners, communities, patients and families.
  • Integrity that embraces the very highest standards of ethical behavior and exemplary moral character.
  • Diversity that is reflected in actions that appreciate all individuals.
  • Cooperation that is manifested by collegial communication and collaboration.

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Student Testimonial

Michelle Kluger

My love affair with medicine dates back as far as I can remember. So for me, attending a school that could boast the academic resources I need; and also, be located in the Caribbean was a no brainer.

Student Testimonial

Katelyn Sainz

I did my undergrad at Arizona State University and graduated with a BS in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology. I have wanted to be a physician since as long as I can remember.

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