SGU School of Medicine

Where over 1,300 aspiring Canadian doctors call home

Go Big. Push Limits. Change Medicine

St. George’s University is uniquely qualified to train you to do just that. At SGU, you will become a part of the elite group of physicians trained to go above and beyond what’s accepted and expected.

Canadian SGU Student Performance

  • There are 600 SGU MD students from Canada.
  • There are more than 1,300 MD graduates from Canada.
  • SGU US and Canadian students achieved a 97% first time pass rate on the USMLE Step 1, surpassing students from the US and Canadian Schools 6 years in a row.*
  • SGU has a 99% Pass rate for our Canadian students who sat the MCCEE 2009 - 2013


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Idyllic and Innovative Campus

SGU’s idyllic campus hosts students and faculty from more than 140 countries. Its $250 million plus, technologically-advanced campus is situated on the beautiful, safe island of Grenada. Over 65 state-of-the-art buildings create the perfect environment in which to learn, investigate, play, and make lifelong networks of colleagues and friends from around the world. A rich, cultural diversity enhanced by student- and University-led activities.

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SGU Trains More Doctors

#1 Provider of doctors into first-year US residencies for the last six years combined. Over 880 graduates into US and Canadian residencies in 2016.

SGU has contributed over 14,000 physicians to the global physician workforce, with students, faculty and graduates from over 140 countries. They have practiced in every state in the United States, as well as in more than 50 countries, including in Canada and the United Kingdom.

Canadian Residencies by Specialty

PGY1 Placements for SGU Canadian Students (All Time)

St. George's Quick Facts

  • Canadian Residency Hospitals

    University of Alberta Hospital
    University of Calgary
    The University of British Columbia Hospital
    University of Manitoba
    Family Medicine Fredericton
    Memorial University School of Medicine
    Cape Breton Healthcare Complex
    Dalhousie University
    St John Regional Hospital
    McMaster University Health Sciences Centre
    McMaster University Medical Centre
    Northern Ontario School of Medicine
    Queens University
    University of Ottawa School of Medicine
    University of Toronto
    University of Western Ontario Teaching Hospitals
    Victoria Hospital
    Hospital of Notre Dame
    McGill University Health Centre
    University of Laval
    Cypress Regional Hospital
    Regina General Hospital
    University of Saskatchewan

  • Challenging and Stimulating Classmates

    St. George’s University is alive with a diverse mix of students from some of the world’s top universities, with more than 450 students and graduates hailing from Ivy League schools.

  • Research and Dual-Degree Opportunities

    SGU’s location and variety of dual-degree programs provide unique research opportunities in areas such as medical public health, anthropology, ecology, marine and terrestrial biology, and ethics.

  • Scholarship Opportunities

    In line with SGU’s belief that the best students should go to the best medical school, the Legacy of Excellence scholarship program is growing larger each year. Scholarships are administered through the University’s Student Financial Services Department, which also helps students through financial counseling and planning to ensure money does not get in the way of students achieving their dreams.

  • Qualified, Accessible Faculty Committed to Teaching

    All of the professorial staff have PhDs, MDs or MBBSs. Through programs like “Let’s Talk Teaching”-a well-attended weekly seminar- SGU instructs teachers how to teach even better than they do already, utilizing the best in technology and traditional methods.