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Universiti Sains Malaysia Faculty of Medicine

Universiti Sains Malaysia Faculty of Medicine

Universiti Sains Malaysia Faculty of Medicine,

The School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is one of the leading medical schools in the country. Established in 1979, the School has achieved remarkable successes since its early years of inception. We currently have 1,000 undergraduate students in the Medical Degree Programme and 500 postgraduate student pursuing the 4-year Masters in Medicine Course in 19 specialisations. This medical school is committed to enhancing the competitive nature of our students. We currently have 300 full time academic staff in 30 departments and units. International students areĀ  welcome to join our Postgraduate Training Programmes, most of which are held within the vicinity of our 700-bed University Hospital. The School of Medical Sciences is also proud to have academic staff who have achieved international recognition in their fields of specialisation, notably the teams working on micro vascular surgery, limb salvage surgeries in orthopaedic tumours, maxillo facial surgery, neurosurgery, tissue banking and biotechnology research. We are extremely proud that several staff won major awards in 2002 including the Geneva -based Innovation Award.

Vision of the School of Medical Sciences

  • To create an environment which is conducive for achieving academic, service and research excellence

  • To consolidate and improve training and development of quality human resource in the field of medical sciences especially to meet the requirement of the nation

  • To provide exemplary services in medical care

  • To acquire exemplary services in medical care

  • To be the reference center for service and consultancy, health and manpower training

  • To promote internationalization of academic, research and service activities relating to the medical sciences

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