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Trinity School of Medicine's AMSA Chapter Holds Pop-up Health Screenings to Fight Chronic Disease

Per the Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization, chronic, non-communicable diseases are a major factor in managing public health in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  Ranking high on the list are the diseases of hypertension and diabetes.  Government campaigns have been created and executed through the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment as well as the addition of the medical clinics around the country.  It's working, too. Over time citizens are taking greater and greater action in knowing their relevant medical data and taking steps to manage or correct as needed. Trinity's AMSA chapter is taking part in a unique way, to combine patient interaction skills with community outreach. 

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Trinity School of Medicine Faculty and Students Provide Physicals for Vincentian Student Athletes

Earlier this month, Trinity School of Medicine conducted physicals for seventy student athletes at the St. Vincent Girls' High School prior to the high school's annual sports meet. The initiative was instituted after discovering a previously unknown condition in one young woman, and provided valuable pediatric experience for Trinity's students.

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Is a Caribbean Medical School a Good Choice for a Career in Medicine?

In our ten year history, many prospective students have just learned about Caribbean medical education. They aren’t aware of the differences, the similarities to studying at home, or even what it means to be an international medical graduate (IMG) practicing in the United States and Canada.

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Diane Hindman

Trinity School of Medicine has always prided itself on the strength and ambition of its students. So many future physicians come our way looking for something new; whether that's a unique learning environment built on support and a strong relationship with the faculty, a curriculum with an emphasis on clinical skills and service to patients, or just a true opportunity to live up to their potential. 

In this latest edition of our alumni spotlight, meet Diane Hindman, MD. Dr. Hindman was a career changer who came to Trinity after working as a pharmacist in Canada and the United States for twenty-five years. Read what brought her to an MD program, what inspired her to change, and how she went from a non-traditional student to life as a board certified pediatrician and toxicology fellow at Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Trinity School of Medicine's "Kid Companions" Visits Friends at St. Benedict Children's Home

Last week, 26 Trinity students, all members of Kid Companions, returned to the St. Benedict Children Home in Georgetown, St. Vincent. The student group has had a long-running relationship with a handful of children's homes around the island, most of which serve special needs orphans. This visit, two groups were combined; residents of the Bread of Life orphanage visited their friends at St. Benedict to provide greater opportunity for interaction and play.

Trinity School of Medicine: Study Globally, Practice Locally

In this latest infographic, we explore the often overlooked but nonetheless pivotal role international medical graduates play in the American healthcare system. 

International medical graduates (that is, doctors that graduated from non-US medical schools) make up 25% of physicians in the United States. This is because the United States only graduates 19,254 doctors a year from medical school, while having 28,849 residency slots to fill. Even with internationally trained physicians making up the shortfall, that only leaves the US maintaining rather than gaining ground on its physician shortage.

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Trinity School of Medicine Welcomes January 2018 Students with White Coat Ceremony

On Saturday, January 6th, Trinity School of Medicine held the white coat ceremony for its first students of 2018. The event was presided over by Trinity dean, Dr. Linda Adkison, and held on the school's campus on St. Vincent with guests including the honorable Luke Browne, St. Vincent's minister of Health, Wellness, and the Environment and keynote speaker Dr. A. Cecil Cyrus.

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Trinity School of Medicine Releases Spring 2018 Admissions Interview Schedule

Trinity School of Medicine's winter interview schedule opens the door to students that want a jump start on the 2018 academic year in May, or find that perfect academic opportunity for them in our September class. This is a critical time saver for students who want to start their medical journey sooner rather than later, and don't want to roll the dice on an additional admission cycle in the US after waiting another year. 

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Trinity School of Medicine Holds December 2017 Fifth Term Ceremony

Last week, Trinity School of Medicine held its December 2017 5th Term Ceremony. The evening event, attended by faculty, staff, friends, and family, many of whom traveled far from home, commemorates the transition from basic sciences to clinical rotations. It also represents a departure from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, sending students on to complete their training in Baltimore, Maryland. 

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Exciting News on Medical Board of California Approval from Trinity School of Medicine

Students, applicants, and pre-meds that we’ve talked to over the past year have heard about Trinity moving forward with Medical Board of California (MBC) approval process. Given Trinity’s ever-growing list of international recognition, accreditation, and approvals, the time was right to take this next step for our students.

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