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A world-class medical program, established in 1976.

Today, St. George’s University is proud to say that graduates have gone on to practice in all 50 states. Add to that our 96% USMLE first-time pass rate in 2018, US Department of Education financial aid opportunities, and being the #1 provider of US residencies for the last ten years combined, and suddenly you realize why MD also stands for More Doctors around here.*

  • We pass the test

    Take smart, dedicated students, pair them with a rigorous, hands-on medical curriculum and what happens? You get very impressive, and consistent USMLE Step 1 pass rates. St. George’s University students who took the USMLE 1 for the first time in 2018 achieved a 96 percent pass rate, marking the ninth consecutive year that SGU’s overall pass rate surpassed 90 percent. The more than 1,200 SGU students taking the exam for the first time hailed from 49 countries over five continents.

  • Basic Sciences in Grenada. Clinical training in the US or UK.

    Students enrolled in our four-year medical education program spend two years studying the basic sciences in Grenada followed by clinical training in the US or UK in a selection of more than 70 hospitals.

  • Doctor the world

    Through our many global affiliations, medical selectives are available in the Czech Republic, Thailand, India, Honduras, Kenya, and Sweden, and public health practica are offered at 150 locations in 46 countries throughout Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, and North and South America.

Enroll in a medical program that not only prepares you for your calling, but also provides you with experiences beyond the traditional MD pathway.

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Find the MD program that suits you.

We offer a range of entry points into our Doctor of Medicine program that accommodate applicants of all educational systems and academic backgrounds. The 5-, 6- and 7-year programs are designed for students that need to complete premedical coursework requirements prior to entering the traditional 4-year program.

Doctor of Medicine Entry Options

7-Year MD Program


6 ordinary levels - Strong science performance.
Secondary school diploma - Strong science performance, credits for AP.

Premedical Year 1
Premedical Sciences I
28 credits


  • Arts and Humanities
  • College Math OR Math Elective
  • Computer Elective
  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry I/General Chemistry Lab
  • General Chemistry II/General Chemistry Lab
  • Human Biology
  • Introduction to Psychology

6-Year MD Program


Further Education: AS Levels, Baccalaureate/Matric/Higher School Exam, Irish Leaving Certificate, Senior Certificate

Premedical Year 2
Premedical Sciences II
42 credits


  • Arts and Humanities Elective
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Community Health
  • General Physics I
  • General Physics II
  • Health Psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Chemistry I/Organic Chemistry I Lab
  • Organic Chemistry I/Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • Public Speaking
  • Statistics

5-Year MD Program


3 Advanced Levels: As and Bs in Chemistry, Biology, and either Math or Physics.
Full IB Diploma: Minimum 32 points; 3 HL science subjects, including Chemistry, results 5 or higher.*
India 10 + 2: Minimum 80%

Premedical Year 3
Premedical Sciences III
39 credits


  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Biochemistry/Biochemistry Lab
  • Clinical Cases
  • Communication for the Health Professions I
  • Communication for the Health Professions II
  • Genetics
  • Human Anatomy
  • Learning Strategies for the Preprofessional Programs
  • Molecular Biology/Molecular Biology Lab
  • Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • Research Project
  • Social Sciences and Medicine

4-Year MD Program


Sciences degrees - BSc

The premedical and basic sciences phases of the MD program utilize traditional lectures and laboratory sessions, augmented by small-group sessions and case-based learning exercises. Clinical training is hospital- and clinic-based, and uses bedside teaching augmented by lectures, small groups and reading.

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Doctor of Medicine Program (MD)—

What to expect over the next four years.

Years 1-2: Grenada or UK Campus

The first segment—students study on the True Blue campus in Grenada. Lab experiences and small group discussions play an integral part in the curriculum. Classes are taught using an integrated modular approach, and will look like this:

Medical Year I
Basic Sciences Year I


Basic Principals of Medicine I

  • Foundation to Medicine System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Cardio Pulmonary Renal System


Basic Principals of Medicine II

  • Reproductive / Endocrine System
  • Gastro Intestinal / Metabolism System
  • Neuro-Behavioral System

Medical Year II
Basic Sciences Year 2


  • Behavioral Sciences and Medicine


  • Communication Skills and Physical Diagnosis
  • Microbiology
  • Pathologic Basis of Clinical Medicine
  • Medical Nutrition


  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine
  • Basic Science Foundation to Clinical Reasoning

Years 3-4: US, UK, Canada or Grenada Sites

The second segment—students study at the University’s affiliated hospitals in the US, UK, Canada, or Grenada, giving them the opportunity to learn medicine in some of the best and best-known hospitals in the world. Students are taught by an educational method based on the practical experience found in the clinical sites under careful supervision by practicing physicians.

The third year of the medical program consists of 48 weeks of core rotations. These are structured experiences required of all students, regardless of where they train. The core rotations consist of 12 weeks of Medicine; 12 weeks of Surgery; and six weeks each of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Family Medicine. These core rotations traditionally form the educational foundation for all medical students regardless of future specialty.

Students must also complete additional clinical and coursework requirements, such as sub-internships and elective courses. It is through these sub-internships and electives that students typically choose the specialty that they will continue to study during post-graduate training. In general, students complete their core rotations before doing additional requirements and electives. Elective choices and schedules are arranged individually by students in consultation with the hospital administration.

Medical Year III
Clinical Year 1

  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Psychiatry
  • Family Medicine

Medical Year IV
Clinical Year 2

  • Medicine Sub-Internship
  • Medicine Elective
  • Pediatric Elective or Sub-Internship
  • Additional Electives: 22 weeks

* This listing does not indicate the sequence of courses. The core rotation schedules are determined by the hospital at the time students are admitted into the clinical program. In general, students complete their core rotations before doing additional requirements and electives. Electives listed are examples of the many options available. Elective choices and schedules are arranged individually by students, in consultation with the hospital administration.

Stand out from the crowd.

Dual-degree opportunities:

  • Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)

    Community minded? Combining your MD with our CEPH-accredited Master of Public Health program provides a solid foundation for you as a future leader in the vital area of public health. As a graduate you will be prepared to take on senior roles in government, international relations, and research. Students in the dual degree program learn the principles of public health and develop the skills to apply these principles to real-life problems in communities of all sizes.

  • Doctor of Medicine/Master of Science (MD/MSc)

    Love the challenge of medical investigation? This program is designed for students who are drawn to original, thesis-oriented and advanced research.

  • Doctor of Medicine/Master of Business Administration (MD/MBA)

    Entrepreneurial streak? Earn your MD/MBA in Multi-Sector Health Management or International Business and learn to better manage the complexities of modern health care delivery and community wellness. This program emphasizes innovation in patient care, health care delivery via improved managerial decision-making, information technology, and crisis and change management. Here students learn innovative ways to manage medical practices and hospitals with the unique perspective that only a physician can bring to understanding patients and their needs.

Joseph Sujka, MD, SGU ’14

Joseph Sujka, MD, SGU ’14

Orlando Regional Medical Center

I felt very well supported at SGU and was surrounded by a great group of professors. St. George’s University, in general, is full of students and faculty who are willing to go the extra mile.

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