The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Faculty of Medical Sciences


The Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) at Cave Hill MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) program builds on a 42-year history of medical education at The University of The West Indies. The curriculum is designed to train regional as well as international students in the basic and clinical medical sciences.

The MBBS programme at Cave Hill has been accredited by CAAM-HP (The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions). As of 2016, The MBBS Programme at Cave Hill has also been Approved by the NCFMEA (The United States Department of Education’s National Committee on Foreign Medical Education Accreditation). The FMS administration and faculty have established educational and assessment criteria that are consistent with the highest regional and international accreditation standards. Read more »


Dean, FMSDean Dr. Peter Adams

Welcome to the website of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Cave Hill Campus, The University of the West Indies.

The University of the West Indies (UWI), the region’s premier tertiary educational institution, traces its origin back to 1948 when the University College of the West Indies was established in Mona, Jamaica as a college of the University of London. This college became The University of the West Indies in 1962.
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Contact the Faculty of Medical Sciences
Telephone: (246) 417- 4694/4703/4264 Fax: (246) 438-9170 Email: