University of Medicine and Health Sciences Signs Articulation Agreement with Larkin University

Top-Rated Caribbean Medical School and Success-Driven College of Biomedical Sciences Partner to Create Pathway for Qualified Students to Earn Their Medical Degree

The University of Medicine and Health Sciences, (UMHS), a small, mission-driven medical school with a commitment to student support and a legacy of successful residency placements in the United StatesCanada, and Puerto Rico, has signed an articulation agreement with Larkin University, an accredited school in Miami, to create enhanced opportunities for qualified students to earn their Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from UMHS. Under this agreement, students from Larkin University College of Biomedical Sciences will be fast-tracked for admission to UMHS after meeting established standards set forth in the articulation agreement. The requirements are outlined on the UMHS website.

Larkin University’s College of Biomedical Sciences is successfully advancing educational opportunities for South Florida’s diverse communities, and creating a learning environment to promote optimal learning and support student success,” said Marti Echols, Dean of Larkin University College of Biomedical Sciences. “As medical school admissions in the United States become increasingly competitive, we’re proud to offer a pathway for our students to make their dreams of becoming a doctor a reality. Like LU, UMHS provides students with small class sizes and a student-centered faculty, and their approach has resulted in impressive USMLE scores and graduates who match into competitive residency programs on their way to becoming medical doctors.”

“We’re pleased to partner with Larkin University, a school that shares our vision of educating uniquely skilled and diverse medical professionals eager to meet the need for physicians in various settings, and reflecting the demographics of the communities we serve,” said Warren Ross, president of UMHS. “LU is focused on educational programs, research and scholarly activity, and development of solutions that promote the common good of health care and society, and we look forward to building on that foundation as we provide the training for highly skilled, resilient, and empathetic doctors. We’re excited to welcome qualified LU graduates to the UMHS family.”

The articulation agreements enables a prospective student from LU’s biomed program to automatically qualify for admission to UMHS after meeting the minimum standards defined by the articulation agreement. For more information please contact

About UMHS
The University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS), is a small, mission-driven medical school with a commitment to student support and a legacy of successful residency placements in the United States and Canada. UMHS was founded in 2007 by medical education pioneers Warren and Robert Ross to deliver a highly personalized school experience. Graduates of UMHS earn a Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) and qualify to practice medicine throughout the United States and Canada. Students begin their Basic Science studies in St. Kitts, West Indies, and complete their clinical training in the United States. With an unprecedented 96% student retention rate, the vast majority of students that begin their medical studies at UMHS go on to obtain residencies. For more information, visit

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