Western Atlantic University School of Medicine
Last updated: October 31st, 2022 at 12:03 pm
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.
Nondiscrimination Policy: This policy applies to the recruitment and admission of students, employment of faculty and staff, and scholarship and loan programs. This policy is also followed in the operation of all other programs, activities, and services of Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM).
Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and does not discriminate in the student admissions process, the conduct and operations of educational programs and activities, operational activities, and employment practices.
WAUSM embraces and values the richness that diversity contributes to the learning environment and recognizes that diversity enhances the quality of its educational programs, and as such, WAUSM is dedicated to recruiting a diverse student population and ensuring that no discriminatory practices shall exist.
WAUSM is committed to providing a working and learning environment in which students, faculty and staff are treated with courtesy, respect, and dignity.
WAUSM’s policy is that no student, faculty, or staff shall be discriminated in, or denied benefits of, any educational program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, disability, political affiliation or belief, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy status, or marital status.
Anyone that is a witness to a discriminatory action by WAUSM’s students, faculty, staff or any of its affiliates, or anyone who believes they have been the object of discrimination or any discriminatory practices, should notify the appropriate WAUSM office as more particularly set forth in the reporting protocols articulated in WAUSM’s Student Handbook or Colleague Handbook, respectively. Any allegation of discrimination will be investigated. The reporting individual may file a report without fear of retaliation.
The Academic Catalog is published annually (January 1 – December 31). The Academic Catalog and any subsequent addendums are housed in Student Hub on Canvas
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.