Umanand Prasad School of Medicine

Deans Message

Dr.Elick Narayan MBBS, MD, Physiology
Dean, Umanand Prasad School of Medicine (UPSM)
Associate Professor

Bula to all.

Welcome to the Umanand Prasad School of Medicine.

Since 2008 we are committed to fulfilling the health care needs of rural and underserved communities in Fiji. Being the medical school of choice in the Asia Pacific region, UPSM aspires to produce efficient health care professionals with high scientific and moral standards.We believe in kind heart, kind skills” – and follow the ethical code the “knowledgeable hands return spring” .I truly believe that so much of being a physician is about being compassionate and caring,”

We ensure that our faculty, our programs and our curriculum prepare our students to be outstanding scientists and clinicians.

Our faculty is of the highest quality in the areas of the basic sciences, the clinical sciences, and in clinical medicine. The advances in basic science research, technology, and patient care that are reported on an almost daily basis make now an exceptional time for the study of medicine It is within the context of these limitless possibilities that UPSM seeks to educate the undergraduates and prepare Doctors for a new millennium.

UPSM emphasizes intellectual achievement and compassion in our three missions of patient care, education, and research. Our students are among the finest in the nation. They are matched in quality by the high level of instruction and research that we offer. Our strengths encompass all basic science and clinical disciplines and contribute to a rich and vibrant intellectual environment that generates wide-ranging innovation and advancement in medical care.

We’re practicing – and teaching – the future of medicine, today.

I urge you to browse the site and encourage you to learn more about UPSM. Please let us know if we can assist you in any way.

Dr. Elick Narayan MBBS, M.D , Physiology
Interim Dean, Umanand Prasad School of Medicine (UPSM)
Associate Professor
University of Fiji, Saweni, Lautoka
Phone: 679-6640600, email: