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Everyday Heroes: Trinity Graduates on the Front Line of the COVID -19 Health Crisis

While we are all glued to the TV watching our nightly news trying to get the latest COVID-19 updates. We thought we would reach out to our alumni, that are preparing to fight this virus head on and share their stories with you. We know that Trinity graduates are difference makers in every setting, possessing a level of commitment and service to their communities that leaves us humbled. They truly are everyday heroes.

Trinity School of Medicine Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Jonah Hirshberg

After completing his undergraduate degree in Canada, at the University of Toronto, Dr. Jonah Hirshberg attended college to become a paramedic and later traveled with the Canadian military to Afghanistan, working alongside physicians and nurses. While working as a paramedic overseas, Dr. Jonah Hirshberg realized he wanted to do more. His dreams, along with his dedication and determination, allowed him to become what he once thought of as impossible, being a physician. Read more about Dr. Jonah Hirshberg and how Trinity School of Medicine became his choice for medical school.
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Catherine Nowierski

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 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 Dr. Catherine Nowierski, a Family Medicine Resident at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON, Canada. 

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How the Healthcare Industry is Combating Emerging Diseases

Seemingly every year, a new infectious disease emerges or remerges as a threat to global health. Several key factors play into the increasing threat of infectious diseases, including a more globally connected society, a changing climate, and urbanization. These factors and more allow viruses and bacteria to mutate and spread around the world.

USMLE STEP 1 Announcement

This week the NBME announced several changes to the Step exams, the most meaningful of which is that USMLE Step 1 will be changing to a pass/fail exam.

In Memoriam: Sir Frederick N. Ballantyne

The Trinity Medical Sciences University family is deeply saddened by the passing of Sir Frederick N. Ballantyne on January 23, 2020.

TSOM Dedicates Learning Centre to Former Governor-General, Sir Frederick N. Ballantyne, GCMG, MD.

Kingstown, St. Vincent -  Trinity Medical Sciences University,  is pleased to announce the dedication and renaming of its learning centre in honor of Sir Frederick N. Ballantyne, GCMG, MD. 

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TSOM and WPP Partner to Deliver a Life of Healing to More Children in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Trinity medical students will have expanded opportunities to join WPP medical teams to help children receiving care.

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Trinity School of Medicine Welcomes Dr. Frances Purcell as Provost and Dean

With a new academic year on the horizon, it is with great excitement that we announce the appointment of Dr. Frances C. Purcell as provost of Trinity Medical Sciences University and dean of the school of medicine. Dr. Purcell comes to Trinity from the Medical College of Georgia, a college of Augusta University, where she served as Assistant Dean of Curriculum from 2015 to 2019.  

Trinity Med Students & WPP Partner to Treat Local Children

A group of exceptional students of Trinity School of Medicine recently applied their classroom knowledge and assisted a group of visiting surgeons in the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery
phases of pediatric patients this past June. As a partner school of the World Pediatric
Project, our selected cohort worked alongside an esteemed team of physicians in an East Caribbean double mission that focused on neurosurgery and scoliosis.

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