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Accreditation

All American Institute of Medical Sciences (AAIMS) has been certified by all major international medical school accrediting bodies and authorities. Students can rest assured that their qualifications will be accepted internationally. AAIMS is accredited/ listed/member with the following authorities:

The Ministry of Education, Jamaica

AAIMS received Charter to establish and operate school of medical sciences from the Government of Jamaica in May 2009. Graduates of AAIMS are eligible to apply for practice medicine in Jamaica upon successfully registering with the Medical Council of Jamaica.

University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)

AAIMS is registered by the University Council of Jamaica, as a Tertiary Level Institute.

World Federation for Medical Education (WFME)

AAIMS is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDMS).

The World Directory of Medical Schools has been developed through a partnership between the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the University of Copenhagen.

International Medical Education Directory

AAIMS is listed in International Medical Education Directory (IMED). Students and graduates of AAIMS are eligible to sit for USMLE, in fulfillment of the ECFMG Certification requirements for applying into the USA residency programs.

IMED is maintained by Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) with information made available by Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), USA. ECFMG Certification is a requirement for international medical graduates seeking unrestricted license to practice medicine in the USA. To be certified by ECFMG, international medical graduates (IMGs) must, among other requirements, meet certain medical education credential requirements. All IMGs must have been awarded credit for at least four credit years (academic years for which credit has been given toward completion of the medical curriculum) by a medical school that is listed in the IMED.

World Health Organization

World Health Organization (WHO)/AVICENNA Directories: AAIMS is listed in World Health Organization/AVICENNA Global Directories of Education Institutions for Health Professions. The AVICENNA Directories is a publicly accessible database of schools, colleges, and universities for education of academic professions in health. For medical educational institutions, this replaces the World Directory of Medical Schools published by WHO since 1953.

Medical Council of Canada

AAIMS World Directory of Medical Schools listing is recognized by the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) for certification and eligibility for medical licensure in Canada. Graduates of AAIMS are eligible to sit for Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) and Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examinations (MCCQE).

Medical Council of India (MCI)

AAIMS is approved by Medical Council of India and included in the list of foreign medical colleges/universities for the purposes of IMC Act 1956. AAIMS Doctor of Medicine (MD) qualification is a recognized medical qualification by the Medical Council of India for the purposes of issuance of Eligibility Certificate, entitle a candidate to appear in the Screening Test and grant of provisional/permanent registration by the concerned State Medical Council.

All American Institute of Medical Sciences (AAIMS) Jamaica can be seen on MCI website under information desk section and subsection for students to study abroad (List of Foreign Medical Institutions/Universities for MBBS or Equivalent Course).

The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP).

AAIMS has been granted initial provisional accreditation status from July 2010 to July 2016 by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions, the accrediting body for M.D. degree programs in the Caribbean Community.

Accreditation standards require AAIMS to address five specific areas in the development phase: Institutional Setting, Educational program, students, faculty and resources. AAIMS is in the process of preparing and submitting documentation in December 2017 for full accreditation site visit.

Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

AAIMS is an institutional member with the AMEE. The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) is a worldwide organisation with members in 90 countries on five continents. AMEE promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education. AMEE, working with other organisations, supports teachers and institutions in their current educational activities and in the development of new approaches to curriculum planning, teaching and learning methods, assessment techniques and educational management, in response to advances in medicine, changes in healthcare delivery and patient demands and new educational thinking and techniques.