Organization:Lincoln American University

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Lincoln American University
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MottoGateway To Your Dream Medical Career
Established2016 (2016)
Academic affiliation
World Directory of Medical Schools
Medical Council of India
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
National Accreditation Council of Guyana
Global Alliance Medical Education
Association For Medical Education in Europe
Medical Council of Canada
Vice-presidentMr. Pramod Kamalakar
Vice-ChancellorAir Marshal (Dr.) Pawan Kapoor, AVSM, VSM, and BAR (Retd.)
DirectorMr. Kabir
8A & 8B, Water & Barrack Street
Associate DeanDr. Wesley Torrington
RegistrarMr. G.V Ranganath
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Lincoln American University, School of Medicine, also known as LAU, is a for-profit private medical university based in Guyana, Caribbean.[1][2][3] LAU is registered with the National Accreditation Council of Guyana.[4] It has undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medicine.

Recognition's, and History

Lincoln American University was founded in 2016[5] while the instructions first began in 2017. LAU is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS)[6] and recognized by major medical institutions & organizations. LAU's major recognition's include:

  1. World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS)[6]
  2. Medical Council of India (MCI)[1][7][8]
  3. Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)[9]
  4. National Accreditation Council of Guyana (NAC, Guyana)[2][10]
  5. Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)[11]
  6. Medical Council Of Canada (MCC)[12]

Medical Programs & Degrees

5-Year MD Program[1][13][14]

LAU offers MD (Doctor of Medicine) Program which is based on US medical curriculum.[15] Curriculum duration of the program is 5 years.[16] English[17] is used as the language of instruction.

Entire MD program is bifurcated into three sections or sub-programs:

I Pre Medical Sciences or Basic Foundation for Medical Sciences Program[18]

This program starts at the undergraduate level & span over a duration of 1 year. Pre Medical Sciences forms the foundation for the MD Program & prepare the medical students to understand the next level of Basic Sciences & Pre Clinical Program.

II Basic Sciences & Pre Clinical Program[13]

Basic Sciences is the second stage in the MD program and take 2 years to complete. During this program, students learn basic medical sciences, physical examination & diagnosis skills, principles of diseases, therapy and legal issues related to medical practice. This program prepares students for the Clinical Rotations Program.

III Clinical Rotations Program[13]

Clinical Rotations Program or Clinical Sciences Program is the last stage in the MD Program span over a period of last 2 years of the MD program. During this program, students visit clinics & hospitals, deal with patients under guidance & learn how to record medical history or case history, perform a physical examination, and interpret findings.

Clinical Rotations Program provides students to imbibe the clinical aspects of medicine and get hands-on experience in clinical practice.

Lincoln American University students can opt for clinical rotations in the affiliated hospitals of Guyana and USA.[14]

See also

High Commissioner Of India To Guyana Visit Lincoln American University[19]


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  16. "Curriculum Duration, Program Details, School Details". 
  17. "Curriculum Language, Program Details, School Details". 
  18. "Pre Med Program at Lincoln University" (in en). 
  19. "High Commissioner of India to Guyana Visit Lincoln American University".