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www.umhs-sk.org
Ryan RossAssistant Director of Admissions and Director of Social Media Marketing           @UMHSstkitts
What we’ll be discussing Caribbean Medical Schools What makes UMHS a great option? Student Life Facilities / Technolog...
What are my chances of getting  into a US medical school?
What happens to those who don’tget accepted to medical school?Approximately 82%choose alternativecareer paths and giveup t...
What makes UMHS such a great              option? UMHS is a boutique medical       Reasonable Tuition    school         ...
UMHS History Founded in 2007 (Inaugural class May 2008) Our founder, Dr. Robert Ross (1917-2011)   had a lifetime of ex...
Program Structure 10 Semesters Total Semesters 1-4    Basic Science    St. Kitts Semester 5    Introduction to Clini...
Where is St. Kitts? Located in the Eastern Caribbean 1,200 miles from Miami, 1600 miles from New York The island is 69 ...
Map of St. Kitts
Basic Science Program Traditional Medical School Curriculum Each Semester is 15 weeks Three Semesters per Year Clinica...
Basic Science Curriculum Semester One                       Semester Three   Gross/Developmental                Pathol...
Student Services Low Attrition High student morale Student support services  include:    Tutoring    Counseling    S...
Additional Pathways ARP (Accelerated Review Program)    1 semester post-bacc program        Reviews premed material fou...
St. Kitts Campus Compares to the Best  Universities in the US Completely State-of-the-  art Wireless and Networked  Cam...
Future Doctors!
Virtual Hospital 24 bed Skills Laboratory Fully Equipped with  Computerized  Simulation models and  Working Headwalls M...
Library and Learning Resource CenterWireless environmentFull collection of medical books, periodicals, and journalsLatest ...
Auditorium 220 Seat Auditorium Installed with the most  cutting edge technology   LCD Projectors, Plasma   Screen   Mon...
Anatomy Building 11,000 square foot anatomy building LCD monitors strategically placed through out the lab for faculty p...
Multipurpose Laboratory Two 100 seat multipurpose  laboratories Wireless environment Fully equipped with state of the  ...
Classrooms Smaller classrooms  throughout the campus Used for:   small group instruction   Seminars   group study   ...
Faculty Highly credentialed and recruited primarily from the US  and Canada Majority have either MD and/or PhD Dedicate...
Getting to St. Kitts Serviced by major airlines Direct flights from NY, Miami Usually no more than one  transfer 2.5 h...
LIVING IN PARADISE
Conveniences St. Kitts has many  restaurants that cater  to a U.S. population Modern super markets  and pharmacy J.N. F...
Leisure Sports and Recreation Water-based activities Competitive Sports   Intramural Teams Hiking and climbing   Fort...
Student Housing Housing department Variety of housing  options and amenities Housing database   pricing, picture, amen...
Fifth Semester Portland, Maine Introduction to clinical medicine coursework Begin clinical experience    Shadow physic...
United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE) Students qualify to sit for licensure    examinations in the United S...
The Clinical Program Semesters 6-10 Affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the US No long delays on clinical transiti...
The Clinical Program 48 weeks of Mandatory Core Clinical Rotations 30 weeks of Elective Clinical Rotations The core rot...
Clinical Curriculum Core Rotations:     Medicine                     12 weeks     Surgery                      12 weeks...
Clinical Clerkships in the US Core clerkships available in:     Georgia     Illinois     Michigan     Maryland     C...
Affiliated Teaching Hospitals We are continually expanding our clinical program
Are US residency opportunities  available to me as a graduate of               UMHS? Yes! Apply for residency along with...
Residency Placement                                                      MATCH RESULTS 2011         Ob/Gyn (Categorical) ...
Admissions
Requirements for Application Must have minimum of three years of study (90 semester credits) Applicants must have succes...
Application ProcessHow do I apply and what are the steps?
Application Checklist A complete application including all required  documentation must be submitted before the  Admissio...
3 Start Dates Per Year January May September
Tuition and Financial Aid $8,600 per Semester in St. Kitts (Semesters 1-4) $12,000 per Semester for the Clinical Program...
Our Value   Small Class Size   High Quality Education   Great Student Retention   Stunning Campus   Cutting Edge Tech...
