The main goal of Medical Education Program is to prepare confident medical doctors possessing the knowledge and skills, according international standards for undergraduate medical education. Our program bases on global standards of World Federation Medical Education (WFME) . according to decision accreditation counsel N05 MD program was granted in 2018, 10 th of January.
MD Program covers of 4 main phases
Phase I (I- IV terms ) - Fundamentals of biomedical sciences, System based Body structure and functions system-based, Clinical skills (particularly communication skills/ procedures, manipulations), Introduction to Research Methodology, PBL sessions (along with the whole course ).
Phase II (V_VI terms) - main emphasis is comes on pathogenesis and morphological basis of diseases (system-based), Introduction to Physical Diagnosis, and Integrated case study (along with the whole course ).
Phase III (VII-VIII term) - clinical subjects integrated with clinical skills - Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Otorhinolaryngology and etc.
Phase IV (IX-XIII term) - Clinical attachments/rotations based on bedside teaching and mastering relevant clinical skills - Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ob/Gyn, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Infections Diseases, Emergency Medicine, and Medical Genetics (vertical integration).
Admission is based on the results of the unified national exams for Georgian nationals, as well as foreign citizen compliance with other rules established by law of Georgia. As part of the admission process foreign citizens are tested in English language through recorded skype interview.
Program objectives and learning outcomes in the courses are achieved through the lectures (classical and interactive), group work, practical sessions, as well as the student's independent work.
The lectures are focused on the outlining of the basic provisions of the discussion topics, formulation of substantiated issues and their critical analysis. In teaching process with using of modern teaching methods, such as: Problem Based Learning (PBL), Role Play, Case-study, tutorials , Clinical Based Learning (CBL) and Bed side teaching (BST) methods student integrate received knowledge in clinical skills.