Texila American University (TAU) is an independent, for-profit, international university in Guyana, MBBS from South America, offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, arts and sciences and allied health sciences.
Texila American University (TAU) one of the best Caribbean Medical School is located in Guyana, the only English-speaking country in South America. TAU offers Health Science programs with a high level of professionalism, exactness and problem solving skills, upon which the foundations of specialist training and an independent medical practice can be built, which facilitates further education and development of their knowledge throughout their life.
The curriculum at the TAU is structured after the best US and Caribbean medical schools. The academic program is both accelerated and rigorous, with a focus on preparing students for licensure in the United States, Caribbean and India. The Programs curriculum are designed to reinforce the enduring tenets of the practice of medicine and ensure the ability of understanding and handling the changing demands of heath service in the various fields of society.
Students of Tau are presented with Challenges to adopt the ethics and values that apply to all Health Professions. Putting the patient first, improving the lives of the underserved, emphasizing health care for rural populations, celebrating diversity wherever we find it and developing cultural competency are all essential to the daily practice of health professionals.
In clerkships students acquire in-depth clinical experiences to sharpen their communication and healthcare problem-solving abilities. Students are advised to participate in outreach & volunteer programs, where they can receive practical training in delivering health care services. Among the medical programs offered by the Caribbean medical schools, TAU has its unique Doctor of Medicine Program with exposure to clinical facilities right from the first year of medical education.
The university offers programs leading to degrees in MD, Dentistry, BSN, Clinical Research, Pre Medical, MD/MS Up gradation, M.Ch Degree, Public Health and AA.
The who have completed 90 credits or more of undergraduate work, including the usual pre-medical courses are eligible to join the 4 year MD and DDS programs. The students without college level credits are encouraged to undergo the 18 months pre-medical program and continue with the 4 Year Programs in MD and DDS.
The university has a library, a multimedia facility, and labs in histology, anatomy, genetics, microbiology, pathology and pharmacology. The clinical rotations are done in Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation for the medical program and in Cheddi Jagan Dental Centre for the dentistry program. A clinical rotation is also available in the United States and the Philippines.
Management and organization
The university was founded in 2010. As of 2013, there are 25 full-time staff members and 30 part-time. In addition to the Guyana campus, it has admission offices in India, Hong Kong, North America, and China. There are associated programs with the Universidad Central de Nicaragua and Broward College in Florida.
The University is registered with the NAC (National Accreditation Council) of Guyana. It is listed in the World Health Organization's (WHO) Avicenna Directories, a, directory of health science schools and universities, which lists those schools accredited by their national agency.
To build a team of qualified and dedicated health science professionals with the mind set to serve with love the rich and the poor alike.
The university is created to break down educational barriers between nations, serve the national & international community and solidarity, and lead highly qualified applicants to study health science programs.
- To establish state of the art facilities for education and create higher level of educational systems in health care, technology and management.
- To provide the highest standard of medical training, using an innovative program that utilizes the knowledge from highly qualified teaching professionals and resources available across the globe
- To inspire within every graduate of the university the humanity and desire to provide the highest quality of medical care to their patients.
Texila American University (TAU) is affiliated with Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation in Georgetown, Guyana and with several other hospitals in USA and Philippines.
The students who wish to do their Clinical Training in the Caribbean can to do their Clinical Training program at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, Georgetown, Guyana, South America.
- We are having a growing network of training partners. All our trainings are at ACGME hospitals where ever required
- A growing network of top U.S. Attending Physicians
- Guaranteed access to Teaching Hospitals, Community Hospitals & Nursing Homes
- Earn valuable Letters of Recommendations and Clinical Evaluations from each rotation- that shall position & train you for residency placements ahead.
- At the end of the program Gain insight from passionate & knowledgeable Residency Strategists
- Our clinical placements partners have over 20 years of experience in Acculturation & Document Revision.
- Access to residency strategies from a former Residency Committee Member and Chief Resident
TAU has worked out relations & working partnerships to facilitate clinical rotations throughout the USA.
Philippines is one of the ENGISH Speaking Countries in South East Asia- Students who want to do the clinical rotations there will be able to do so in our affiliated teaching hospitals there.
TAU students who do the complete rotations in Guyana or Philippines will have the options to do Externships in USA. Externships
The majority of residency programs in the United States require International Medical Graduates (IMGs) to complete at least three months of hand-on experience in a clinical environment prior to qualifying for residency.
Our Externship Facilitators work with teaching attending physicians who are affiliated with a U.S. medical school, residency program or teaching hospital so we provide our medical graduate clients with critical hands-on experience including:
- Patient history assessment
- Patient physical examination
- Complete interaction and dialogue with the attending physician
- Experience in the U.S. clinical environment
- Charting/SOAP note taking
Most of our externship programs last from three months to one year. Once your program is complete, you will receive an American letter of recommendation from the doctor that reflects your professionalism and competence.
Observer ship Programs Don't Qualify
An observer ship program allows a medical graduate to simply observe a medical team, but does provide any hands-on experience.
Hostel & Food
The university has its safe and secured hostel accommodation on sharing and individual occupancy basis. The rooms are air conditioned well furnished and has all facilities like fridge, laundry, telephone, WIFI Internet, etc.
The Hostels are neat, clean and possess all kinds of amenities for making the living of boarders recreational and enjoyable. The room of each hostel is well ventilated and air conditioned are also available. The occupancy of the rooms can be Individual, two-sharing, three-sharing & four-sharing according to the preference and the budget of the student.
Students are served with a wide range of food varieties including Indian, Chinese, English, French Cusines. Students can also cook their own food to minimize the living costs. Halal Food is also available for Islamic Students.
Students can do their own Laundry or can also avail the paid laundry service available in the hostel premises.