The WUHS (Belize) was among the first of a growing number of International medical schools to adopt a competency-based curriculum, one that provides students with excellent clinical training balanced by the development of strong interpersonal and professional skills. Below find the required competencies and courses.
Seven Core Competencies
Basic clinical skills
Using science to guide diagnosis, management, therapeutics, and prevention
Self-awareness, self-care, and personal growth
Social and community contexts of health care
In addition, the WUHS (Belize) has developed a strong set of core values, a code of professional conduct, for students to embrace
Excellence that is reflected in the innovative conduct and advancement of education, research and patient care.
Respect for individuals who are affiliated with, or come in contact with, WUHS (Belize) students, residents, fellows, faculty, staff, employees, partners, communities, patients and families.
Integrity that embraces the very highest standards of ethical behavior and exemplary moral character.
Diversity that is reflected in actions that appreciate all individuals.
Cooperation that is manifested by collegial communication and collaboration.