Many people find getting into a medical school more difficult than anticipated. The progress of medical and biological sciences in the nineteenth century, the impact of the work of Claude Bernard (1813-1878), Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902) Robert Koch (1843-1910), Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) and all the splendor of French medical schools, Vienna, Berlin and Edinburgh, was a stimulus for the creation of a medical school in the country.
The first two years will be at the overseas campuses for all Caribbean medical schools, but the clinical rotations for the top schools are in the U.S. This offers a huge advantage to students in that they can benefit from the higher acceptance rates to get into the Caribbean universities while still being able to learn from the doctors at U.S. hospitals during their clinical rotations.
Regarding your other question – I definitely agree that this would be very valuable to have, though I …