The program is designed to train qualified physicians oriented to the practice of medicine. Standardized patients are used to evaluate medical students and resident’s ability to take patient histories, communicate with patients, and determine diagnosis and treatment. The curriculum offers a six-year program leading to a Doctor of Medicine (MD)/Physician in General Medicine degree.
The first four semesters of the General Medicine study program mainly cover theoretical subjects (Anatomy, Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Histology, Physiology). Preclinical subjects (Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology) are taught in semesters 5-7. Clinical subjects are introduced in the following semesters (Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurology) together with subjects associated with public health care (Social Medicine, Medical Law). The whole sixth year is devoted to bedside training in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics. The program concludes in the 11th and 12th semesters with final state examinations in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Preventive Medicine.
Degree and accreditation
KSMU Graduates are awarded the degree of Physician in General Medicine (Doctor of General Medicine) abbreviated as P.G.M., equivalent to M.D. KSMU Graduates are practicing Medicine worldwide in their home countries as well in more than 80 countries around the world.
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Last updated December 3, 2017