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Why Start your MD in January?

Believe it or not, you could be only months away from turning one of your career goals into reality in 2023. Trade your winter coat for a white coat and pursue your passion in Barbados. January can be an ideal time to start taking steps to pursue a career in medicine.

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Start Sooner, Practice Sooner

Why wait until fall? By starting in January 2023, you could match into a residency (and start practicing!) as early as summer 2027.

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Start Your MD From Home

While we will continue to deliver our program in person in Barbados in the upcoming January semester, we are offering a remote option for first-time, first-semester students for their first term only* to give them flexibility in learning options.

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Hands-On From the Start

Our new community-based program begins within the first weeks of your first semester, allowing you to get meaningful clinical training while making a real-world difference to local patients in Barbados.

*The January 2023 semester remote option for new, first-time first semester students is contingent on the U.S. COVID-19 national emergency declaration and federal allowances. If the national emergency declaration and federal allowances are terminated prior to the start of the January 2023 semester, you will be required to attend on island. The remote option is not offered to continuing students (semesters 2-5) or students repeating the first semester.


Why Ross Med?



Ross Med is accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP, www.caam-hp.org).  This means upon completion of our MD program, you will have the opportunity to become eligible for Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates® (ECFMG ®) certification and to apply for U.S. residencies and licensure.

Scholarships Available

We are committed to making medical education accessible. Since 2020, we have awarded over $50M USD in scholarships and grants to our MD students.

Find Purpose in Paradise

With beautiful Barbados as a backdrop, you will learn in a culturally diverse environment while making an undeniable impact on the local community. Complete your first two years on our island campus before returning to the U.S. for your clinical rotations within our network of 29 affiliate hospitals.