Spartan Health Sciences University Accreditations

There are over seventy different medical schools in the Caribbean, but Spartan Health Science University School of Medicine is one of the ten that are accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions, also known as CAAM-HP. This legally constituted accreditation body was established in 2003 and is empowered to determine and prescribe standards and to accredit programs of medical, dental, veterinary and other health professions education for all CARICOM Countries.

Spartan Health Science University Accreditations

WFME approval is very important because of ECFMG 2023 announcement which reads, ECFMG® has announced that, effective in 2023, physicians applying for ECFMG Certification will be required to graduate from a medical school that has been appropriately accredited by an accreditating agency which is approved by WFME.
In addition to this prestigious accreditation, which is designed to ensure the quality of education, professional standards and training offered, Spartan Health Sciences University also holds several other credentials.


Spartan Health Science University has been accredited by CAAM HP since 2012 and was the First Medical College in St. Lucia to be accredited by CAAM HP.
Each time Spartan got accreditation for two years.

This time we have got Accreditation on Probation for a period of 3 years from CAAM HP from 2019 to 2022.

CAAM HP is recognised by the WFME as well as DOE’s National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation of USA as comparable to various USA Medical Programs.

Other Approvals and Recognition

Medical Council of India
(At the time of writing, Spartan Health Science University is listed at no. 395 on MCI list of approved medical schools on MCI website)

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
Students graduating from Spartan Health Sciences University can take all of the steps in the USMLE or United States Medical Licensing Exam, which is required to practice medicine in the USA.
We are listed in the IMED (International Medical Education Directory) within the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) through the ECFMG of the United States.

Spartan Health Sciences University is also approved by the World Health Organization and listed in their Medical Schools Directory.

Government of St Lucia

Graduates of Spartan health Science University are eligible to practice medicine in St. Lucia.
Medical Council of Canada
General Medical Council of United Kingdom (U.K.)

As one of the few schools outside of the United States, Spartan Health Sciences University has received a recommendation from the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, to be approved by the NYSED.
Students completing their medical education with Spartan Health Sciences University can be found as licensed physicians in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the USA as well as India and 25 other countries.

For additional information on accreditation and recognition of our program, please contact us directly and visit our FAQs page to know more about CAAM HP and ECFMG 2023 announcement and how it affects you.

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