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  1. MISSION To train qualified individuals to become primary care physicians who have a global health perspective. EDUCATIONAL APPROACH  Traditional pedagogy;  Problem-oriented case- based;  Small group learning;  Basic sciences integration;  Technology supported;  Self directed learning.
  2. BOARD OF DIRECTORS Raul R. Cuadrado, Dr.PH, PhD, Honorary Chairman Richard L. White, PhD, Chairman Mark Kutner, M.D., Vice Chairman Esther B. Tellechea, BBA, Secretary Melvin G. Henninger, BBA, MBA, CPA Albert L. Weintraub, Esq., Tomlin J. Paul, MB BS, MPH, DFPHM Carlton M. Mills, Ed.D Simon Slattery, MB, BS Pepi Granat, M.D. Joanne F. White, PhD Cesar Ceballos, M.D. John Tress Rolando Cuadrado Richard Rohrs, PA-C, DFAAPA James F. Cawley, MPH, PA-C
  3. Administration Chairman Richard L. White, PhD Vice Chairman Mark Kutner, M.D. Special Advisor Finance Melvin G. Henninger, BBA, MBA, CPA Chief Administrative Officer/Provost/Dean Tomlin J. Paul, MB BS, MPH, DFPHM Vice President Administration & Finance Esther B. Tellechea, BBA Vice President Legal & International Affairs Albert L. Weintraub, Esq. Vice President Community Affairs, TCI Carlton M. Mills, Dr.ED Director, Center of Excellence & Research Simon Slattery, MB, BS Assoc. Vice President Legal Affairs Paul Dempsey, Esq. Associate Dean Judy Casey-Dempsey, B.Sc., PhD CPA/AUDIT SERVICES  TCI Lorne Rowe, Management Support Services Neil French, KPMG Ltd.  US Perez-Abreu, Aguerrebere, Sueiro & Torres P.L Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. CONSULTANTS  Hospitals, Michele McKenney, MPH, JD  Library, Swarna Bandara SECURITY, TCI  Dove Security
  4. MILESTONES  Dr. Tomlin J. Paul, Provost/Dean, July 2010  TCIG License, April 2011  MOU  University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, 2011  Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, 2011  Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP), IPA August 2012  GU-MED Campus Facility, October 2012
  5. Academic Programs  ALLOPATHIC MEDICAL DEGREE (MD)  Traditional four-year curriculum • Basic Sciences • Clinical Rotations  Advanced Standing Admission offered to qualified: • Physician Assistants (PAs) • Nurse Practitioners (NPs) • International Medical Graduates (IMGs)  PUBLIC HEALTH  Master of Public Health (MPH)  Doctoral Degree in Public Health (Dr.PH)  FUTURE OPTIONS  School of Environmental Science  School of Marine Science
  6. WHY TCI?  British Overseas Territory – stable government/economy;  Easy access from mainland US; in travel time, availability of flights, and cost of travel;  Dollar economy, English speaking; security;  State of the art communications infrastructure;  Availability of housing and excellent health facilities;  Well recognized as a vacation luxury destination for its gorgeous beaches, fishing, and hospitality services.
  7. Benefits to TCI ECONOMIC BENEFITS  Estimated 2000+ students and supporting faculty and administrative personnel will visit and/or live in TCI by the 2018-19 academic year.  Housing, living, transportation, entertainment and supporting services will be required for individuals and some families of persons attending the University as Students, Administration and Instructors.  The University will require many local TCI Belongers to be hired as Educational, Administrative and service personnel.  Constant improvements and development of the Campus and University facilities. SOCIAL BENEFITS  Global publicity and recognition of TCI  Collaboration with TCI Ministry of Health  Cooperate with the TCI Public Health System objectives  Support to TCI Community College  Scholarships to Belongers  Volunteers - experts in the medical field to assist in secondary and specialized care  Center of Excellence & Research (COE&R)
  8. W WHY GU-MED? CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE  Innovative  Passionate Leadership  Center of Excellence & Research  Professors / visiting professors  Academic recognition UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES  Upon accreditation by the General Medical Council (UK) GU-MED students may be qualified to take the UK examinations and be licensed in the UK.  EU Countries (such as Germany, France) may permit Licensed Medical School graduates from schools Accredited by the GMC to practice in any EU country, (subject to passing exams).
