Explore the Faculty

Welcome to the University of Guyana School of Medicine (UGSM).

The School has been in existence since 1985 and has graduated more than 350 doctors. Our graduates are serving in Guyana, the Caribbean, North America and Britain and have made significant contributions to health and health science education in these countries.

We would like to invite you to be a part of the School of Dentistry at the University of Guyana.This is an institution devoted to the training of Guyanese, Caribbean nationals and international students in the exciting field of Dentistry. The institution is intended to prepare highly trained Dental professionals equipped to deliver quality care in the areas of Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery and other areas in conventional dentistry.

The Department Pharmacy offers a BSc. in Pharmacy for persons who are interested in a career that contributes to the health care sector. The BSc. in Pharmacy is a 4 year programme that builds on the Associate Degree. The programme is taught through a combination of classrooms sessions and practical attachments. The attachment provides the opportunity to gain necessary experience and knowledge that you will need as you venture into the profession of pharmaceutical care.

The Department of Public Health offers a number of programmes in different specialties both at the Associate of Science Degree level and Bachelors Degree level. The Associate Degree Programmes are in Environmental Health and Optometry. The Bachelors Degree Programmes are offered in Nursing, Optometry and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Anthony DeFreitas
Head, Department of Public Health

I am pleased to welcome you to the Department of Medical Technology and I am grateful for your interest in our programme that leads to a Bachelor of Science Degree.

The Department offers you the opportunity to join an exciting and vibrant profession whose primary objective is to provide accurate laboratory results to the physician for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Medical Technologists are not restricted to working in a hospital; our graduates are also employed in industry and research facilities.

A Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Faculty of Health Sciences, where we continuously train students for successful careers as Health Care Professionals. The future of our Health Sciences Graduates is a bright one, both for those who choose to work in the local Health System and for those who prefer to take up positions abroad.

Postgraduate Trainings

Institute of Health Science Education
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation
University of Guyana

Invite applications from suitably qualified persons for May 2013 enrollment in the following Post Graduate Programs: