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One Health One Medicine Health Fair – Saturday, March 25

St. George’s University’s chapter of the American Medical Students Association hosts several health fairs a year. Each health fair provides health tests to the public including diabetic, blood pressure, vision and hearing tests and breast exams. Student volunteers supervised by faculty members / physicians conduct these tests free of costs to attendees. The event allows students to practice their skills ... Read More »

Spring 2017 Class Begin Their Journey as Future Veterinarians at School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony

At the Spring 2017 School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony on January 28, the newest class of St. George’s University students donned their newly received white coats and collectively recited the Oath of Professional Commitment. Like the more than 1,200 veterinarian graduates of SGU had done before, they dedicated their professional future to the thorough and ethical care of ... Read More »

St. George’s University Welcomes Newest Class of Future Doctors at Spring 2017 School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

An ocean away and in a two-week span, the Spring 2017 class of St. George’s University took their Oath of Professional Commitment, the first step in their journey to becoming physicians, at the School of Medicine White Coat Ceremonies in the United Kingdom and Grenada. Students in the Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program ushered in the spring term with ... Read More »

Dr. Kenneth R. Bridges Delivers Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF Lecture at St. George’s University

More than 100 years ago, sickle cell disease was discovered while two doctors examined Grenadian-born Walter Clement Noel. One of the world’s leading authorities on the disease, Dr. Kenneth R. Bridges, Founder and Director of the International Sickle Cell Anemia Research Foundation,  delved into this disease, and its treatments,  in his keynote address at the annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF ... Read More »

St. George’s University Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence in International Education

St. George’s University’s highly anticipated 40th anniversary celebration kicked off with a weekend of festivities for which all those who helped author its incredible story—everyone from the faculty and staff to its more than 17,000 graduates — were invited. SGU’s impact on health care, veterinary medicine, business, and many other fields has been felt both near and far. Close to ... Read More »

St. George’s University Holds Second Commencement Ceremony in Botswana

Thirty-five Batswana graduates from St George’s University, the centre of international education on the Caribbean island of Grenada, will celebrate their achievement at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, 19 November at the Botswana TraveLodge in the country’s capital city. This is the second time that such a graduation ceremony has been held outside the United States in the 40 year ... Read More »

St. George’s University Hosts Veterinary Students from Denmark

Veterinary students from the University of Copenhagen Veterinary School in Denmark recently spent two weeks at St. George’s as part of the International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) exchange program.  Twelve  students were given the chance to immerse themselves in Grenada’s culture as well as gain an understanding of life as a veterinary medical student while gaining experience in the veterinary ... Read More »

SGU School of Medicine Students Join Medical Students from Around the World at IFMSA General Assembly in Mexico

Over 800 medical students recently gathered in Puebla, Mexico for the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA) general assembly, including a team of seven students from the IFMSA-Grenada association.  Focusing on the theme Global Vaccine Action Plan, the assembly addressed the importance of vaccinations in the prevention of epidemics and discussed solutions aimed at increasing vaccination rates in developing ... Read More »

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