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Dominica

Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP)

http://www.caam-hp.org

Duration and levels of accreditation

Full (4 years); Provisional (3 years)

Accreditation standards

http://www.caam-hp.org/documents.html

Evaluation process

http://www.caam-hp.org/documents.html

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Voluntary

Description of accreditation organization

Independent Entity

The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) is the legally constituted body established to accredit medical, dental, veterinary, nursing, and other health professions programs leading to professional degrees required for practice in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states.

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Medical Board of Dominica / Ministry of Health

http://health.gov.dm/

Duration and levels of accreditation

5 years

Accreditation standards

"Standards and Procedures for Certification of Medical Education Programmes" (published in 2001 and updated in 2006)

Evaluation process

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Mandatory

Description of accreditation organization

Government Authority

The Ministry of Health has delegated the responsibility of evaluation, certification, review, and oversight of medical schools in Dominica to the Medical Board of Dominica.

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[Last update: October 7, 2015]