Graduates of Saba University School of Medicine earned top residencies in the first iteration of the 2013 Canadian Residency Match, continuing Saba's role as a leading provider of M.D.'s in Canada.
"The results of the 2013 match are extremely gratifying," said Dr. Joseph Chu, President of Saba University School of Medicine. "It speaks to both the quality of our graduates and the reputation that Saba has earned in the Canadian medical community."
Approximately 3,000 students from Canadian and international medical schools take part in the Canadian Residency Match. It is the primary way in which recent graduates of medical schools receive their post-graduate/residency appointments. Students from Sabatake part in the match alongside s tudents from medical schools in Canada. Since its founding in 1993, the graduating classes of Saba have performed extremely well in the match.
"In medical communities across Canada, Saba is very well known," said Dr. Michael Eliastam, Associate Dean of Clinical Medicine at Saba University School of Medicine. "The initial results of the 2013 residency match show that we are maintaining our leadership position as a provider of graduates for Canadian residencies. It shows that if you are Canadian and want to practice medicine here, Saba is a great choice."
Saba graduates secured residencies in family medicine, internal medicine and obstetrics/gynecology at Dalhousie University, McGill University, McMaster University, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Queen's University, University of Manitoba, University of Ottawa, University of Saskatchewan and University of Toronto.
Saba University School of Medicine is pleased to announce a positive accreditation decision on the university’s M.D. program by the NVAO (in Dutch: Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie). As the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders, the NVAO ensures the quality of higher education in the Netherlands and Flanders. The positive decision from the NVAO is the result of an extensive review of the Saba University School of Medicine’s Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program
Saba University extends a warm congratulations to the Harbor Hospital’s winning Student Doctor’s Dilemma team in a recent competition in Maryland. This is an academic medical competition, with multiple rounds and a final winner. It took place Saturday March 10, 2012. There were a total of 10 medical student teams from Maryland, including teams from Johns Hopkins, the University of Maryland, and the Uniformed Services Medical School in Bethesda. All four of the students on Harbor’s team were from SABA University. They are, Philip Carriere, Michael Taccone, Armand Golchin, and Paul Nandra.
Saba University School of Medicine is pleased to announce a positive assessment of the university’s M.D. program by the NVAO (in Dutch: Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie). As the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders, the NVAO ensures the quality of higher education in the Netherlands and Flanders. The positive assessment from the NVAO is the result of an extensive review of the Saba University School of Medicine M.D. program, which included a site visit to the school.
The Saba University School of Medicine Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Chu, M.D., M.P.H. as President.
Dr. Chu received an M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine and an M.P.H. from University of Washington School of Public Health. He received his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA. Dr. Chu has 39 peer reviewed publications and has participated in 14 NIH funded research grants.
Dr. Chu has extensive experience as an educator, researcher and administrator. He has most recently held senior positions at Ross University, Bastyr University and University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Public Health.
Dr. Chu’s passion for education and medicine along with his proven leadership ability will further enhance the University’s reputation as one of the finest medical schools in the Caribbean.