Category Archives: School of Medicine

Commitment to Professionalism: St. George’s University School of Medicine Spring 2014 Entering Class Takes Oath

A noble journey began on January 31 for 526 St. George’s University medical students, who donned their white coats and took their Oaths of Professional Commitment at the spring 2014 White Coat Ceremonies, held at Patrick F. Adams Hall in Grenada.  They join 29 fellow students from the Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars who began their semester with a White ... Read More »

Over 80 Global Scholars Celebrate White Coat Ceremony in UK as St. George’s University Ushers in New Class of Medical Students

On the first step of their path to becoming an MD, 782 incoming students took part in the St. George’s University School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony, with 86 Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars taking part in the ceremony at Northumbria University, Newcastle on August 15, 2013.  Baroness (Ros) Howells of St Davids, the only Grenadian in the House of ... Read More »

St. George’s University Ushers in Class of 782 Medical Students

In their official welcome to the medical profession, 782 incoming students took part in the St. George’s University School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony, taking their first step toward becoming doctors.  The True Blue Campus in Grenada welcomed 696 students while 86 Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars took part in the White Coat Ceremony at Northumbria, UK. Dr. Fred Jacobs, ... Read More »

Twelve SOM Graduates Awarded Distinction in Research

Twelve St. George’s University School of Medicine students were recognized for making a significant contribution to research during their MD studies at this year’s 2013 SOM commencement ceremony. The students, who have all published their research in at least two peer-reviewed journals, were given the designation of “Distinction in Research” and wore  a blue and gold, double strand honor cord ... Read More »

Spring 2013 Fifth Term Awards; Recognition of Excellence

Five distinguished students were recognized for academic excellence and altruistic service to the Grenadian Community at the bi-annual 5th term awards ceremony, held at Patrick Adams Hall on Thursday May 9. Vennela Reddy and Aness Al-Khateeb walked away with the BSCE 1 and BSCE 2 awards respectively which was bestowed to the persons with the highest scores on those exams. ... Read More »

SGU Graduate to Start Endoscopy Unit at General Hospital

St. George’s University alumnus, Dr. Patrick Tempara, SGUSOM ’86 has donated equipment valued at over US $200,000 to the General Hospital, Grenada to create the hospital’s very own endoscopy unit. Donations, from Dr. Tempara and several corporate donors, included endoscopes, pediatric endoscopes, colonoscopes, sigmoidoscopes, and supporting equipment and supplies. Dr. Tempara, who is a gastroenterologist from New Jersey, has also ... Read More »

Dr. Gerry Rayman Shares Ideas that could Limit Diabetic Leg Amputations

Is enough being done to prevent and reduce diabetic amputations in Grenada? At a graduate seminar held at St. George’s University, Dr. Gerry Rayman, a consultant physician and Head of Service at the Diabetes and Endocrine Centre at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, UK, spoke on the topic “a national programme to reduce the variation in amputations in the UK.” In ... Read More »

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