Category Archives: School of Medicine

SGUSOM Students Roll to Victory at NJACP Medical Challenge Bowl

A team of St. George’s University School of Medicine students dominated the Medical Challenge Bowl competition at the New Jersey chapter of the American College of Physicians scientific meeting in March. The six students – Elizabeth and Clay Duval, Kesha Oza, Steven Phillips, Marcus Perry, and Amith Ahluwalia – all on their clinical rotations at St. Barnabas Medical Center, defeated ... Read More »

St. George’s University Veterinary Student Receives Food Safety Training at the USDA

While veterinarians are largely associated with caring for household pets, they are very much at the forefront of human health as well, overseeing the quality of food that is harvested, purchased, and consumed. One St. George’s University veterinary student, Abigail Maynard, enjoyed the unique opportunity to spend part of her summer with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food ... Read More »

Clinical Professionalism Selective Provides St. Georges University Students Unique Field Experience in Sweden

Over the past 40 years, not only has St. George’s University drawn students and faculty from 140 countries to the small island of Grenada, it has also provided students with the opportunity to explore course selectives all over the world, including Peru, the Czech Republic, India, Thailand, Kenya, and beyond. For almost a decade, the University has offered its Clinical ... Read More »

St. George’s University Partners with San Jose State University to Provide Nursing Students with Global Service Learning Experience

More than thirty nursing students from San Jose State University (SJSU) spent the summer honing their public health skills at St. George’s University in Grenada as part of a newly formed partnership between the institutions. St. George’s hosted the SJSU students on the True Blue Campus for their public health clinical rotations, providing an opportunity for the nursing students to ... Read More »

St. George’s University Welcomes High School and College Students to the 2015 Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy

Successfully balancing a challenging academic program with extracurricular activities, 81 students recently participated in St. George’s University Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy, a summer program on the True Blue Campus in Grenada, West Indies for college and high school students interested in exploring a career in medicine or veterinary medicine. Students from the United States, England, Canada, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Tortola, ... Read More »

SGU’s Chapter of AMSA delivered a Record Donation of $31,000 to the Grenada Heart Foundation

St. George’s University members of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), along with the help of Prickly Bay Marina, presented a donation of EC$31,000, the highest single donation to date, to the Grenada Heart Foundation (GHF) on Thursday April 16, 2015. Funds were raised at this year’s Valentine’s Day Date Auction, the most successful fundraiser the group has held to ... Read More »

St. George’s University Graduates More Than 250 Students at Grenada Commencement

At the St. George’s University School of Arts Sciences and Graduate Studies Program commencement held at Patrick Adams Hall on May 16, the message to its more than 250 graduates was clear – the present, at all times, is the most important time in their lives because it is always a chance for them to define their role in the ... Read More »

WIM Presents Week of Activities Surrounding Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are the focus of activities on campus this week thanks to the Women in Medicine student group who have put together an agenda that includes a research symposium, lectures, and a fundraiser for the benefit of Grenada Planned Parenthood Association. On Monday, March 23, the group teamed up with SGU’s Department of Microbiology to facilitate a research symposium ... Read More »

Entering Medical Class Joins Humanistic and Ethical “Infinite Game”

A new class of prospective doctors from 41 countries embarked on its educational journey at St. George’s University at the symbolic White Coat Ceremonies on January 30, 2015. Miles away from the rest of their class in Grenada, part of the entering medical class participated in their White Coat Ceremony at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on January 16. These ... Read More »

Child Development Guru Visits Grenada

Six years after SGU faculty member Dr. Barbara Landon began teaching and popularizing Conscious Discipline in Grenada, Dr. Becky Bailey, developer of the award-winning program and one of Dr. Landon’s mentors, has visited the Spice Isle, donating her time to the growing Saving Brains program in Grenada. Dr. Bailey, an award-winning author and internationally recognized expert in childhood education and ... Read More »

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