Pre-Medical Sciences

Pre-medical sciences forms the bridge between a pre-university high school education and the MD course of study.  Pre-med is taught at the SAI Academy in Bangalore (India) and at the SAISOM campus which is integrated at the Sint Vincentius Hospital in Paramaribo, Suriname.

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MD Degree

The MD degree consists of a solid basis in Basic Sciences followed by a practical clinical education.  Our Degree is based on the USA format which requires all students to pass the USMLE examinations.

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SAI School of Medicine in collaboration with Sint Vincentius Hospital in Paramaribo, Suriname, offers a number of Post Graduate courses.

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SAI School of Medicine (SAISOM)

SAISOM is part of the South American International University (SAIU), a non-profit institution of higher learning founded in Curacao, Dutch Caribbean.  SAISOM provides pre-medical, M.D. and Post Graduate (PG) medical programs at its campus in Paramaribo, Suriname.  The campus is integrated in the Sint Vincentius Hospital.

At SAISOM we put the patient first by teaching modern medicine, and blending this with traditional medicine.  Teaching an integrative approach to medicine allows our graduates to best treat their patients with an eye on choices and risks, which leads to informed 'quality of life' decisions.


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SAIU Receives its Charter in Suriname

The Minister of Health of the Republic of Suriname, the Honorable Mr. Elias, has granted SAI University a Charter which allows the University to confer upon its graduates Bachelor, Master, MD and Post Graduate degrees in medicine and health sciences.

Administrators and Faculty of SAIU have over 50 years experience in establishing and running medical schools in the Caribbean.   SAISOM will be the first non-governmental private institution of its kind that provides pre-medical, medical and post graduate education.

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