Our Doctor of Medicine (MD) program is one of the most coveted and in-demand programs for students aspiring to make a career as a doctor.

Program Details

Doctor of Medicine (MD) program at Texila American University – College of Medicine (TAU-COM) is an undergraduate medical program.

The Doctor of Medicine program has the following:

  • Basic Sciences – 2 Years
  • Clinical Sciences – 2 Years

In the first two years, the basic medical sciences are taught in the context of their relevance to patient care. Later in the last two years of the program, clinical teaching builds upon and reinforces this strong scientific foundation.

Admission Requirements

Eligibility for the Doctor of Medicine
Pre-Medical (1.5 years) + Doctor of Medicine (4 Years)
  • A Pass in Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Ordinary Levels (General Proficiency Grades I-III), GCE O’Levels/ BGCSE (Grades A-C) are required in mathematics, physics (or other science subject), biology, chemistry, English and any other elective subject.
    OR
  • A matriculation examination; such as the South African or Australian examination (or the equivalent) with strong science grades, should have mathematics, physics (or other science subject), biology, chemistry, English and any other elective subject.
    OR
  • U.S. high school diploma (or the equivalent) with a strong GPA (3.0 and above) in science; SAT scores with mathematics, physics (or other science subject), biology, chemistry, English and any other elective subject.
    OR
  • WAEC/NECO must possess Five O’ Level Credit Passes in English, Math, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Education Gap should not be more than 7 years

Pre-Medical (1 year) + Doctor of Medicine (4 Years)

Any other secondary school examination or system which is equivalent to 12 years (Indian board examination of education); with an aggregate percentage of at least 50% or above in physics, biology, chemistry and pass in mathematics, English and any other elective subject.

Education Gap should not be more than 7 years

 Pre-Medical (1 year)+ Doctor of Medicine (4 Years)

 Pre-med program offers a foundation for basic medicine to accommodate students from different academic backgrounds. Students presenting secondary school for Advanced Level (A levels) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credentials will be considered for advanced standing based on their academic background. Evaluation of prior educational background will determine eligibility and appropriate placement for admission to the Pre-med Program.

Advance Standing for CAPE or ‘A’ Level Students.

Students who complete CAPE Unit I or Unit II exams with a grade of I to III are eligible for a maximum of 30 credits transfer. Students who have completed Cape I & II and receive 30 credits from the University will get advance standing to Pre-med II and can complete the Pre-med-MD program in 5 years.

Education Gap should not be more than 7 years

Doctor of Medicine Transfer Students

TAU welcomes students previously enrolled in another recognized medical school to apply for admission with advanced standing, provided they meet all the requirements for admission into the College of Medicine.

Transfer Credits Policy:

Transfer credit is not automatic and applicants must not assume that courses taken at other institutions will meet TAU requirements. Acceptance of transfer credit is subject to verification and approval by the Student Promotions & Graduation Committee and subject to availability of classes. Each transfer student application is carefully reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Due to great variability in the academic backgrounds of transfer students, the requirements and deadlines set forth by the Committee may differ from student to student.
TAU does not accept transfer students to the clinical semester.

