M.D. in Medicine

Top 51 Doctors of Medicine (MDs) in Medicine 2019

For aspiring medical professionals, a Doctor of Medicine, or M.D., is the degree to aim for in one’s higher education. Representing deep theoretical and practical expertise in the healthcare industry, an M.D. is critical to entering many medical careers.

What is an M.D. in Medicine? Broadly speaking, this typically six-year program is designed to provide the requisite background for practicing physicians. The curriculum often starts with fundamental theoretical subjects, for example anatomy, physiology and biochemistry, in the initial semesters, leading into preclinical subjects like pathology and pharmacology before moving to various clinical courses in the latter years, branching out to the student’s interests. The final years often focus predominately on practical training in hospital settings.

Depending on the specific courses pursued, taking an M.D. in Medicine can provide a number of career and life-skill benefits for students. Alongside specific vocational skills, this may include improved interpersonal relationships with professionals and clients, a capacity for recording and critically analyzing data and a stronger ability to make informed, ethical decisions on issues.

Though the program typically takes six years full-time to complete, the specifics, including registration and tuition costs, vary between schools. Prospective students should research the schools they’re interested in to find more information.

The medical industry features a substantial breadth of professional careers and titles, and an M.D. in Medicine, along with the appropriate residency period, can open up a multitude of career options as a physician. There are a wealth of specialist professions from cardiologist and psychiatrist to gynecologist and neurosurgeon, with students selecting courses in their degree to match. More generalized fields or roles also exist that formerly were (or currently are) classified as general practitioners, such as family physician, pediatrician, primary care and emergency physicians, among others.

Around the world, an M.D. in Medicine can be taken at essentially any university with a medical school; the programs are usually campus-based due to utilizing a hospital environment, but there may be some online options. For more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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M.D. Program

University of Health Sciences Antigua
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 Antigua and Barbuda Saint John's

Each semester is 18-weeks, giving students a short break between their studies. New and transfer students may apply for January and August start dates while May is reserved for transfer students only. [+]

M.D. Program

Each semester is 18-weeks, giving students a short break between their studies. New and transfer students may apply for January and August start dates while May is reserved for transfer students only. The first two years, semesters 1-4, are dedicated to completing the Basic Sciences at the serene UHSA campus on the beautiful island of Antigua. Upon completion of the Basic Sciences, students spend the fifth semester (16-weeks) completing the block review Integrated Review of the Basic Sciences. Following the fifth semester, students spend the final two years of the medical program completing the Clinical Sciences. The U.H.S.A. M.D. program is based upon the curriculum standards of U.S. medical schools by fully integrating the basic and clinical sciences throughout the entire M.D. program. Students begin interacting with patients during the first semester through local clinics around the island, in addition to UHSA’s Free Clinic of English Harbour where students are supervised by both UHSA faculty as well as experienced practicing physicians and nurses from clinics and hospitals around the island.... [-]


6-Year M.D. Program in English, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rzeszów

University of Rzeszów - 6 Year M.D. Program in English, Faculty of Medicine
Campus Full time 6 years October 2019 Poland Rzeszow

This program is being offered to qualified international high school graduates who have demonstrated excellence in the biological and physical sciences and are capable of undergoing preclinical and clinical medical training in spoken and written English. [+]

Rzeszów is a growing, vibrant city of about 192,000 residents located in southeastern Poland. The University of Rzeszow, which is a 15-minute walk from the center of the city, is a large public University with over 18,000 full and part-time students, 2,800 of which are enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine.

The University of Rzeszów Faculty of Medicine English Division offers a 6-year program leading to the degree of Medical Doctor (M.D.). The Faculty of Medicine English Division program of study is based on the standard 6 year European M.D. program consisting of 2 years of preclinical coursework and 4 years of clinical coursework and practice with instruction by medical faculty in English.... [-]


Medical Doctor (MD)

BAU International University Batumi
Campus Full time 6 years August 2019 Georgia Batumi

BAU International University, Batumi offers American model one-cycle higher educational program "Medicine" that corresponds to international standards and is conducted in the English language. [+]

BAU International University, Batumi offers the American model one-cycle higher educational program "Medicine" that corresponds to international standards and is conducted in the English language. The university features "anatomy theatre", anatomy laboratory for cadavers, laboratories for teaching histology, microbiology, molecular genetics and biochemistry and the center of “clinical skills”. The teaching process is led in a partnership with Bahcesehir (Istanbul) University and a network of hospitals "Medical Park" incorporating dozens of hospitals around Turkey. The aim of the educational program is to equip students with theoretical knowledge as well as with proper clinical skills that will prepare them for their future medical career. The educational program lasts for six years and leads to the qualification of Medical Doctor. ... [-]


Medicine Doctor 6 years (M.D.)