Join the family!    @UMHSstkitts
NEW YORKUniversity of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts       North American Administrative Office            460 W....
FLORIDAUniversity of Medicine and Health Sciences               Nancy Ross     Associate Director of Admissions         28...
MICHIGANUniversity of Medicine and Health Sciences               Michelle Peres Interim University Director of Admissions ...
CALIFORNIAUniversity of Medicine and Health Sciences            E. Leon Mattingley      Associate Director of Admissions  ...
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Located in St. Kitts, West Indies, UMHS is one of the leading Caribbean Medical Schools. UMHS is owned and operated by Warren Ross and his family, who were early pioneers of medical education in the Caribbean. With an innovative campus, small class sizes and low attrition, UMHS students have among the highest USMLE step 1 pass rates. Graduates qualify to practice in the US and Canada.

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UMHS St. Kitts Full Presentation

  1. 1. www.umhs-sk.org
  2. 2. Ryan RossAssistant Director of Admissions and Director of Social Media Marketing @UMHSstkitts
  3. 3. What we’ll be discussing Caribbean Medical Schools What makes UMHS a great option? Student Life Facilities / Technology Faculty Curriculum / Timeline Clinical Placement in the US US Residency Opportunities Admissions Financial Aid How to make your dream a reality
  4. 4. What are my chances of getting into a US medical school?
  5. 5. What happens to those who don’tget accepted to medical school?Approximately 82%choose alternativecareer paths and giveup their dream ofbecoming a doctor!
  6. 6. What makes UMHS such a great option? UMHS is a boutique medical  Reasonable Tuition school  Faculty recruited primarily Curriculum comparable to US from US and Canada medical schools  All clinical programs are in Founded by Dr. Robert Ross the US and President Warren Ross  NRMP Residency placement 7 week Kaplan review course match prior to step 1  $50 million campus and High Step 1 Pass Rate facilities Low Attrition  Beautiful island of St. Kitts  Direct flights from major US cities to St. Kitts
  7. 7. UMHS History Founded in 2007 (Inaugural class May 2008) Our founder, Dr. Robert Ross (1917-2011)  had a lifetime of experience in the area of medical education  founder and former owner of one of the largest and most prestigious Caribbean Medical Schools  brought a wealth of experience, knowledge, and resources to offer the best education possible
  8. 8. Program Structure 10 Semesters Total Semesters 1-4  Basic Science  St. Kitts Semester 5  Introduction to Clinical Medicine  Kaplan prep course for USMLE Step 1  Portland, Maine Semesters 6-10  All Clinical Rotations in the US
  9. 9. Where is St. Kitts? Located in the Eastern Caribbean 1,200 miles from Miami, 1600 miles from New York The island is 69 square miles with a population of 31,880. Independent Democratic Country
  10. 10. Map of St. Kitts
  11. 11. Basic Science Program Traditional Medical School Curriculum Each Semester is 15 weeks Three Semesters per Year Clinical component introduced in med 1 and incorporated throughout basic science Courses are Primarily Didactic with a Pre-Clinical Component
  12. 12. Basic Science Curriculum Semester One  Semester Three  Gross/Developmental  Pathology I Anatomy  Neuroscience /  Histology Neuroanatomy  Cell and Molecular Biology  Microbiology  Medical Ethics  Behavioral Sciences  Intro to Physical Diagnosis Semester Two  Semester Four  Genetics  Pathology II  Physiology  Pharmacology &  Biochemistry Therapeutics  Biostatistics &  Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology Medicine I  Immunology
  13. 13. Student Services Low Attrition High student morale Student support services include:  Tutoring  Counseling  Student Advisor  Peer Mentoring  Study Groups  Early Detection Program  AMSA  Extremely active and influential SGA  Student Clubs
  14. 14. Additional Pathways ARP (Accelerated Review Program)  1 semester post-bacc program  Reviews premed material foundational to basic science curriculum  Develop time management and improve study skills  Significantly increases chance for success in medical school EBS (Extended Basic Science)  4 semesters are stretched into 5, equaling about 1 less basic science course per semester Dual Degrees  Online MBA, MHA, MPH, etc. through Walden and Davenport Universities
  15. 15. St. Kitts Campus Compares to the Best Universities in the US Completely State-of-the- art Wireless and Networked Campus Facilities include:  Library and Resource Center  Auditorium  Laboratories (Multi- purpose, Virtual Hospital, and Anatomy)  Classrooms  Campus Bookstore and Cafe
  16. 16. Future Doctors!
