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AUA College of Medicine signs inaugural transfer agreement with Warwick Medical School

NEW YORK, April , 2019 -- American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, a medical school dedicated to providing education of the highest quality, granting opportunities to underrepresented minorities and fostering a diverse academic community, announces it has signed its first-ever transfer agreement with the University of Warwick Medical School, which is located in Coventry in the United Kingdom.

As the only medical school in the Caribbean with this prestigious agreement, high achieving students now have the opportunity to transfer to University of Warwick’s Medical School and complete their degree after completing their basic sciences at AUA College of Medicine.

Named one of the top 20 World’s Most International Universities by Times Higher Education, the University of Warwick is one of the United Kingdom’s leading universities.The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and is globally recognized for its commitment to research and medical education.

Annually, up to eight AUA college of Medicine students are eligible for transfer to Warwick Medical School following successful completion of their first two years of medical education.

“This exclusive partnership with the University of WarwickMedical School aligns with our mission of fostering a diverse academic community and ensuring that our students develop a deeper understanding of how medicine impacts global health,” said AUA President Neal Simon. “Partnering with this prestigious institution is an honor; we are optimistic about the opportunities this affords our students and how it elevates the greater good for everyone involved.”

“We are proud to partner with AUA, a medical school dedicated to creating future generations of physicians who serve the communities they represent,” said University of Warwick Head of Medical Education Professor Colin Macdougall,Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators and Principle Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. “This relationship delivers an enhanced pathway for students and provides an opportunity for both universities to continue to deliver on our promise of excellence.”

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About American University of Antigua

 American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine is an innovative, fully accredited international medical school located on the island of Antigua in the Caribbean. Founded in 2004, AUA obtained approvals by the U.S. Department of Education, New York State of Education Department, Florida Department of Education and the Medical Board of California as well as the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP). AUA graduates are eligible for licensure in all fifty states, Canada and India. AUA is dedicated to providing a learner-centric education of the highest quality and is committed to leading the next generation of physicians and healthcare professionals to respond to global healthcare needs. For more information, visit http://www.auamed.org

16 April 2019

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