University of Ostrava - Faculty of Medicine
Campus Full time 6 years January 2019 Czech Republic Ostrava

This six-year full-time field of Master studies prepares the graduates for the profession of a doctor. It is completed with the degree of Doctor of General Medicine. [+]

Key learning outcomes

Graduates acquire knowledge of biomedical disciplines, the structure and functions of individual body organs, diagnostic and preventive procedures, ability to set a plan of treatment and carry it out. Graduates must demonstrate profound knowledge of biomedical disciplines, causation of diseases of individual body systems, sepsis and antisepsis, ability to organise and prove the preventive treatment, medical ethics, legal standards in accordance with the medical profession. They demonstrate knowledge of pharmacotherapy, first aid in case of the sudden failure of organs, mainly on an infectious and inflammatory basis, failure of the immune system, diagnosis and treatment of tumours and genetically-determined diseases. Graduates are able to carry out examination, indicate, and interpret results, which are necessary for setting up the correct diagnosis, provide young and adult patients with medical care, communicate with patients and their relatives, and cooperate with other medical specialists, use methods of electronic communication and information technologies in at least one world language, evaluate the date provided to the patients, and carry out the overall examination. Also, graduates use knowledge of modern technologies in medical practice, set the steps of examination leading to diagnosis. They make a use of modern communication tools to acquire new information and apply it into the practice, and present results at medical conferences.... [-]


BSC to MD for 6 years

American University of Antigua
Campus September 2019 Antigua and Barbuda Saint John's

Students who register for the BSc in Health Sciences program at Manipal University can enroll in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program at American University of Antigua (AUA) after successfully completing two years of the BSc in Health Sciences program. [+]

Manipal University is one of the largest private universities in the country, enrolling over 25,000 students across disciplines. The university offers a variety of disciplines to pursue, from undergraduate to postgraduate programs in Engineering & Information Technology, Management, Bio-Technology, Interior Design & Architecture and Media & Communication to its students.

BSc in Health Sciences is a highly interdisciplinary program aimed at providing excellent opportunities for students to embark on promising career paths. It was introduced with the vision of empowering students with the knowledge and skills they will need to be at the forefront of medicine and scientific research.... [-]


MD Program

Ponce Health Sciences University
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years July 2019 Puerto Rico Ponce

The Medical Education Program is a 4-year program with an emphasis in primary care and duration of 166 weeks. It grants a doctor of medicine degree (MD degree). The MD Program consists of two years of pre-clinical courses in the core disciplines of Gross Anatomy, Biochemistry, Histology and Cell Biology, Microbiology/Immunology, Neurosciences, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physiology. 

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The Medical Education Program is a 4-year program with an emphasis in primary care and duration of 166 weeks. It grants a doctor of medicine degree (MD degree). The MD Program consists of two years of pre-clinical courses in the core disciplines of Gross Anatomy, Biochemistry, Histology and Cell Biology, Microbiology/Immunology, Neurosciences, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physiology.

During the second year, the organ-system approach is used to integrate the basic science curriculum content. The pre-clinical years provide integration of clinical content and early clinical experiences through Introduction to Clinical Skills, Pathophysiology, Behavioral Sciences and Basic Psychiatry. In addition, longitudinal programs in Community Medicine, Problem-Based Learning, Geriatrics, and Medical Ethics are integrated into the educational program of the first two years.... [-]


BARCS / M.D

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Boston

Medical students earn the Doctor of Medicine degree in a general four-year program designed to be followed by graduate training in a specialty area. During the first two years of the program, students study the sciences basic to medicine—anatomy, behavioral science, biochemistry, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology. [+]

MD Program

Medical students earn the Doctor of Medicine degree in a general four-year program designed to be followed by graduate training in a specialty area. During the first two years of the program, students study the sciences basic to medicine—anatomy, behavioral science, biochemistry, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology. Clinical correlations to basic material are emphasized, and professional skills are nurtured in a four-semester Introduction to Clinical Practice course continuum.