  17. 17. Virtual Hospital 24 bed Skills Laboratory Fully Equipped with Computerized Simulation models and Working Headwalls Models can Simulate Virtually every Condition and Illness Largest Outside the US military
  18. 18. Library and Learning Resource CenterWireless environmentFull collection of medical books, periodicals, and journalsLatest educational software and on line databasesOver 60 computers for student use
  19. 19. Auditorium 220 Seat Auditorium Installed with the most cutting edge technology  LCD Projectors, Plasma Screen Monitors, Computers, and Elmos Wireless Environment
  20. 20. Anatomy Building 11,000 square foot anatomy building LCD monitors strategically placed through out the lab for faculty presentations Computers are installed at each table for students to access anatomy software Superb Ventilation
  21. 21. Multipurpose Laboratory Two 100 seat multipurpose laboratories Wireless environment Fully equipped with state of the art audio visual equipment Physiology, Microbiology, Pathology, and Microscopic Anatomy
  22. 22. Classrooms Smaller classrooms throughout the campus Used for:  small group instruction  Seminars  group study  closer interaction with faculty members
  23. 23. Faculty Highly credentialed and recruited primarily from the US and Canada Majority have either MD and/or PhD Dedicate 100% of their time to teaching
  24. 24. Getting to St. Kitts Serviced by major airlines Direct flights from NY, Miami Usually no more than one transfer 2.5 hour flight from Miami
  25. 25. LIVING IN PARADISE
  26. 26. Conveniences St. Kitts has many restaurants that cater to a U.S. population Modern super markets and pharmacy J.N. France Hospital/Health Clinics Local transportation system
  27. 27. Leisure Sports and Recreation Water-based activities Competitive Sports  Intramural Teams Hiking and climbing  Fortress  waterfalls  Caves  volcanic crater. Zip Line Carnival and a Music Festival New modern Movie Theatre
  28. 28. Student Housing Housing department Variety of housing options and amenities Housing database  pricing, picture, amenitie s, and distance from school Average cost of furnished housing is $600 per month, plus utilities
  29. 29. Fifth Semester Portland, Maine Introduction to clinical medicine coursework Begin clinical experience  Shadow physicians  Work in local hospital and clinics Kaplan 7 week USMLE review course
  30. 30. United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE) Students qualify to sit for licensure examinations in the United States Shelf Examination Fifth Semester Board Review Program Students sit for USMLE Step I after successfully completing the 5th Semester Students must pass Step I to progress to the sixth semester, and both parts of Step II to graduate Step II: Test of Clinical Knowledge (CK) and Test of Clinical skills (CS) Step III is the final exam taken after graduation for licensure
  31. 31. The Clinical Program Semesters 6-10 Affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the US No long delays on clinical transition!
  32. 32. The Clinical Program 48 weeks of Mandatory Core Clinical Rotations 30 weeks of Elective Clinical Rotations The core rotations represent the primary areas of medical practice included in every medical school.
  33. 33. Clinical Curriculum Core Rotations:  Medicine 12 weeks  Surgery 12 weeks  Pediatrics 6 weeks  Family Medicine 6 weeks  Obstetrics and Gynecology 6 weeks  Psychiatry 6 weeks Elective rotations are offered in most recognized medical sub-specialties  Cardiology  Emergency Medicine  Plastic Surgery, Radiology  Pathology  Neurology
  34. 34. Clinical Clerkships in the US Core clerkships available in:  Georgia  Illinois  Michigan  Maryland  Connecticut  New York  Ohio  Wisconsin  Puerto Rico
  35. 35. Affiliated Teaching Hospitals We are continually expanding our clinical program
  36. 36. Are US residency opportunities available to me as a graduate of UMHS? Yes! Apply for residency along with US students Had first match in 2011  All who applied matched = 100% match rate  Some pre-matched Had Second Match in 2012  Almost all matched again!
