The Office of the Registrar is committed to providing quality services to students, alumni, faculty, and colleagues in support of the mission of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. In fulfillment of this, the Office of the Registrar performs these actions by serving as the steward for academic records, fostering student academic progression, and facilitating academic processes for administrative needs. The Office of the Registrar is an integral part of AUC’s administration, as such; we seek consistency and equity by supporting, developing, and implementing the policies and procedures of the University.
Commitment to student service
Foster a culture of continuous improvement
The Office of the Registrar will proactively research and utilize technology that better serves our students, alumni, faculty, and colleagues. The Office of the Registrar will support data driven decision making and student focused outcomes. The Office of the Registrar will empower students to navigate through policies and procedures both through the website and in print. Finally, the Office of the Registrar will collaborate with other departments to ensure consistency in communication to both internal and external stakeholders.
Services to Students
Ensure accuracy and consistency regarding student information, registration, rotation evaluations and grades
Manage database to create reports for administration and faculty
Serve as a principal source of information on academic and procedural matters to students
Maintain confidentiality of student records
Maintain student database and grades
Track academic progress
Track student status and verify enrollment
Compile Dean’s List on a semester basis
Facilitate Orientation and Registration
Update and maintain course catalog/student handbook
NBME® Shelf and Comprehensive Exams
For general questions, please call 305-446-0600, option 5, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All faxes should be sent to 305-489-3878.
Meet the Registrar Team
David Saenz, Senior Director of Clinical Student Affairs/University Registrar
Phone: 305-446-0600 ext. 8076
I joined AUC in July 2013 and serve as the University Registrar and Senior Director of Clinical Student Affairs. Prior to joining AUC, I attained over 8 years of higher education experience in both admissions and registrar services, as well as over 15 years of management experience. I have presented panel discussions at two American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) conferences and I am an active member of several professional organizations including AACRAO, SACRAO, and FACRAO. I am also a licensed Notary Public for the State of Florida. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Master’s Degree in Public Administration (“Double Demon”) from DePaul University in Chicago.
Rodney Bowen, Manager of Registrar Services
Contact Mr. Bowen for Transcript Requests, Graduation Requirements & Clearance, Diplomas and Leave of Absences
Phone: 305-446-0600 ext. 8000
With more than nine years' experience working in higher education, I have found fulfillment in the opportunities I have been given to serve others. I joined AUC in 2014 as a Registrar Systems Specialist and now serve as the Manager of Registrar Services. I earned my bachelor’s degree in communications from Carthage College and master’s in education from American InterContinental University. As a native of Chicago, I have been engrained with a passion for great food and rich sports traditions. In my spare time, I enjoy diving into a good book, dining at new restaurants with my wife and fishing.
Karla Martinez, Associate Registrar
Contact Ms. Martinez for Clinical Evaluations, Enrollment Verifications, Graduation Requirements
Phone: 305-446-0600 ext. 8060
Prior to joining AUC, I obtained my Bachelor of Fine Arts from Miami International University of Art & Design. In 2014, my position as an Art Teacher really ignited my passion for helping students. My continued commitment to student service has led me to the role of Associate Registrar and to work hands on with an amazing group of students. Students whom have gone to great lengths to achieve their dreams of becoming doctors. I am fortunate to be part of their journey and strive to provide the quality service they deserve. In my spare time, I enjoy taking my dogs for a walk and going to the beach.
Brianna Lopez, Associate Registrar
Contact Ms. Lopez for Case Logs & Clinical Course Evaluations, Graduation Verifications and Step 2 CK/CS Verifications
Phone: 305-446-0600 ext. 8008
I joined AUC in 2010 and have been fortunate to work in multiple positions over the last 6 years. My role as a Hospital Relations Coordinator really honed my passion for helping students here at AUC. In 2016 I stepped into the role of Associate Registrar. It makes me happy to be able to play a part in helping students achieve their ultimate goal, which is to become outstanding physicians. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, exercising, and spending time with my family.
Amy Casimiro, Associate Registrar
Contact Ms. Casimiro for NBME Comprehensive Exam and Core Subject Exam Scheduling & Score Reports, USMLE STEP 2 CK/CS Scheduling & Score Reports
Phone: 305-446-0600 ext. 8047
I joined AUC in 2012 as a Clinical Education Advisor for the Office of Clinical Student Affairs and now work in the Office of the Registrar. I have been serving students in higher education for over 8 years and find a deep sense of fulfillment in doing so. AUC has a rich culture of care and I try to embody those principles daily as I help our student body reach their professional goals. I really enjoy how supportive my colleagues are and learning from their individual success in working with our students. Apart from work, I love spending time with friends and family, salsa dancing and cooking Cuban food.
Bryan Diaz, Assistant Registrar
Contact Mr. Diaz for Step 2 CK/CS Verifications, ECFMG Certifications, Canadian Loan Forms, Deferments, Graduation Certifications and Credentialing
Phone: 305-446-0600 ext. 8050
I started working with AUC in 2014 and now serve in the role of Assistant Registrar. After working closely with my colleagues and our students I knew AUC was the place for me. The AUC culture and willingness from my colleagues to assist students in achieving their goals inspires me every day. In my spare time, I enjoy making Cuban coffee and spending time with my friends and family.
Dimple Amarnani, Campus Registrar
Contact Ms. Amarnani for all medical sciences inquiries
Phone: 1-721-545-2298 Ext. 4041264