In four short weeks a new incoming class of 25 students will arrive at their Caribbean medical school in St. Vincent to begin the MD program at Trinity School of Medicine. Who are they? Where are they coming from? What did they study? Here are some details about the newest Trinity class:
Where are they coming from?
- 75% are from the U.S.
- 20% are from Canada
- 5% are from the Caribbean
They range in age from 22 - 29 with majority being 23 or 24.
They're coming from large Universities and State schools such as:
- Minnesota State University
- Rutgers University
- University of California - San Diego
- University of California - Berkeley
- University of South Florida
- West Virginia University
- Eastern Connecticut State University
- North Carolina State University
- Southern Utah University
- Montclair State University
- The City College of New York
- City University of NY Queens College
- The University of Chicago
- The University of South Carolina
- University of Rhode Island
- University of Toronto
- University of British Columbia
- University of Victoria
As well as smaller colleges and private schools such as:
- Brown University
- The College of William & Mary
- Duke University
- Old Dominion University
- Fordham University
A number of our "new" students are only new to the MD program but veterans of Trinity's Pre-Medical Program who will be advancing to the MD program after successfully completing their pre-med studies this month.
Additionally, a few incoming students will be joining us as transfers from Ross, St. Georges and St. James medical schools.
The majority of the new class majored in one of the Science disciplines:
- Biology: General, Micro or Molecular
- Life Sciences
- Exercise/Sports Science
We also have a few non-science majors who studied African American Studies, Women's Studies and Near Eastern Languages before deciding to pursue medicine. A segment of the incoming class has pursued graduate education earning Masters degrees in Public Health, Engineering and Biological Studies, stengthening their foundation for medical school.
Last but not least, the women out number the men by a 65% to 35% ratio, consistent with recent trends in North American medical school admissions where the female populations are on the rise.
Wishing a warm welcome to the future physicians of the incoming May 2013 Class at Trinity!
See what these students can expect to experience from the "What's it like at Trinity?" video.