IMC to offer Sri Lanka’s first ever Medical Education Transfer Program in Partnership with Lincoln American University (LAU)
Commence your Pre-Medicine Program in Sri Lanka and complete your Doctor of Medicine (MD) program in LAU with Clinical Placements in US Hospitals
18th August 2018 – International Medical Campus (IMC) the leading medical education pathway provider and student placement provider in Sri Lanka launched yet another partnership that will revolutionize medical education opportunities for Sri Lankan students with the opening up of medical education transfer program which will allow future medical graduates to access United States of America. This unique partnership with Lincoln American University (LAU) in Guyana will provide Sri Lankan medical students to study for the MD program in Georgetown Guyana at a very affordable cost and opt for the USMLE examination to obtain the American Accreditation. Launch Ceremony which was held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel Ebony Room was attended by Professor Sayed K. Washim, President Lincoln American University Air Marshall (Ret) Dr. Pawan Kapoor Vice Chancellor, Lincoln American University Dr. Gishan Sumanasiri, Executive Director/CEO, IMC, Dr. Dharangan Bakthaseelan, Executive Director/Director Finance IMC, and Dr. Inoka C. Perera Dean, IMC and other distinguish guests.
Lincoln American University (LAU) is one of the top medical Universities in Guyana equipped with modern infrastructure and technology. The faculty and staff of LAU are highly qualified and experienced in their respective fields and attracted from many leading universities around the world. The LAU Faculty is also well-known physicians, educators and researchers in their respective fields. LAU offers world-class medical education for students from Guyana and around the world to achieve their medical career objectives. Lincoln American University is accredited by the world’s major organizations such as UNESCO, WHO MCI, International Medical Education Directory (IMED) a division of United States Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and Medical Council of Canada (MCC).
Professor Sayed K. Washim, President Lincoln American University commented that “I am happy that the opportunity to study medicine for younger generation of South Asia and to pursue lucrative careers in medicine in the North American Region mainly in USA and Canada is made easier with our program launched today. India and Sri Lanka are the first two countries in the SAARC region to have the transfer program with USMLE embedded in to the MBBS program in Guyana”
Speaking at the Launch Ceremony Air Marshall (Retired)Dr. Pawan Kapoor stated that “LAU provides best quality medical education to local and international students with our panel of lectures handpicked from leading medical universities around the world well known for their teaching capabilities, specialties and research work. Undergraduates can look forward for the best medical education with clinical practices that will lead them to achieve their medical career goals anywhere in the world”
“Since Inception, IMC has been introducing innovative products in terms of Universities and Countries for Sri Lankan medical undergraduates to pursue not only their education but their career as well. With this in mind the partnership with LAU will open up opportunities for our students to complete their Medical degree and sit for the USMLE examination to join the United States Residency Program” stated Dr. Gishan Sumanasiri Executive Director/CEO of IMC.
“For the last sixteen years I have been placing students for Medical Universities around the world to facilitate to achieve the dreams of thousands of Students and their parents, since last year we have been looking for opportunities for our future generation to study and pursue a lucrative career in medicine overseas. LAU partnership provides the best opportunity in North America at an affordable cost” stated Dr. Dharangan Bakthaseelan Executive Director/Director Finance IMC.