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Queen's University College of Medicine is a Private Medical Institution offering Pre-Med to MD and MD Programs with Basic and Clinical Sciences and ACGME Accredited US Teaching Hospitals + Health Systems Affiliations, supporting its students in achieving their goals of becoming Doctors of Medicine. Uniquely a One-of-a-Kind Private Medical College in the region, the University is situated on both Newly-Renovated and Restored Historic Classic Campuses on Sprawling Nature-Inspired 800+ Acres, offering State-of-the-Art Medical Laboratories and Integrated Clinical Experiences. Queen's University College of Medicine is dedicated to the advancement of Human Health through empowering its medical students as they lead in Biomedicine.

The Medical School Experience

HISTORY

One-of-A-Kind Boutique Private Medical College in the region that offers students a Sprawling 800+ Acre Nature-Inspired Classic Campus Environment in which to study Medicine, the University is situated on the Newly-Renovated Society Hill Campus and on the Restored Historic Greater Campus of The Codrington College and Estate, one of the oldest Tertiary Institutions in the Americas region and the oldest Anglican Theological College in the Western Hemisphere, founded in 1745 in St John on the Island of Barbados.

 

On April 3rd, 2015, under the Authority of The Parliament of the Government of Barbados, Queen’s University College of Medicine was granted an Educational Charter to establish a College of Medicine in Barbados. On February 24th, 2017, Queen’s University College of Medicine and The Codrington Trust, the governing body of The Codrington College and Codrington Estate, entered into a Long-Term Agreement. The Agreement included the development of a Christian-based Medical College and a complete restoration of Codrington College, which has a rich history that begins with its raison d’être. The University was established in Fulfillment of the Last Will and Testament of its namesake, Gen. Christopher Codrington III (February 22nd, 1703).

MISSION STATEMENT

Queen’s University College of Medicine will train its dedicated students to become highly qualified physicians, committed to the principle of faith, reflecting the love of God with respect, mercy, and empathy, while providing outstanding care for the citizens of Barbados, CARICOM, USA, and any other parts of the world where graduates choose to practice medicine.

MIsson Statement

VISION

Queen's University College of Medicine is Leading the Advancement of Human Health to

Cultivate Excellence,

Demonstrate Collegiality,

Contribute to the Revolution of Biomedicine,

Foster Intellect in Clinical and Research Environments,

Develop and Maintain Clinical Opportunities with Outstanding Care,

Address and Demonstrate the Importance of Empathy,

Achieve the Highest Standards of Compassion, Ethics, Integrity, and Professionalism.

Vision

APPROVALS AND ACCREDITATIONS

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The Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC)

Queen's University College of Medicine is a Registered Provider with the Barbados Accreditation Council. On April 3, 2015, Minister Roland Jones, JP, Minister of Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation recognized QUCOM and granted the University the ability to award the degrees MBBS and MD.

World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS)

Queen's University College of Medicine is approved for listed by the World Directory of Medical Schools.

Approvals or Accreditations
Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

 

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Inspired out of Christian tradition, Queen's University College of Medicine treasures the innate dignity of each member of our community and upholds the sanctity of each human being as a profound gift from God. We seek, acknowledge, and celebrate diversity at the University because our faith inspires and compels us to do so. Queen's University College of Medicine encourages diversity by hiring a varied faculty to nurture students and promote a positive atmosphere of interaction between faculty and students from different backgrounds regardless of ethnicity, culture, race, religion, or wealth.

Anti-Racism Statement

Queen's University College of Medicine stands in solidarity with the religious and International community against racism and hate in all forms. We recognize that systemic racism manifests not only in the physical violence we see in the media, but the ongoing violence of denying marginalized and oppressed communities’ equity in health care, housing, employment, education, environmental quality, and other resources needed to live full and healthy lives. Systemic racism drives racial inequities that impact every aspect of health, be it the acute catastrophe of COVID-19, violence, or deaths from all the common chronic diseases. We demonstrate our commitments to anti-racism in our work as educators of medicine. We teach, speak, and act in the service of expanding equity, access, and cooperation. It is our mission to teach by example to all our students on being compassionate, fair, and understanding to all people no matter nationality, race, culture, religion, sexual orientation, or social status.

The Historic Greater Campus

Commit. Connect. Collaborate.

2023 Queen's University College of Medicine on The Greater Campus of Codrington College, Barbados, West Indies

Historic Greater Campus

The Society Hill Campus Mission Building

Commit. Connect. Collaborate.

2023 Queen's University College of Medicine on The Society Hill Campus Site, Barbados, West Indies

Society Hill Campus