The first of its kind in the country, the School of Medicine leads the way in integrating pioneering applications of ultrasound technology into all four years of medical school. In the third year, medical students leave the classroom and enter the hospitals and clinics full-time for hands-on training under the close supervision of faculty. The final two years of the medical curriculum include required clinical clerkships in family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery.... [-]


5+0 European Medical Degree Programme in Malaysia

Perdana University
Campus Full time 5 years September 2019 Malaysia Serdang

Perdana University is collaborating with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) to offer the 5-year European Medical Degree Programme entirely in Malaysia. Learn more about how this option could assist you in saving tuition fees while earning a world-class medical degree. [+]

Overview

The Perdana University PU-RCSI School of Medicine runs a five-year European undergraduate medical programme. The structure of the course can be seen in this diagram.

Curriculum Structure The curriculum is divided into three cycles called Junior Cycle (JC), Intermediate Cycle (IC) and Senior Cycle (SC). Each cycle is taught over one, two or three semesters with the Senior Cycle being delivered over two years, Senior Cycle 1 (SC1) and Senior Cycle 2 (SC2). Within each cycle, the content is delivered as modules which are largely based on the systems of the human body (systems-based). Each module integrates the biomedical and clinical sciences (integrated) and is defined by a series of learning outcomes (outcomes-focussed). Teaching, Learning & Assessment PU-RCSI employs a hybrid approach to teaching and learning, mixing traditional didactic teaching (lectures, tutorials etc.) with problem-based learning where appropriate. The delivery of course objectives utilises a variety of teaching methods throughout the programmes, including traditional lectures; case-based learning (where a clinical case is used to illustrate or contextualise learning); small group tutorials (both staff and student directed); practicals (e.g. anatomy dissection); computer-assisted learning; bedside clinical teaching; grand rounds; shadowing;observation; skills workshops; tutorials; theatre attendance and ward attendance. Assessments take place during a module (continuous) or at the end of the module (summative) and take many forms including, multiple-choice questions (MCQs), the short answer was written questions, Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs), practical exams, oral exams, team / individual projects and online assessments. Assessment modes are matched to the different types... [-]

Doctorate in general medicine

Université Catholique de Bukavu
Campus Full time 60 months February 2019 Congo, DR Bukavu

Close collaboration between the two major universities of Kivu. The Department of Surgery, Gynecology-Obstetrics, Internal Medicine & Imaging, and Pediatrics of the organizing universities are academically responsible for training. [+]

Doctorate in General Medicine

(Option: Surgery and Childbirth)

The main aim of training specialists is to provide public and private hospitals with human resources capable of managing the specialized health problems of the population.

An additional aim is to train the resources from which people will be recruited for additional Ph.D. training in order to make them teachers (or academics).

Training Framework

Departments associated with universities.

The Department of Surgery, Gynecology-Obstetrics, Internal Medicine & Imaging, and Pediatrics of the organizing universities are academically responsible for training.

Any specialist candidate must therefore carry out part or all of his internship in these departments.... [-]


Doctor of Medicine, MD

European University Cyprus
Campus Full time 6 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia

Students are taught and trained in Cyprus. Teaching is conducted in English, with a minimum workload of 360 ECTS of the education and training required to complete the Doctor of Medicine Degree over six years. No ‘premedical’ coursework is required as the program of study provides an all-inclusive, full basic sciences thematic unit. The early exposure of students to clinical experiences emphasizes the importance of the basic sciences to its clinical application and serves to stimulate students’ interests in medicine. Graduates of European University Cyprus School of Medicine can exercise their profession in any country of the European Union and other international healthcare systems.

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Students are taught and trained in Cyprus. Teaching is conducted in English, with a minimum workload of 360 ECTS of the education and training required to complete the Doctor of Medicine Degree over six years. No ‘premedical’ coursework is required as the program of study provides an all-inclusive, full basic sciences thematic unit. The early exposure of students to clinical experiences emphasizes the importance of the basic sciences to its clinical application and serves to stimulate students’ interests in medicine. Graduates of European University Cyprus School of Medicine can exercise their profession in any country of the European Union and other international healthcare systems.... [-]


MD Degree

Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
Campus Full time 4 years July 2019 Mexico Guadalajara

Learning to practice medicine in both English and Spanish, it’s one of the great benefits of going to medical school in Guadalajara. Not only will it help break down barriers between doctor and patients wherever they end up–New York, Arizona, California, Florida, Texas, etc., being bilingual and culturally aware will make you much more valuable in the eyes of the hospital and clinical administrators everywhere. [+]

STEPS IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.

