From the Dean's Desk

Dean Terence Seemungal












- Professor Terence Seemungal


News & Events

Faculty Board Meeting
The Meeting of the Board of Faculty of Medical Sciences has been rescheduled to Thursday 20th March, 2014 at 1:30 pm in the Faculty Board Rooms

Persons are kindly asked to submit their respective reports or matters to be considered by the Board to the Dean by Friday 14th March, 2014.

All are kindly reminded that papers will be uploaded for viewing at and members can access this link by using their respective username and password (same as the one used to log into the intranet/your computer account).

FMS Highlights
A publication on the many facets of the Faculty. Contributions are welcomed and may be sent to               Issue 1 ; FMS Highlights September Issue2Issue 3 Oct 2014

1948 Society Scholarships for Medical Students
Scholarships are available to registered students pursuing the MBBS degree at the UWI St. Augustine. more details ...

Quality Care Conference 2013

The FMS hosted a conference entitled “Improvement in Health Care Quality and Delivery: Making a Difference”on 18th January 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and 19th January 2013 at The Learning Resource Centre, The University of The West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago.

For more information please view the Conference website at

CAAM-HP Accreditation Visit
The CAAM-HP Acccreditation Visit to the School of Medicine took place from March 13 to March 15, 2012. The following Schools were accredited by CAAM-HP for their undergraduate programmes:

School of Dentistry’s last CAAM-HP visit was in October 2010 and was accredited for the period 2010 to 2014.

School of Veterinary Medicine’s last CAAM-HP visit was at the end of January to beginning February 2009 and was accredited for the period 2009-2015

School of Medicine’s last CAAM-HP visit was in  March 2012 and was accredited for the period 2012 to 2017.

The link for CAAM-HP providing accreditation information is:

Medical and Counselling Mobile Unit for Medical Sciences Students
Thursdays 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the General Practice Clinic, EWMSC.

Photography Exhibition 2012
"Teaching, Learning and Research at the FMS". Held in March 13-23, 2012. Hosted by the Centre for Medical Sciences Education (CMSE) in collaboration with the Medical Sciences Library (MSL). Venue: CMSE and MSL, Building 40.




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