REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

To be eligible for an award of the MD degree students must complete ALL of the following graduation requirements of All Saints University.

These include:

  • Successful completion of Basic medical science courses
  • Successful completion of 72 weeks of Clinical Science rotation. (see change below)
  • Completion of the CBSE and CCSE NBME Examinations with a passing score 200 in each examinations.
  • Successful completion of the Basic science OSPE and the Clinical Science OSCE Examinations.
  • Completion of all evaluation forms for each Core and Elective Clerkship Rotations
  • Be in good financial standing with the University.  This includes clearance from the Departments of Accounts, Registrar and the Library.
  • Be in good conduct and character.

Effective Changes:

  • Effective September 1st, 2020 – All students entering MD5 in September 2020 must complete 80 weeks of Clinical Clerkship rotations for graduation.
  • Effective January 1st, 2021 – All students starting MD-5 in January 2021, must obtain a passing score of 200 on the CBSE NBME to start clinical rotations.  This include students repeating the MD5 semester.

NOTE: The following information serves as a guide for students who wish to pursue medical board exams in various regions.   The exams listed below are not part of the graduation requirements of All Saints University St. Vincent and are not used as a substitute for any of the above listed graduation requirements.

  • Clearance for USMLE Step 1 Examination – Score 200 on CBSE NBME
  • Clearance for USMLE Step 2 CK and CS, MCQE1 and MCQE2 Examinations – Score 200 on CCSE NBME.  All Core rotations must be completed before applying for CCSE NBME
  • Clearance for CAAMC, MDCN, PLAB – Graduation from MD program.

PETITION FOR GRADUATION 

Students who have successfully completed the program requirements and who are anticipating graduating from the program must petition the Office of the Registrar for graduation.   A Petition for Graduation form should be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar at least 2 months prior to the end of the semester in which all requirements will be satisfied.

Students who took the USMLE Pathway must ensure that their Official USMLE exam transcripts are submitted directly from USMLE to the Office of the Registrar.  The transcripts can be ordered via the ECFMG Website.  Students are encouraged to contact the Office of the Registrar for the checklist for graduation to ensure that all requirements are satisfied

GRADUATION CEREMONY 

The University has three academic semesters, and student enrollment and program completion occur at different times of the year.  The University will have one Convocation Ceremony per year for students who have successfully fulfilled their requirements for graduation from the program.  Students will be notified in advance of the date and location of the graduation ceremony.

GRADUATION DATES

The University has three semesters per academic year.  There are three dates per year on which the degree of Doctor of Medicine is conferred.  The agreed graduation dates are April 30th, August 31st and December 31st, depending on the term in which all the requirements are fulfilled.

 

Convocation Program At ASU