Education Gap should not be more than 7 years

Admission Process

Curriculum

MD 1
Subject THEORY PRACTICAL TOTAL
Gross Anatomy, Embryology and Imaging 7 Credits 1 Credits 8 Credits
Biochemistry I 5 Credits 5 Credits
Histology and Cell Biology 3 Credit 1 Credits 4 Credit
Physiology I 4 Credits 1 Credits 5 Credits
Community Medicine I 2 Credits 2 Credits
Research Methodology I 2 Credits 2 Credits
Integrated Clinical Case Based Modules I 3 Credits 3 Credits
TOTAL 26 Credits 3 Credits 29 Credits
MD 2
Subject THEORY PRACTICAL TOTAL
Neuroscience 4 Credits 1 Credits 5 Credits
Biochemistry II 5 Credits 5 Credits
Physiology II 4 Credit 4 Credit
Microbiology – I 6 Credits 6 Credits
Behavioral Science 2 Credits 2 Credits
Community Medicine II 2 Credits 2 Credits
Integrated Clinical Case Based Modules II 3 Credits 3 Credits
Research Methodology II 2 Credits 2 Credits
TOTAL 28 Credits 1 Credits 29 Credits
MD 3
Subject THEORY PRACTICAL TOTAL
Pharmacology – I 5 Credits 5 Credits
Pathology – I 5 Credits 5 Credits
Infectious Diseases 5 Credit 5 Credit
Introduction to Clinical Skills – I 4 Credits 4 Credits
Family and Community Medicine 2 Credits 2 Credits
Fundamental Pathophysiology for Clinical Medicine – I 3 Credits 3 Credits
Medical Ethics 2 Credits 2 Credits
Integrated Clinical Case Based Modules III 3 Credits 3 Credits
Research Methodology III 2 Credits 2 Credits
TOTAL 31 Credits 31 Credits
MD 4

Subject THEORY PRACTICAL TOTAL
Pharmacology – II 5 Credits 5 Credits
Pathology – II 5 Credits 5 Credits
Introduction to Clinical Skills – II 2 Credits 2 Credits
Fundamental Pathophysiology for Clinical Medicine – II 3 Credits 3 Credits
Integrated Clinical Case Based Modules IV 3 Credits 3 Credits
Basic Psychiatry 4 Credits 4 Credits
TOTAL 22 Credits 22 Credits

Elective Rotations
Radiology, Dermatology, Anaesthesia, Dentistry, Family Medicine, Ophthalmology (EYE), Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Emergency Care. Allergy and Immunology Neurology, Cardiology Occupational Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Oncology, Dermatology Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine Orthopedicy, Endocrinology Psychiatry, Family Practice Pulmonology, Gastroenterology Radiology, General Medicine Rehabilitation Medicine, Hematology Rheumatology, Infectious Diseases Surgical subspecialties Nephrology, Urology

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Selection Factors

Students to Texila American University (TAU) Doctor of Medicine program are selected on the basis of their academic, personal, and extracurricular abilities. Additionally, students must have the intellectual, physical, and emotional capacities to meet the requirements of a successful medical career.

TAU intends for its students to become competent and compassionate Doctors who are capable of meeting all requirements for medical responsibilities. TAU is committed to educating and training future leaders in medicine.

Technical Standards

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education, an accrediting body for medical education in the US, has defined and described the technical standards which are the necessary physical and mental abilities of all candidates and graduates. The following abilities and characteristics, in addition to academic standards, are requirements for admission, promotion, and graduation for all medicine students.

Students should observe materials presented in the learning environment including audiovisual presentations, written documents, microbiology cultures, microscopic examination of microorganisms, tissues and gross organs in the normal and pathologic state, and diagnostic images. They should also observe patients accurately and completely, both at a distance and directly. This requires functional vision, hearing, and sensation.

Technical requirements

  • Students should be able to observe, demonstrations and participate in experiments in the basic sciences
  • For our Doctor of Medicine program students must be able to analyze, synthesize, extrapolate, solve problems, and reach diagnostic and therapeutic judgments
  • Students should have sufficient use of the senses of vision and hearing and the somatic sensation necessary to perform a physical examination. Students should be able to perform palpation, auscultation, and percussion
  • Students should reasonably be expected to relate to patients and establish sensitive, professional relationships with patients
  • Students should reasonably be expected to learn and perform routine laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Students should reasonably be expected to communicate the results of the examination to the patient and to his colleagues with accuracy, clarity and efficiency
  • Students should be expected to perform routine invasive procedure as part of training using universal procedures without substantial risk of infection to patients
  • Students must be able to perform with precise, quick and appropriate actions in emergency situations
  • For our Doctor of Medicine program the students must be able to display good judgment in the assessment and treatment of patients
  • Students must possess the perseverance, diligence and consistency to complete the medical school curriculum and enter the independent practice of medicine
  • Students should be able to accept criticism and respond by appropriate modification of behavior

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TAU’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) program is in an academic curriculum partnership with Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU), which is a Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accredited university.

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