Republic of Guinea, West Africa

The foundation of American International University West Africa, School of Medicine arose from the agreement dated 1998 with Republic of Guinea to establish a hospital and hospital based medical school in Conakry. American Hospital, known as Centre Medical International (CMI) located at Gbessia, Conakry was inaugurated by His Excellency Lansana Conte, The President of Republic of Guinea on November 16, 1998. The Charter for American International University has been approved by Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Republic of Guinea by Decree No: 2007/1224/ME/MESRS/CAB and registered in the official public Journal.

Republic of The Gambia

The Government of The Gambia has approved American International University West Africa to be the first private university in the country. Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Government of The Gambia through an accord signed in August 2010 approved the University for establishing School of Medicine, School of Dentistry and School of Pharmacy as an institution of Higher Education.

World Health Organization (WHO)

American International University School of Medicine, has provided information to World Health Organization to be included in the latest directory of medical institutions listing of medical schools.


Licensure in United States

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
(ECFMG) & United States Medical Licensing Examinations(USMLE)

Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685    USA

The students and graduates of American International University School of Medicine shall be eligible to participate in the United States Medical Licensing Examination & receive ECFMG certification. The ECFMG certification requires all graduates to have passed USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 (both sections), submit a final transcript, and provide a copy of the graduate's diploma for verification. Once ECFMG certification has been granted the graduates shall be eligible for Postgraduate Medical education (Residency Training) in the United States. Graduates shall later be eligible for licensure in respective states.


All prospective and current students who wish to practice in the United States are encouraged to educate themselves on the licensure policies in their respective states. This information can be obtained by going to the Federation of State Medical Boards of United States (FSMB) website or contacting them at:
Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States, Inc.
PO Box 619850
Dallas, TX 75261-9850
Telephone: (817) 868-4000
Fax: (817) 868-4099


Licensure in Canada

In order to qualify for the Licensure of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC), a graduate must have passing scores on the Qualifying Examination Part I (QE Part I) and the Qualifying Examination Part II (QE Part II).  International medical graduates are also required to have a passing score on the MCC Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) as one of the eligibility criteria for the Qualifying Examination Part I.  For more information regarding licensure in Canada, please visit the Medical Council of Canada's website. If you are a resident of Ontario, please visit

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
Telephone: (613) 521-6012
Fax: (613) 521-9417

Courier Address:
Medical Council of Canada
100 - 2283 St. Laurent Blvd
Ottawa ON Canada K1G 5A2

Mailing address:
Medical Council of Canada
PO Box 8234 Stn T
Ottawa ON Canada K1G 3H7
For further information regarding individual examinations follow the following links:


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