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Mission, Vision, Core Values

Our Mission

The mission of the University is to create and nurture a diverse student body committed to leadership in alleviating human suffering caused by disease through innovative research and health care delivery.

Our Vision

The vision of the GAU is to:

  • Educate and retain a diverse health care provider workforce needed to help address the underserved patient care needs worldwide.
  • Develop a platform for an expanded biomedical health and clinical sciences research program to advance knowledge in the medical sciences;
  • Contribute internationally by enhancing the clinical delivery system through relationships with community hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers, as well as attracting and training new healthcare providers worldwide

Our Core Values

Our Core Values defines! The GAU family:

  1.    Believe in quality
  2.    Be Innovative
  3.    Bring passion
  4.    Build team spirit

Curricula

Our programs mirror the curriculum taught in USA Universities which allows students easy transition into clinical programs, and healthcare workforce.  We emphasize problem-based learning with a student-centered approach. Our faculty are chosen based on both their commitment to teaching and outstanding credentials.

Location

Georgetown American University is located in the capital city of Guyana, Georgetown – one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities.  This tropical haven lies in the Amazonian region of South America., home to some of the world’s great flora and fauna. Guyana, the only English speaking South American country shares a rich Caribbean culture and is considered as part of the West Indies and Caribbean Community. Our bordering neighbors consist of Brazil, Venezuela, and Suriname. Guyana is poised to be the new oil giant of the region and is currently developing its Oil and Gas sector.

Guyana is a very hospitable community, has a population of approximately 700,000. known as the land of seven races, Guyana also has a harmoniously diverse religious community comprising mainly of Christians, Hindu, and Muslims. Some of the major economic activities in Guyana are Gold and Diamond mining, timber production and Agriculture.

GAU is in the heart of the city. The institution is in close proximity to shopping centers, restaurants, supermarkets, and bus transits.