St. Matthew's University School of Medicine offers students a medical education that is completely focused on the success of our students. The result is a proven quality education.
Recent residency placements in outstanding programs such as the Cleveland Clinic, the Mayo Clinic, McGill University, the University of Florida, Johns Hopkins, and Duke University.
One of only a small number of non-U.S. schools to be approved in both New York and Florida, and recognized in California.
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More than 2000 successful graduates have earned residencies and/or permanent licensure in nearly every state in the U.S. as well as in Canada and numerous other countries.
A proven integrated, discipline-based program, coupled with comprehensive USMLE preparation throughout the curriculum.
St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine’s M.D. program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM), the accrediting body for the Cayman Islands.
St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine is one of the select international medical schools approved to participate in U.S. Federal Student Aid programs.
St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine is one of the few international medical schools with approvals in the key states of New York and Florida. These states mandate institutional review and approval prior to granting access to clerkship opportunities in their respective states.
In addition to clerkship opportunities, New York approval provides access to residencies in the state. The approval is for a period of seven years, which is the longest term of approval that can be granted to an international medical school.
The United States Department of Education, via the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA), reviews the standards that countries use to accredit medical schools. The NCFMEA has determined that the accreditation standards used by the ACCM to accredit SMUSOM's medical program are comparable to those used by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the accrediting body that accredits M.D. granting medical programs in the United States.
Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting:
Florida Department of Education
Commission for Independent Education
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(888) 224-6684 (toll free)
In January 2020, The Medical Board of California determined that foreign medical schools must meet the following requirements to be recognized:
(1) The foreign medical school has been evaluated by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or one of the ECFMG-authorized foreign medical school accreditation agencies and deemed to meet the minimum requirements substantially equivalent to the requirements of medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools, or the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.
(2) The foreign medical school is listed on the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) World Directory of Medical Schools joint directory or the World Directory of Medical Schools.
SMUSOM satisfies these requirements and is recognized in California as of January 2020.
The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) identifies St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine as an approved school in the World Directory of Medical Schools.
St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine is a member of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) as well as the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC).