Western Atlantic University School of Medicine
Last updated: July 8th, 2022 at 11:57 am
The Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) catalog is for information purposes only and does not represent a contract. Information contained herein is subject to change at any time by administrative decision or the direction of the Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) Board of Trustees.
Accreditation: The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Profession (CAAM-HP) granted candidacy status to WAUSM. CAAM-HP is the legally constituted body established in 2003 under the aegis of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) empowered to determine and prescribe standards and to accredit programs of medical, dental, veterinary, and other health professions education on behalf of the contracting parties of CARICOM.
Notice of Nondiscrimination: Consistent with all US and Bahamian laws, rules, regulations, and/or local ordinances (e.g., Title VII, Title VI, Title III, Title II, Rehab Act, ADA, and Title IX), it is the policy of Western Atlantic University School of Medicine not to engage in any discrimination or harassment against any individuals because of race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy status, national or ethnic origin, non-disqualifying disability, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military, veteran status, or political beliefs or affiliations, and to comply with all nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations.
This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions; enrollment; scholarships; loan programs; employment; and access to, participation in, and treatment in all university centers, programs, and activities. WAUSM admits students of any race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy status, national or ethnic origin, non-disqualifying disability, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military, veteran status, or political beliefs or affiliations, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at WAUSM, and does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school administered programs.
The academic catalog describes the educational program and activities available at WAUSM. WAUSM’s curriculum is designed to build a solid foundation and positions students for success.
The information contained in the student handbook serves as a guide for students throughout their academic, clinical, and extracurricular life as members of the WAUSM community.