Four-Year Medical Curriculum

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Program Description

The Four-Year Medical Curriculum consists of basic science courses in the first two years.

Courses comprise of the following:

  • Molecules, Genes, & Cells (MGC)
  • Human Structure & Function (HSF)
  • Medicine, Patients, & Society I (MPS I)
  • Brain & Mind (BAM)
  • Basis of Disease (BOD)
  • Medicine, Patients, & Society II (MPS II)

In the third and fourth year of the Four-Year Medical Curriculum, students take clinically based courses (clinical clerkships), electives, and Sub-I’s.

External Applicants

WCMC-Q invites qualified applicants to join the Four-Year Medical Curriculum of the Six-Year Medical Program. The external application process offers a unique opportunity to qualified non-WCMC-Q students to join WCMC-Q students.

Important Note: This academic year (2015-2016) will be the last year that internal WCMC-Q students will have to apply to the Four-Year Medical Curriculum. Going forward, internal students will undergo a promotion process in order to move from the Pre-Medical curriculum to the Medical Curriculum.

Requirements

In accordance with Cornell University's policies, we seek applicants who uphold the highest academic and personal standards and whom the Committee on Admissions feels are best prepared for future leadership roles in medicine. In keeping with the principles of the Weill Cornell Medical College, we seek students with outstanding academic accomplishments who have also demonstrated exceptional personal initiative. Such initiative may take the form of leadership, creativity, research, community service, motivation, or other life experiences.

The practice of medicine requires the highest level of personal integrity. The Committee seeks applicants whose characters are developing in a way conducive to the best practice of medicine. This includes emotional maturity, personal depth, commitment to others well being, and moral integrity. The admission policies of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar apply standards identical to those of the Weill Cornell Medical College. Procedure All applicants must apply online. Below is a checklist of required steps and documents that needs to be submitted to complete your application.

  • Completed application and personal statement submitted online.
  • One letter of reference from the Pre-Professional Advisory Committee of your college or university or at least two letters from professors who can provide a detailed evaluation of your performance in university science courses.
    • Reference forms are available with the online application.
  • Official results of MCAT*.
  • Official/certified copies of all college and university transcripts.
  • Official/certified copies of all diplomas and degrees earned.
  • Photocopy of a valid passport.
  • One passport size photograph.

*MCAT is mandatory

Last updated December 2017

About the School

Established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar Foundation, WCMC-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and shares its mission of dedication to excellence in ... Read More

Established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar Foundation, WCMC-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and shares its mission of dedication to excellence in education, patient care and research. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCMC-Q offers an integrated program of pre-medical and medical studies leading to the... Read less
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