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OUM Announces New Dean for Australia, July 2020

2020-07-08T20:04:46-04:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

Renowned surgeon Dr. Hugh Bartholomeusz was appointed OUM Professor and Dean for Australia to focus on strengthening relationships with hospitals in the region as well as educating future generations of physicians.  Professor Bartholomeusz Brings Impressive Combination of  Military and Academic Medicine  Oceania University of Medicine has appointed Air Vice-Marshal (Retd) Frederick Anthony “Hugh” Bartholomeusz, OAM, [...]

OUM Announces Re-Accreditation, June 2020

2020-07-08T20:04:00-04:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

The Philippine Accrediting Association for Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) has extended Oceania University of Medicine’s accreditation through 2025. Why Accreditation Matters The re-accreditation validates OUM’s program as competitive on the world stage and ensures that its graduates may practice in most global countries.  In many countries accreditation is a prerequisite for international medical school [...]

Welcome New Physicians! March 2020

2020-07-08T20:05:23-04:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

Fifteen new graduates joined Oceania University of Medicine’s 122 total graduates at a ceremony in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday, 7 March. OUM graduates honored in Melbourne ceremony The newest graduating class of Oceania University of Medicine celebrates by tossing their caps following their graduation ceremony in Melbourne. Fifteen new graduates joined Oceania University [...]

Students Experience Samoa’s Measles Epidemic, February 2020

2020-07-08T20:06:01-04:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

While measles has largely been eradicated in many parts of the world, it returned with a vengeance to Samoa in late 2019. Crisis offered rare and heartbreaking learning opportunity The Government of Samoa declared a national State of Emergency on 15 November 2019 which closed schools indefinitely and banned minors from attending public events. In [...]

Age is a Non-Issue

2017-04-11T13:40:07-04:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: News|

OUM is filled with people who forged ahead with their dream to become a physician, regardless of age. OUM Welcomes Non-traditional Students  According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the mean age of students entering medical school is 24 years of age in 2015. Their data also showed that matriculants over the age of 31 comprise less than 4 percent of new [...]