Learning to practice medicine in both English and Spanish, it’s one of the great benefits of going to medical school in Guadalajara. Not only will it help break down barriers between doctor and patients wherever they end up–New York, Arizona, California, Florida, Texas, etc., being bilingual and culturally aware will make you much more valuable in the eyes of the hospital and clinical administrators everywhere.

Two years of basic sciences in Mexico

You’ll begin at the beginning. We’ll immerse you in the basics. All the critical core learning that you’ll need to know in order to pass the USMLE Step 1. But we’ll also start you working on your clinical skills immediately. So you’re going to start gaining real-world insight right away.... [-]


Higher Professional Study Program in Medicine

University of Latvia
Campus Full time 6 years September 2019 Latvia Riga

During the studies students learn the science and methods of medicine based on human morphology (structure), functions (physiology), psychology, basic clinical practice (anamnesis, overall objective examination, and interpretation of results, manipulation competence), obtains knowledge on health promotion and disease prevention in the context of family and society. [+]

During the studies students learn the science and methods of medicine based on human morphology (structure), functions (physiology), psychology, basic clinical practice (anamnesis, overall objective examination, and interpretation of results, manipulation competence), obtains knowledge on health promotion and disease prevention in the context of family and society. After successful completion of the program graduates may enter residency and Ph.D. studies.

The program corresponds to EU standards and professional requirements set for MDs. The obtained degree is in line with European labor market requirements (part of European comparative degree system) and allows free movement within Europe.... [-]


Doctor of Medicine and Surgery

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time 6 years October 2019 Italy Rome

Sapienza offers a 6-year inter-faculty degree course in Medicine and Surgery that is taught entirely in English (Programme F at the “Policlinico” University Hospital) and is open to students from around the world. [+]

Medicine has been taught at Sapienza University since the Studium Urbis was founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII. Over the course of the centuries, the Faculty has amassed knowledge and influence, shaping medicine in both Italy and Europe and improving human health. 


In particular, Sapienza offers a 6-year inter-faculty degree course in Medicine and Surgery that is taught entirely in English (Programme F at the “Policlinico” University Hospital) and is open to students from around the world. 


The aim of this degree is to educate students to the highest standards of medical practice, train specialised clinicians in patient-centred medicine and tackle crucial issues in the mechanisms, prevention and treatment of disease, as well as health care and basic science.
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MD in General Medicine

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 6 years September 2019 Russia Novosibirsk

At the very outset, the University realized that the current pace of development and the specificity of the present-day medicine (introduction of molecular and personalized medicine) require training doctors with sufficient knowledge in different fields of science. [+]

At the very outset, the University realized that the current pace of development and the specificity of the present-day medicine (introduction of molecular and personalized medicine) require training doctors with sufficient knowledge in different fields of science. Therefore, the General Medicine Educational Program is based on an approach combining high-quality medical training by top specialists in different fields of medicine with a comprehensive education in natural sciences, social and economic disciplines, mathematics and humanities and students’ participation in research projects. The idea behind the introduction of this specialty is to train highly qualified medical doctors/researchers with expertise in clinical disciplines and having research skills and knowledge of natural sciences required for biomedical research.... [-]


Medical Program (M.D.)

Bond University
Campus Full time 252 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina

The Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees – the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the Doctor of Medicine (MD). All students selected for entry into the Medical Program will have to complete both the BMedSt and MD to be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand with the knowledge, skills and attributes that a doctor requires to safely and effectively practise medicine in today’s complex healthcare environment. [+]

This program is currently only open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, holders of an Australian Humanitarian visa and New Zealand citizens (but not New Zealand permanent residents).

ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The Medical Program^ is comprised of two sequential degrees – the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the Doctor of Medicine (MD). All students selected for entry into the Medical Program^ will have to complete both the BMedSt and MD. Both degrees are awarded at the completion of Year 5.The Medical Program^ commences with the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) which is an undergraduate program and so is open to Year 12 school leavers. The BMedSt is also open to students who have completed an undergraduate program.Enrolments in the program are strictly limited to ensure small class sizes and sufficient clinical placements. As such, entry is extremely competitive.Postgraduate applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:... [-]