Led by Joseph Flaherty, MD, Western Atlantic University School of Medicine’s leadership team is made up of experienced medical school educators and proven administrators who have collectively educated thousands of successful MDs who have launched successfully careers across the US and Canada.
Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) is an allopathic medical school that confers the Doctor of Medicine (MD).
Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) has received Candidacy Status by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP). For more information, visit our Accreditation page.
WAUSM’s preclerkship campus is conveniently located in Freeport, Grand Bahama, 80 miles east of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. To learn more, visit Freeport Campus.
Yes, we have a formal mentoring program that involves both students and faculty. To learn more, visit Academic Support.
WAUSM students complete all third year core clinical rotations and fourth year elective rotations in the United States. Third year clinical rotations are fulfilled at our premier teaching hospital partner. See Curriculum to learn more.
Western Atlantic University School of Medicine offers three start dates a year – in January, May, and September.
Advantages to being an inaugural member of Western Atlantic University School of Medicine include limitless leadership, academic, and community opportunities, which give our students the chance to build excellent residency applications on their path to becoming a doctor.