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Mission

IUHS uses a disruptive low cost solution to transform the learning experience and underlying economics of medical education.... more...

Active Learning

The University puts the student, in all of its programs, in the middle of a collaborative learning experience with the best professors and academic support. more...

Integrated Clinical Medicine (ICM)

ICM integrates basic science knowledge and clinical experience, as early as possible, which is more effective than the traditional 2 + 2 model. more...

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School of Health Sciences – Pre-Med

The Pre-Med program is an 11 month straight-through to MD Program

The next Pre-Med intake is January 2015. The Pre-Medical course and degree offerings (BSc) at IUHS are designed to provide the necessary academic foundation to undertake the study of Medicine. The philosophy of the department is to not only prepare a student for medical school with the necessary undergraduate sciences but to enlighten them and draw the links between those studies and Medicine. Philosophy It is often forgotten in the dizzying maze of premed offerings to undergraduates that the science of medicine began with mans’ first inquiries into the physical … continue reading

Q & A With Academic Dean Andrew Merry

IUHS Students "learn how to learn".

Andrew Merry, PhD, Dean of Academic Affairs, oversees academic standards as well as academic and student academic support activities. Dean Merry is also the architect of the Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Pre-Med programs. How can a student be successful in medical school?  The first thing a student at a profess … continue reading...

Q & A with Clinical Dean Dr. Rick Furay

Dean Furay shares some insights about the clinical program.

As a graduate of a US Medical School and practicing general surgeon for over 25 years, what attributes do you believe makes IUHS students competitive against their American counter parts? IUHS students are unique as they choose to further their education after being immersed in it for many years.  They know the … continue reading...

News

The Relationship Between Student Debt and Practice

October 26, 2013

In an online study titled, “Payback Time: The Association of Debt and Income with Medical Student Career Choice”, Dr. Martha Grayson (Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University who was at New York Medical College at the time of the study), Dale Newton, M.D. (East Carolina U … continue reading...

Virtual Simulators in Medical Education

October 23, 2013

In an environment of increasing amount of medical information, data, and research, from a multitude of channels, medical simulation bridges the gap between the basic sciences and the clinical environment. In a recent paper sponsored by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Institute for Medical Simulati … continue reading...

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Medical Education: It’s Time For A Change

October 1, 2013

Medical Education – It’s Time For A Change Are you familiar with the adage “change is hard to come by”? Let us think about the business model of the traditional medical school. It is based on conditions that existed 50 years ago and is ill suited to answer the current global shorta … continue reading...

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