  37. 37. Residency Placement MATCH RESULTS 2011  Ob/Gyn (Categorical) Aultman Hospital (Canton,OH)  Categorical Ob/Gyn (Categorical) Monmouth Medical Center (Long Branch, NJ)  Internal Medicine (Categorical) Hahnemann University Hospital Program (PA)  Internal Medicine (Categorical) University of Nevada (Reno, NV)  Family Medicine (Categorical) University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Program (Chicago, IL)  General Surgery (Preliminary) University of Nevada Program (Las Vegas, NV) MATCH RESULTS 2012 Family Medicine UAMS-AHEC (Jonesboro, AR)  Family Medicine Synergy Medical Ed Alliance (MI) Surgery (Preliminary) University of South Florida  Medicine/Pediatrics Michigan State University (Tampa, Fl) (Kalamazoo, MI) Internal Medicine Tripler Army Medical Center  Internal Medicine Kettering Medical Center (OH) (Hawaii) Internal Medicine Johns Hopkins/Sinai (MD) PRE MATCH 2012 Transitional St. Mary Mercy Hospital (MI) Ob/Gyn Oakwood Hospital (MI)  Family Medicine Penn State (PA) Ob/Gyn WSU/Detroit Medical Center (MI)  Internal Medicine Pinnacle Health System (PA) Family Medicine Beaumont Health System (Grosse Pointe, MI)  Family Medicine Clinton Memorial (OH) Internal Medicine WSU/Detroit Medical Center (MI)  Internal Medicine New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NC) Transitional Detroit Medical Center (MI)
  38. 38. Admissions
  39. 39. Requirements for Application Must have minimum of three years of study (90 semester credits) Applicants must have successfully completed the following pre- requisites: Inorganic or General Chemistry (with labs) 2 Semesters Organic Chemistry (with labs) * 2 Semesters General Biology or Zoology 2 Semesters Physics (with labs) 1 Semesters English 2 Semesters College level mathematics 1 Semester (Preferably Calculus or Statistics) Applicants may substitute one semester of Biochemistry for Organic II if this is the prescribed pre-medical chemistry sequence at your college or university
  40. 40. Application ProcessHow do I apply and what are the steps?
  41. 41. Application Checklist A complete application including all required documentation must be submitted before the Admissions Committee will initiate a review. A completed paper or electronic application Application fee of $75 U.S. Personal Statement 2 Letters of Recommendation (Committee or Professor) Official transcripts from each university/college attended Official MCAT report
  42. 42. 3 Start Dates Per Year January May September
  43. 43. Tuition and Financial Aid $8,600 per Semester in St. Kitts (Semesters 1-4) $12,000 per Semester for the Clinical Program (Semesters 5-10) Total cost of attendance around $180,000 Institutional loans and scholarships available for those who qualify.
  44. 44. Our Value Small Class Size High Quality Education Great Student Retention Stunning Campus Cutting Edge Technology Affordable Tuition High USMLE Pass Rate US Clinical Rotations Experienced Owners St. Kitts!
  45. 45. Join the family! @UMHSstkitts
  46. 46. NEW YORKUniversity of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts North American Administrative Office 460 W. 34th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10001 Tel: (212) 868-0855 Toll-Free (866) 686-0380 Fax: (212)-868-4722 admissions@umhs-sk.net
  47. 47. FLORIDAUniversity of Medicine and Health Sciences Nancy Ross Associate Director of Admissions 2875 South Ocean Blvd Suite 200 Palm Beach, FL 33480 Tel: (561) 547-1520 Toll-Free (877) 547-1520 Fax: 561-547-1940 nkomorowski@umhs-sk.net
  48. 48. MICHIGANUniversity of Medicine and Health Sciences Michelle Peres Interim University Director of Admissions 5777 W. Maple Rd, Suite 145 W. Bloomfield, MI 48322 Tel: (248) 363-8558 or Toll-Free (877) 363-8558 Fax: 248-363-1105 mperes@umhs-sk.net
  49. 49. CALIFORNIAUniversity of Medicine and Health Sciences E. Leon Mattingley Associate Director of Admissions 2900 Gordon Avenue, Suite 100 Santa Clara, Ca 95051 Tel: (408) 735-1135 or (866) 735-1135 Fax: (408) 733-2377 elmattingley@umhs-sk.net

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