General Medicine (MD, Single-Cycle, 6 years)


Program Description

Program goals:

The aim of the course is to prepare competent, compassionate, just, experienced medical doctors, who will possess necessary theoretical knowledge, practical skills and values, defined by descriptor of competences of medical education in Georgia and by learning objectives of basic medical education by TUNING/MEDINE project, which will enable them to successfully continue medical education, enroll in Masters and Doctoral programs, apply for clinical positions of junior doctor, participate in scientific and academic activities in Georgia, as well as in other countries; graduates of the course will be ready to continuously improve their knowledge and skills, and with their professional work facilitate improvement of health and wellbeing of local communities as well as global society.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:

  • Interactive lectures, seminars.
  • Visual lectures.
  • Stating and solving the problems.
  • Verbal, or oral method.
  • Induction, deduction, analysis, and synthesis.
  • Practical work.
  • Discussions/Debates
  • Laboratory work;
  • Critical analysis;
  • Lecture-seminar;
  • The method of working on the book;
  • Explanation method;
  • Situational exercises;
  • Role-playing games;
  • News reports
  • Small research projects
  • Group exercises;
  • Exercises oriented on solving of the problems;
  • Case study;
  • Literature review;
  • Critical evaluation of own work
  • Searching the files in electronic format or library;
  • Written work method;
  • Presentation
  • The simulated performance;
  • Demonstration method (Using of audio-video learning material)
  • Clinical practical studies;
  • Writing Essays
  • Problem based learning

Knowledge and understanding

The graduate will be able to:

  • Have deep and systemic knowledge of basic natural, behavioral, social and clinical sciences.
  • Knowledge of main groups of drugs, principles of their administration according to pathological conditions and diseases.
  • Knowledge about structure and organization of different public health and healthcare systems, and realization of physicians’ role in those systems.
  • Knowledge regarding ethical and legal principals associated with clinical practice and research.
  • Realization of different ways of addressing complex clinical problems

Applying knowledge

The graduate will be able to:

  • Carry out a consultation with a patient.
  • Assess clinical presentations, order investigations, make differential diagnoses, and discuss a management plan;
  • Provide immediate care of medical emergencies, including First Aid and resuscitation.
  • Prescribe drugs.
  • Carry out practical procedures.
  • Evaluate potential benefit and harm of the treatment to the patient.
  • Communicate effectively in a medical context.
  • Apply ethical and legal principles in medical practice.
  • Assess psychological and social aspects of a patient's illness.
  • Apply the principles, skills, and knowledge of evidence-based medicine.
  • Use information and information technology effectively in a medical context.
  • Apply scientific principles, method, and knowledge to medical practice and research.
  • Promote health, engage with population health issues and work effectively in a health care system.
  • Work in the multidisciplinary team as a member of the team, as well as a leader.
  • Clearly formulate objectives, negotiate them with group members, coordinate their work, adequately assess the abilities of each group member, and manage conflicting and critical situations

Making judgments

The graduate will be able to:

  • Critically analyze incomplete and contradicting data.
  • Conduct a differential diagnosis.
  • Form and prove diagnosis using the evidence-based principles, knowledge and skills.

Communications skills

The graduate will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing in a medical context.
  • Observe, listen, ask questions, and maintain non-verbal communication

Learning skills

The graduate will be able to:

  • Use educational informational resources while managing her/his own learning process.
  • Organize schedules, set priorities, comply with deadlines and accomplish agreed objectives.
  • Obtain, process and critically evaluate the data (information) from different sources.
  • Appreciate the necessity of lifelong learning and continuous professional development in the medical profession.
  • Objectively assess her/his own knowledge and skills.
  • Use data and information technologies effectively in the medical context


The graduate will be able to:

  • Use ethical and legal principals in daily work.
  • Protect patients’ rights.
  • Communicate, Negotiate and resolve conflicts in a professional context with anyone, despite their social, cultural, religious or ethnic affiliation.
  • Establish relationships with patients and colleagues based on equality, social and democratic values.

Contact person:

Mr. John Dastouri:

Dr. Bahman Moghimi:

Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

The University of Georgia is a high-ranking, largest private educational institution located in Tbilisi, Georgia, which is member of many European educational agreements and integrated systems. The de ... Read More

The University of Georgia is a high-ranking, largest private educational institution located in Tbilisi, Georgia, which is member of many European educational agreements and integrated systems. The degrees are accredited worldwide especially in EU and US and has student and professor exchange programs with more than a 100 very-known universities and scientific institutions around the world. The university has a private school from kindergarten, primary and secondary school as certified Oxford schools' member and different fields from Bachelor degree, Master and PhD in different schools of Business and Economics, Technology and Engineering, Social Science, Health and Medicine and finally School of arts and humanities with almost 9000 students from Georgia and all around the world. Read less