  9. GU-MED CAMPUS, Providenciales, TCI  Classrooms and faculty consultation rooms  Multifunction learning space with IT support  Modern technology-supported basic sciences teaching facilities  Physical library integrated with virtual library  Wireless campus with outdoor interactive spaces  Collaboration with TCIG health services  Centre of Excellence and Research (COE&R)
  10. GU-MED CAMPUS LOCATION  Main Campus Grace Bay, Providenciales, TCI  3 year lease / option to purchase  1 1/2 acre Campus  Over 10,000 ft2 Facility  Room for growth
  11. GU-MED CAMPUS LABORATORY RESOURCES  PLASTINATED SPECIMENS • Non Toxic; Dry • Can be used in any environment • Maintains precise anatomical detail  BIOPAC • An integrated set of software and hardware for life sciences data acquisition and analysis  BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES LAB ACCESSIBLE AND USER-FRIENDLY • Technology driven • Integration across sciences • Enhances learning efficiency and effectiveness
  12. LABS Integrated Basic Medical Sciences  Accessible and user-friendly  Technology driven  Integration across sciences  Enhances learning efficiency and effectiveness Clinical & Communication Skills  State of the art  Student-centered  Interactive learning
  13. VIRTUAL REALITY ANATOMY  Is it comparable with traditional methods in the teaching of human anatomy?
  14. ACCREDITATION / REGISTRATION • Initial Provisional Accreditation (IPA) to GU-MED for a period of five (5) years, subject to an upcoming site inspection of the Provo Campus. Important to note, that all facility layout plans and equipment have been approved by CAAM-HP. • Graduates of medical schools accredited by a body that is approved by this international agency would meet the ECFMG’s accreditation requirement for ECFMG certification. • AVICENNA registration to be completed by HMG. • 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 programmes of medical, dental, veterinary and other health professions education on behalf of the contracting parties in CARICOM • Caribbean Overseas Territories: Medical Schools Accreditation Procedures, Reference Notes, January 2008: lists the procedures that must be undertaken before a medical school can receive full accreditation. • May 10, 2012 that CAAM-HP’s accreditation standards and processes were approved by the FAIMER AND WFME.
  15. Licensing Bodies (US) National Committee for Foreign Medical Education Accreditation (NCFMEA)  The purpose: to review the standards used by foreign countries to accredit medical schools and determine whether those standards are comparable to standards used to accredit schools in the United States.  NCFMEA does not review or accredit individual foreign medical schools. The request by a foreign country for review by the NCFMEA is voluntary. National Committee for Foreign Medical Education Accreditation & the Florida Commission for Independent Education (CIE)  Has statutory responsibilities in matters relating to nonpublic, postsecondary, educational institutions.  Core (required) clerkships are not permitted in Florida Hospitals or clinics unless the foreign medical school is licensed for that purpose by the Commission.  CIE defers to the National Committee for Foreign Medical Education Accreditation for the determination of comparable standards. Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)  Through its program of certification, assesses whether international medical graduates are ready to enter residency or fellowship programs in the United States that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  To be certified by ECFMG, other requirements, pass a medical science examination.  Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) are the exams currently administered that meet the medical science examination requirement for ECFMG Certification. Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)  Mission is the identification, development, and promotion of standards for quality continuing medical education (CME) utilized by physicians in their maintenance of competence and incorporation of new knowledge to improve quality medical care for patients and their communities.
  16. Educational Philosophy and Resources Summary  Educational resources to be implemented to match curriculum goals;  Best evidence medical education (BEME) strategies;  High accessibility and student-centredness;  Research and collaborative involvement with local health system.
  17. THERE IS A LARGE AND GROWING UNMET NEED FOR PHYSICIANS IN THE USA The New York Times, July 2012 Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Health Law “The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that in 2015 the country will have 62,900 fewer doctors than needed. And that number will more than double by 2025, as the expansion of insurance coverage and the aging of baby boomers drive up demand for care. Even without the health care law, the shortfall of doctors in 2025 would still exceed 100,000.” MEDICALS SCHOOLS IN THE CARIBBEAN; A WELL-ESTABLISHED BILLION DOLLAR BUSINESS  2000 Ross University reportedly sold for $300 M.  2013 St. George’s University reportedly for sale at $1 B.  2008 University of Medicine and Health Sciences opened its doors; very successful operation, no federal student aid eligibility.
  18. ACHIEVEMENTS  Obtaining a British University License  Bringing Dr. Tomlin Paul on Board  Developing and publishing accreditation approved courses and educations programs  Signed Memorandum of Understandings  University of the West Indies - Mona  Yale School of Public Health  Achieving CAAM-HP Initial Provisional Accreditation  Establishing physical presence by obtaining approval of facilities and plans for the University Campus activities  Identifying and obtaining commitments of outstanding key Administrators and Educators  Completing Campus design and commencing construction  Pending CAAM-HP subsequent visit and approval, opening doors June 2014