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American University of Antigua College of Medicine in Manipal – Shaping the Future of the Healthcare Sector

BANGALORE, India, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American University of Antigua College of Medicine (AUACOM) in Manipal is calling for applications to admit its new cohort of future doctors in August 2022. A medical institution nestled on an island which is home to legendary cricketer Sir Vivian Richards who is also the brand ambassador of the institution, boasts of a vibrant global culture, an extraordinary campus, eminent faculty, vibrant facilities and a myriad of co-curricular and co-curricular activities for the overall development of their students.

One of the flagship campuses of Manipal Education & Medical Group, the institution has been contributing to the economy of this sovereign island since 2004. AUACOM is established as a unique medical school, modeled on American education . system, with a mission to address the growing shortage of doctors across the world and provide opportunities for underrepresented minorities.

The world has been living on the edge over the last two years of the pandemic, losing many lives to Covid 19. A lot has changed since then in terms of how people no longer take their health for granted. The fear of the pandemic has certainly made everyone more health conscious, continually striving to ensure immunity for themselves and their loved ones. While the world is still on the brink of the pandemic, all confused if it’s still ongoing or over or if it’s excitedly coming back, there’s a hard truth that’s more obvious now. The truth is about the doctor shortage that has lurked silently all this time. But the truth has hit harder now.

As a result of this hard truth, it has become even more evident that every nation must prepare to face the shortage of doctors and medical professors to strengthen its health sector. More than viewing the field of medicine solely as a career choice, there is an urgent need to build an effective resource pool of physicians and health care providers in primary and specialty care. At present, India has 562 medical colleges out of which 286 are in the government and 276 in the private sector with an annual admission capacity of 86,649 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and 42,015 students postgraduate per year. Also, there are 9,622 Diplomate of National Board (DNB)/Fellowship of National Board (FNB) and 2,432 College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPS) seats available in the country. Around 16 lakh aspirants are competing for these.

This whole situation reveals difficult facts about the state of educational opportunities for young students who want to become doctors, the lack of teachers and infrastructure. These contribute to the movement of students to other countries to pursue medical studies. The American University of Antigua College of Medicine in Manipal offers to fill this gap by evaluating promising students against the unique parameters of the institution, offering world-class medical education, robust research and laboratory facilities, the stability of a supportive academic atmosphere, safe and secure accommodation for international students. to a competent tariff structure.

Ms. Mamta Purbey, Executive Director of Enrollment Management and Institutional Analysis at the American University of Antigua (MAUA) in Manipal, said, “AUACOM is an established medical school that is constantly tackling the growing shortage of doctors, globally, while providing opportunities for these students. who otherwise could not pursue their dream of becoming doctors. Several thousand students have graduated from AUACOM and are licensed physicians in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and other countries. AUACOM is now accepting applications for the Fall 2022 term (August 2022). AUACOM’s holistic process in evaluating applications based on all aspects of the student’s academic and extracurricular achievements, not just limited to scores, is unique. ”One of the very few companies of Indian origin with a legitimate business interest in the Caribbean nation, today the American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, operated by Manipal Education and Medical Group, has earned a reputation as one of the best medical schools in the Caribbean.

About Manipal AAU AAU was founded in 2004 and is part of the Manipal Education & Medical Group. The AAU College of Medicine awards the Doctor of Medicine degree after students complete a two-year preclinical program on the Caribbean island of Antigua, followed by clinical rotations in the United States of America, United Kingdom , in Canada or in India in an affiliated education. hospitals. AAU is accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP). AAU is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in federal student aid programs, approved by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED), accredited by the Department of Florida education (DOE) and recognized by the Medical Board of California (MBC). Visit www.auamed.org to learn more.

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