Pre Clinical Program
Important Note For All The Students Enrolled/Enrolling After 18th November 2021
For Indian Students:
The entire five year course shall be conducted at Guyana in the University campus which includes one year of preclinical sciences , two years of Paraclinical sciences and two years of clinical sciences programme inclusive of clinical rotations in our affiliated hospitals at Guyana viz Georgetown Public Hospital and St Joseph Mercy Hospital.
The Indian students also have an option to undergo an observation practice at Max Healthcare, during their vacations/semester breaks to gain the relevant competencies and familiarize themselves with the disease profile and the healthcare delivery system prevalent in India.
The eligibility criteria for students to travel to Guyana for pursuing their medical education remains unchanged viz, NEET qualification is mandatory and eligibility criteria for NEET have to be fulfilled as laid down by competent authorities from time to time.This is essential for all students who wish to return to India and be eligible for appearing for FMGE/ NEXT Examination.
For International Students:
The eligibility criteria for the International students enrolling/enrolled at the Lincoln American University, School of Medicine, remains unchanged and is subject to the Medical Council of their respective country.
If the parent Medical Council of their country approves, the students can avail the benefit of undergoing clinical rotation in the leading hospitals of Nepal, India, the USA,etc
The second and third year of the MD Program is called the Basic Science Program or Pre Clinical Program and is the second stage in getting an MD degree.
Lincoln American University offers the Basic Science Program which follows the US standard medical college curriculum. The curriculum of the Basic Science Program emphasizes problem-based learning and clinical correlations. During this program, the students are provided with a thorough knowledge of the basic biomedical sciences, physical examination skills, and problem-solving techniques which begin the first semester with the physical diagnosis.
At LAU, the faculty members of the Basic Science Program are graduates and postgraduates from reputed universities of the United States. LAU ensures to maintain a low student to faculty ratio to provide the best learning and practical exposure.
The Curriculum of the Pre Clinical Program at LAU is designed to offer the following:
- In-depth knowledge of the basic medical sciences.
- A range of problems encountered by doctors and the range of solutions that have been developed for their recognition, investigation, prevention, and treatment.
- The principles of disease, therapy, ethical and legal issues relevant to the practice of medicine.
The medical curriculum at LAU matches the standards of MD in USA and classes & laboratories here are augmented with the latest technology & modern infrastructure, which makes LAU one of the finest medical universities to pursue MD in South America. Classes are enhanced with the latest educational technology.
In today’s changing world, every day, new researches are being performed to understand the anatomical functions, diseases, and treatments. Here, at Lincoln American University, the best practices are used to provide complete knowledge to the students not only through books but also with the unique practical ways to make them learn more. At LAU, classrooms are not the only source of gaining knowledge; rather students at LAU learn through experiences.
The Basic Science Program is completed in the four semesters. Clinical training is provided in the early semesters at LAU affiliated hospitals and clinical centers.
LAU is one of the finest medical school in Guyana, the gem of Caribbean region, which makes pursuing MD in Caribbean even more delightful experience.
The medium of instruction at LAU is English and the course curriculum is designed according to the best medical universities in the Caribbean Islands and MD in USA.
To all the medical aspirants
What are you waiting for? Enroll right away, join Lincoln American University, kick-start your MD in Guyana and embark on your journey of becoming a doctor!