Organization:Georgetown American University

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Georgetown American University
EstablishedNovember 2013
Officer in charge
Dr. Melissa Varswyk
ChairmanMr. Cyril Fox
Colorsburgundy, orange, yellow             
Athleticsgolf, football
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Georgetown American University is a private healthcare-oriented university in Georgetown, Guyana established in 2013.

The first students enrolled in June 2014, and their first graduation was 2018.[1][2]


GAU is registered with the National Accreditation Council of Guyana.[3] It is listed in FAIMER International Medical Education Directory (IMED) and World Directory of Medical Schools. The University is certified International Standard Organisation (ISO) 9001-2015 compliant for producing Medical Professionals and Emergency Technicians.[4]

Programs offered

GAU currently offers the following programs:[5]

  • Doctor of Medicine - 4-year program
  • Diploma in Premedical Sciences


The University is affiliated with the hospitals and medical training institutions in Guyana and the USA. A list is provided below:

  • Wyckoff Hospital - Brooklyn, New York [6]
  • Caribbean Heart Institute - Georgetown


GAU main Campus is in Guyana, South America offices in the United States:

  • Guyana Campus - 81 Croal Street, Georgetown Guyana [7]
  • Clinical Sciences Office - 1 West Court Square, Suite 750, Decatur, GA 30030, USA
  • Information Office USA - 17927 Shotley Bridge Place, Olney, Maryland 20832 USA

See also

  • International medical graduate
  • List of medical schools in the Caribbean