About CAHSU
CAHSU Mission
Recognition & Accreditation
Dean’s Message
Administration & Faculty
   








 
The Central America Health Sciences University (CAHSU), Belize Medical College was founded in 1996. The University is located in Belize City, Belize. Previously known as British Honduras, Belize lies on the east coast of Central America in the heart of the Caribbean Basin. The country borders Mexico to the north, Guatemala to the west and south, and is flanked by the Caribbean Sea to the east. Belize offers beaches and a semi tropical climate. It is a small, politically stable Commonwealth country with English as its official language. The University's location in Belize City allows easy access to the United States, Central and South America and Mexico.

CAHSU is a medical school with a curriculum patterned after US medical programs. The University ensures its students receive a well-rounded education, allowing them to develop into skilled and responsible physicians well equipped to enter into the competitive job market upon graduation.
CAHSU Mission:
The mission of Central America Health Sciences University, Belize Medical College is to promote the health of all peoples through education and public service. The aim of our curriculum is to facilitate students to develop a thorough understanding of normal health and an intricate knowledge of the physical, chemical, biological, psychological, and social factors which may undermine it.

The medical program includes the study of the human body and its structure as well as the function and coordination of its major systems. Lectures, conferences and laboratory exercises form a substantial part of the course of study. The curriculum is continuously evaluated and revised by the Medical Education Committee in order to keep abreast with the latest advances including those related to health promotion and management.

On completion of the programs in the basic sciences, students are provided with the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge in the clinical setting by rotating through the various medical disciplines at the University's affiliated hospitals, located in the United States Of America, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Belize.
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Recognition & Accreditation:
The University is chartered by the Government of Belize and is approved by the Ministry of Education in Belize. The Central America Health Sciences University is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The University is recognized by the Educational Commission on Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for students to sit for the USMLE and to facilitate admission into a residency program in the United States. It is also recognized by the General Medical Council (GMC) of the United Kingdom to allow students to sit on the Professional Linguistic Assessment Board (PLAB) and to facilitate admission into a residency program in the United Kingdom.
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Dean’s Message:
Dear Prospective Medical Student:

Thank you for expressing interest in The Central America Health Sciences University, Belize Medical College MD program.

This web site is designed to provide you with information about our program and to provide access to information to our current students and alumni. We understand choosing a medical school is one of the most important steps towards your career in medicine. We can help you take this step with the confidence that comes from knowing you will receive an excellent education at The Central America Health Sciences University.

The Central America Health Science University is dedicated to helping students achieve their career goals and realize their dreams by providing a strong medical foundation. We are very proud of our students, our graduates and our faculty. Together they represent our current and future commitment to caring for the health of a growing and changing society.

Please explore the site and enjoy your visit as you browse through. You may contact my office or any of our departments for further information.

Sincerely,

Maurice Modavi, MD, MA
Executive Dean
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Administration & Faculty:
University Administration
Maurice Modavi, MD, MA
Executive Dean
Martha R. Castillo, BA
Registrar
Murali V Rudraraju MD
Director Special Projects & Development
Campus Executive Officer (Belize)
Virginia Ontiveros
Admissions Coordinator
Said Hojabri MD
Director
Ana Khalillullah
Student Records
Joanna Galan
Bursar
 
 
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Visiting Professors:
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