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The Framework of WUSH

The framework of WUHS – School of Medicine and its faculty centers on producing a continuous supply of high-quality physicians, medical researchers and healthcare professionals for the United States, Canada and a Global Network. As a medical education... read more
Abdominal Surgery Symposium Conference

Abdominal Surgery Symposium Conference

What was the recommended sodium intake for an average healthy person in the United States? This was the last question I had to answer on my nutrition exam before I had to run to the ferry to begin my journey to the abdominal surgery conference in Tampa, Florida. I... read more
Acid Base Homeostasis

Acid Base Homeostasis

The regulation of hydrogen ions is just like the regulation of other ions. For the acid base homeostasis, the production and the removal of the hydrogen ions should be in balance. The kidneys play an important role in the regulation of hydrogen ions. Our body has... read more
SENSORY PHYSIOLOGY

SENSORY PHYSIOLOGY

The nervous system receives millions of bits of information from the sensory organs that are innervated by sensory nerves. The main component of the sensory system is sensory receptors. Although our body contains a very large number of different sensory receptors, the... read more
Behavioral Science Class Is Engaging

Behavioral Science Class Is Engaging

We are in the 2nd week of Behavioral Science class. Dr. Briceno is the professor and I enjoy her teaching style of getting straight to the point in each lecture. We have already covered 4 chapters in 4 classes. The lectures include content from the book,... read more
National Belize Medical and Dental Association Congress

National Belize Medical and Dental Association Congress

When Washington University students were invited to attend the 35th Annual National Belize Medical and Dental Association Congress I was quite interested. As I attended an abdominal surgery conference in Tampa a mere two weeks prior to the Belizean conference I was... read more
STEPS AND TIMELINE FOR REGISTERING FOR THE USMLE EXAMS

STEPS AND TIMELINE FOR REGISTERING FOR THE USMLE EXAMS

I’m Katelyn Sainz and I am the SGA president at Washington University of Health and Science, a top Caribbean Medical School, and I would like to talk about applying for the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK), and Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS). I will also go... read more
Congratulations to WUHS Graduate – Jason GO

Congratulations to WUHS Graduate – Jason GO

Jason Go graduated from Washington University of Health and Sciences in April 2016. He has been awarded a T32 Grant from the NIH in the field of Cardiovasology, and is currently working as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Mayo Clinic for the division of... read more
SGA Sponsors WUHS Meet & Greet

SGA Sponsors WUHS Meet & Greet

WUHS Meet and Greet was held on May 27th, 2016.  It started at 7:00 pm and was held at Katelyn and Michelle’s apartment.   It was organized by SGA President Katelyn Sainz and Vice President, Michelle Kluger.  There was a pot luck and therefore everyone brought... read more
Get A Great Cup of Coffee And More At Island Buzz

Get A Great Cup of Coffee And More At Island Buzz

Manic Monday’s at Island Buzz are becoming my favorite part of the weekly WUHS routine. Students come Monday morning to grab some coffee or breakfast and mentally prepare for the week ahead. It’s a great way to transition from the weekend to the weekday... read more
Congratulations 2016 Match Ryan Hennessy

Congratulations 2016 Match Ryan Hennessy

Ryan Hennessy graduated from WUHS from the Doctor of Medicine program in August 2013. He is originally from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since graduation Ryan was hired as a post doctoral fellow in cardiovascular diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. Ryan... read more
Father and Daughter Medical Students

Father and Daughter Medical Students

David Wade, medical student at WUHS, gets to experience something that most dads will never experience! He gets to go to med school with his daughter, Kristen Lovvorn. In David’s words in a social media post, “Daddy-daughter medical students. Less than a... read more
Eating Healthy, Eating Right, and Exercising

Eating Healthy, Eating Right, and Exercising

Exercising has been a bit of a challenge living on an island. There are gyms, but they are pretty expensive. Too expensive for a Caribbean medical student – $60 a month! I want to use that $$ for food. I’m a guy, so I want to do more than jog on a beach. Weight... read more
Why Choose WUHS

Why Choose WUHS

I would like to take a moment to explain the reality of medical school. Medical school is considered the hardest part in a student’s life should you decide to pursue such a career.  I’ll be honest with you, if you’re interested in medicine for... read more
Conquering the human body

Conquering the human body

Anatomy will be one of the most exciting subjects you cover when you start medical school but excitement isn’t really enough on its own (sadly). Everyone wants to be a super-ace or at least not find themselves struggling with learning how to learn. I’d honestly say... read more
MD4 Event at Boca Del Rio Area

MD4 Event at Boca Del Rio Area

On Sunday April 10th, at about 1:3Opm, students as well as staff gathered at the Boca Del Rio Area at the “Rio Bar and Grill” where the proposed venue for the MD4s was to take place. Shortly after the games began. They played Spoon and Egg, Tug of War, Sack... read more

Low Cost Caribbean MD

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.