What makes a Doctor’s Doctor?

Throughout my medical school and neurological surgery training, I often wondered what qualities in a physician that fellow medical professionals sought out in choosing a doctor? What makes a doctor’s doctor? I have been blessed in my career to have had the opportunity to train with inspirational physicians and mentors, many were doctor’s doctor. In...
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“The Comeback is Greater than the Setback”

Dr. Penny’s thoughts for students seeking paths to overcome the obstacles’ faced during their medical education “The Comeback is Greater than the Setback”   People enjoy a comeback story because it gives them hope that one day they can rise above an obstacle in their own personal struggles.  There is an overwhelming desire deep down...
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FAQ for Travel to Barbados

Where can I find updated travel guide to Barbados? https://www.visitbarbados.org/covid-19-travel-guidelines-2020 Do I need a Covid-19 Test Before Traveling to Barbados? Yes, a negative PCR test 3 days prior to your arrival in Barbados is a requirement to travel to Barbados. Your negative PCR test result should be uploaded to the BIMSafe app or https://travelform.gov.bb/home How...
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May 03, 2021 – AUIS Orientation Basic and Premed Sciences Summer 2021 Semester

AUIS Orientation Basic and Premed Sciences Summer 2021 Semester Date: May 3rd  2021 Time:  10: 00 am Barbados Time   /  10:00 am Eastern Time US and Canada Agenda Welcome & Introduction of AUIS Leadership Faculty and Staff, Academic Policies, Schedule of Classes, Overview of AUIS Catalog and Education. Dr. Alexey Podcheko, Dean Academic Affairs Welcome, AUIS...
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AUIS students participated in Barbados Community Health Fair November 28th 2020

Saturday 28th November 2020 AUIS students, faculty, and staff participated in the Independence Health and Fitness Fiesta at the Evening Light Pentecostal Church, Arch Hall St. Thomas, Barbados. This event aimed to promote awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle in preventing and managing non-communicable diseases. This event was open to all members of...
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Thanksgiving Day Message, 2020

As Thanksgiving Day rapidly approaches, a moment of reflection on this past year would raise the question as to “what we are thankful for?” This past year has certainly been fraught with uncertainty and rapid change. Administration at AUIS along with our student body has weathered this period of turmoil with consternation. The canceling of...
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Residency Applications – July 22, 2020

Update from the Office of the Provost: Residency Applications The July 7th issue of Jama published a viewpoint article titled:” Potential Implications of COVID 19 for the 2020-2021 Residency Application Cycle.”   AUIS students who have access to the journal, I strongly recommend they take time to review the article.  I have taken the liberty...
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Musings on Assisting with Air Travel Medical Emergencies – March 2020

Letter from Provost: Musings on Assisting with Air Travel Medical Emergencies A recent airline emergency at 30,000 feet, prompted the airline crew to request the assistance of any doctor on board. I have had this experience once in the past, in 1993 while traveling from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL. I was traveling with my...
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New AUIS Grant for Caribbean Student Applicants, Year 2020-2021

New information about Grants for Caribbean applicants for the year 2020-2021. Download this update below.
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