The 4-year course of study leading to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree employs a variety of educational strategies, including problem based learning and clinical experiences to enable students to gain the competencies expected of all physicians. Additionally, the program offers an emphasis on providing technology-enhanced healthcare in service to the community. The program prepares students for postgraduate study in any specialty, for licensure, and for future medical practice. It incorporates innovative curricular design that promotes scientific inquiry, critical thinking and comprehensive clinical expertise. Overall, the program evolves medical education in such a way as to prepare physicians for the next 20 years and beyond.
The goal of the MD Program is to graduate physicians with the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to advance healthcare in the UAE. Admissions criteria are based on meeting this goal. The admissions process is holistic. The factors used to evaluate applicants include academic performance, non-academic experiences (e.g. leadership, service, research, clinical work), a demonstrable interest in healthcare, and personal attributes such as maturity, leadership, and resilience. Preference is given to Emirati and UAE Nationals, however international applicants are also eligible for admission. The MD program is co-educational, and participants must be prepared to work together in small groups , workshops, and clinical training sessions with members of the opposite gender.
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