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Washington University of Barbados

Washington University of Barbados, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Barbados is the place where dreams are made into reality. At WUB, ‘We Listen, We Invent, We Deliver’ quality education in a sublime location.

Washington University of Barbados serves students worldwide in the field of medicine and clinical research. It is among a handful of schools which embed preparation for USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) within the curriculum.

At WUB students will find professors with extensive knowledge in education and in the field of professional medical practice and who are dedicated to equipping learners with all the tools necessary to excel in the field of medicine. We encourage curiosity and information seeking for the purpose of creating innovative solutions and employment opportunities for all students.


WUB is dedicated to attaining excellence in medical education and research, to improve patient care and quality of life in the community and to remain committed to the highest ethical values so that our doctors will be socially responsible wherever they are.


Washington University of Barbados will be a state of the art centre for medical education and research with a vision to deliver significant contributions in the field of medicine and health sciences. WUB exists to serve others through the expression of our core values: Respect, Integrity, Stewardship and Excellence.


  • To impart the essential knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that will lead to success in graduates’ medical training and clinical practice.
  • To matriculate and retain the best-qualified applicants for careers in medicine.
  • To provide an appropriate academic environment that encourages students to match their interests and talents with societal needs when making career choices.
  • To encourage students to volunteer in community-service activities and provide a forum for those students to share their experiences with other members of the institution.
  • To foster the development of students’ humanistic behaviours and attitudes.

Core Values

Excellence & Discovery

Be the best. Commit to exceptional quality and service by encouraging curiosity, seeking information and creating innovative solutions and job opportunities.


The Washington University of Barbados received charter to establish and operate a School of Medical Sciences from the Government of Barbados. Washington University of Barbados is one of the top Caribbean Medical Universities which is recognized, accredited and listed in: WHO(World Health Organization); the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation in Barbados; the Medical Council of India (MCI); Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER); the Global Alliance For Medical Education (GAME); the International Medical Education Directory (IMED); the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME); the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE); the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME); the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE); the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE); the Association of Standardized Patient Educators(ASPE), and the Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN); the World Medical Association (WMA).