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American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Create Caribbean Disaster Medicine Center

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American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) and
Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center (HMFP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with the
aim to establish a center of excellence for disaster medicine in the
Caribbean.

"As a medical school with its main campus in the Caribbean, AUC is
ideally positioned to develop medical education and training
opportunities in the areas of hurricane preparedness and emergency
response to benefit the region and beyond," said Heidi Chumley, MD, MBA,
Executive Dean at AUC. "We're excited to work with HMFP to explore a
wide range of collaborative efforts, and apply our combined expertise to
the challenges facing the country of St. Maarten and the region."

HMFP is the academic physician group exclusively affiliated with Beth
Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a major Harvard Medical School
teaching affiliate in Boston. HMFP deploys members of its emergency
medicine department to collaborations across the globe to build capacity
in disaster preparedness and response systems, and provides continuing
education and training to healthcare professionals and first responders.

"This collaboration with AUC offers a uniquely positioned platform to
develop academic, research, and operational capacity in a region where
hurricanes and tropical storms pose a threat," said Gregory R. Ciottone,
MD, FACEP, FFSEM, Director of the Division of Disaster Medicine at BIDMC
and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
"We're looking forward to engaging with experts in the Caribbean through
this center of excellence in disaster medicine, and exposing more
medical students to this challenging and immensely rewarding field."

Currently in the planning stage, the center could potentially include
academic exchanges involving faculty and medical students, continuing
education and training programs, conferences and symposia, and on-site
teaching on AUC's St. Maarten medical sciences campus by Harvard Medical
School faculty, and leverage the wide range of medical and healthcare
resources and programs within Adtalem.

About American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is a
member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE), a global education
provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose
is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make
inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, AUC
has more than 6,500 graduates and is one of the oldest medical schools
in the Caribbean. Dedicated to developing physicians with a lifelong
commitment to patient-centered care, AUC embraces collaboration,
inclusion and community service. With a campus in St. Maarten,
affiliated teaching hospitals in the United States and the United
Kingdom, and internationally recognized faculty, AUC has a diverse
medical education program for today's globally minded physician. For
more information visit aucmed.edu
or follow AUC on Twitter (@aucmed).

About Adtalem Global Education

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to
achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to
our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member
S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider, and the
parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American
University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Association of Certified
Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education,
Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its
Keller Graduate School of Management, EduPristine, Ross University
School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.
For more information, please visit adtalem.com.

About Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians

Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center, Inc. (HMFP) was formed in May of 1998 in support of the merger
of Beth Israel Hospital and New England Deaconess Hospital (now BIDMC).
HMFP is the employed physician group at BIDMC. We employ approximately
1152 providers and have an exclusive affiliation agreement with BIDMC
for patient care, research and teaching services. Each of our 13
departments is led by a Chief of Service who collaborate with a Chief
Administrative Officer. Our HMFP corporate offices provide comprehensive
management services, such as compliance, legal, finance, and human
resources, to our faculty members. For more information, please visit hmfphysicians.org.

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