Lincoln American University is one of the top medical universities in Guyana. Guyana is the only English speaking country in South America and is known for its British colonial architecture, including tall, painted-timber St. George’s Anglican Cathedral. Lincoln American University was started with the aim to offer premium quality medical education in Guyana.

Lincoln American University is equipped with the modern infrastructure and technology. The faculty and staff of LAU is well-educated and highly
experienced from reputed universities. We aim to provide the best education to the students from Guyana as well as from other countries. We not only aim to provide the best education, but also provide them with the hands on experience so that they can get better experience and knowledge in their respective fields of medical education.

LAU offers a world-class higher education to the students from around the world in the fields of medicine.

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MD - Doctor of Medicine
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Tuition Fees

Base Tuition:
MD Program, Per Year Fee Structure-1st year $11,500 USD; 2nd Year to 5th Year $6000 per year; Total Fee $35, 000 (This Fee Structure is applicable for enrollment of students with effect from 15th November,2018)
Additional Fees

Food Expenses: 100$(approx) Per Month
Accommodation Charges: 200$(approx) Per Month

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MCAT Requirements:
Students are not required to take any entrance examination like MCAT
Duration of Program(s):
Lincoln American University offers the MD program to the students who are passionate and wish to provide medical care to the world through research, innovation, and leadership. The MD curriculum at LAU meets the international standards. The students without the first degree can join the MD program at LAU. The MD Program is designed in a way that provides advanced clinical, academic as well as practical training to the students and helps them to be prepared for the challenges in the medical internship program. At LAU, the MD program is designed with the consultation of the doctors, healthcare professionals, students and leaders in the research sectors. The curriculum of MD program is designed as per the US medical curriculum and is steady enough to meet the current and future needs of the students, patients and the changing healthcare sector around the world. OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM: 1. Duration of complete course is 5 years 2. Three phases of the Program – Premedical (1 Year), Preclinical (2 years) & Clinical Rotations (last 2 years) 3. Students can either opt for the Normal track or USA track. - Normal track – the Premedical, Preclinical and Clinical are completely pursued in Guyana only. - In USA track – Premedical and Preclinical in Guyana & Clinical can be pursued in USA. FEATURES: 1. Classrooms are provided with Audio Visual Settings. 2. Laboratory based education. ELIGIBILITY: 1. 10 to 12 years of Education or Equivalent and from premedical backgrounds with a minimum of 50% marks. 2. The students must have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December of the year of application. ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING MD IN LAU: 1. Students can opt to pursue clinical rotations in USA 2. Highly qualied faculty with expert knowledge in the relevant areas. 3. Students are required to participate in various seminars, conferences and projects. 4. Good Career opportunities in and outside the country through the USMLE clearance.

The MD Program

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Details about the Pre-Med Program (if available):

Lincoln American University offers a Pre Med Program for highly qualified and enthusiastic high school graduates. This program is also designed for other prospective students who are willing to pursue higher education for a change in career that combines undergraduate level of Pre-Medical studies and the graduate level Medical Education.

The curriculum of Pre Med Program is designed with a five year Doctor of Medicine (MD) program which starts at undergraduate level of studies in the introductory building Pre-Medical courses, taken over duration of four semesters. After successfully completing this course with satisfactory marks and performance, the student is advanced into the regular Medical Program at the Basic Medical Sciences level.
NOTE: Indian Citizens studying medicine at Lincoln American University are required to complete a duration of five Years (5 years).

The Premedical Program is intended for the students with the strong base and academic background. The course is designed to prepare the students to handle the thorough course of study they will experience in the MD Program.

This three-semester program can be entered at each year depending upon academic qualifications.
It offers undergraduate sciences and laboratories, as well as post-high school level of Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics, English and Calculus. These courses contribute to the overall goals of a pre-professional education and much of the final
semester of the premedical program.

Details about the Basic Sciences:

Lincoln American University offers the Basic Science Program which follows the curriculum designed as per the US standards. The curriculum of the Basic Science Program emphasizes on problem-based learning and clinical correlations. During this program, the students are provided with a thorough knowledge of the basic biomedical sciences, physical exam skills, and problem solving techniques which begins in the first
semester with Physical Diagnosis.

At LAU, the faculty members of the Basic Science Program are graduates and post graduates from reputed universities of the United States. LAU ensures to maintain a low student to faculty ratio to provide the best learning and practical exposure.

The Basic Medical Science curriculum of Lincoln American University is designed to offer the following:
1. An in-depth knowledge of the basic medical sciences.
2. A range of problems encountered by doctors and the range of solutions that have been developed for their recognition, investigation, prevention and treatment.
3. The principles of disease, therapy, ethical and legal issues relevant to the practice medicine.

Details about the Clinical Sciences:

Lincoln American University offers an extensive Clinical Science Program. At LAU, the program in clinical science is committed to train clinical
psychologists who want to pursue their career for the promotion of well-being of people around the world. The program promotes the clinical practice as an applied science and seeks to contribute to the basis of evidence that guides principled and efficient
psychological services.

Clinical Sciences Curriculum at Lincoln American University is designed to offer the following:
1. Provides complete opportunity to the students to have hands on experience on the clinical services.
2. Provides the opportunity to the students to record a history, perform a physical examination and interpret the findings.
3. Teach the students to perform autonomously correlating the clinical relevance to the basic sciences.

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