Study Medicine - Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia
Faculty of medicine at Tbilisi State Medical University offer 6-year medical program in English (US medical program & MD undergraduate) and in Russian language leading to Doctor of Medicine qualification.
US medical program: American MD Undergraduate Program
US medical program of Tbilisi State Medical University is a 6-year medical program and joint project which has been developed and implemented with the cooperation of the Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) and Emory University (U.S. Atlanta) School of Medicine (ESOM).
The program is created in a way, that students pass the two steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) during the educational process. In addition, students are able to gain research experience and practical activities in the U.S. during certain stages of the educational process. The program boasts of basic medical, preclinical and clinical disciplines that are fully integrated.
US Medical Educational goal
The American program (English) is designed to train internationally competitive and competent, highly qualified physicians (Doctors) who are ready to postgraduate education and the specific training courses, both in Georgia and abroad (particularly in the U.S.). The medical cadres are prepared according to the requirements and standards of the country medical / public health care system and Emory School of Medicine (U.S.).
US medical Educational program includes:
Premedical stage: 2 years, the main goal is to give students a fundamental education in the sciences, such as biology, physics, chemistry, give the awareness of the Humanities, such as Anthropology, Art History, Journalism, History of medicine, History of Georgia and American history, Psychology, Communication skills, Cinema / Theater, etc.
Medical stage: 4 years, fully integrated and consists of 4 phases:
- Foundations of Medicine: healthy human and human diseases;
- Applications of Medical Sciences: provides students with basic knowledge of clinical medicine;
- Discovery : includes structured time for students who have interests in the area of basic scientific studies or clinical medicine, health care management and organization, medical ethics, and other;
- Translation of Medical Science: provides the opportunity for students to establish as a doctor;
Tuition fee for US medical program: 10,000 USD/ year for international students.
MD undergraduate program in English
MD program of Tbilisi State Medical University is a 6-year medical program in English and aims to bring up competitive qualified physicians with proper competences, ready for further postgraduate education and special training.
The program also aims to prepare medical staff in according to demands from National Healthcare System.
Educational program for the Faculty of Medicine at Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) is one step, partially integrated and confines 360 credits (1 credit equals to 30 academic hours).
The program aims to work out results for medical practice which corresponds to the second step of the higher education and leads to Medical Doctor (MD).
Contain of MD undergraduate program in English
MD educational program involves: General educational modules: Physics, Biology, Georgian Language, Foreign Languages, Medical Terminology, and History of Medicine;
Fundamental sciences’ modules: Biophysics, Anatomy, Bioethics, Histology- Cytology-Embryology, Biochemistry, Physiology;
Preclinical modules: Pathologic Anatomy, Pathologic Physiology, Microbiology, Immunology, Topographic Anatomy, Pharmacology, Hygiene & Medical Ecology, Propedeutics of Internal Medicine, General Surgery.
Clinical modules: Internal Medicine (Cardiology, Pulmonology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Allergology & Clinical Immunology, Occupational Diseases, Hematology), Surgery (Surgery, Urology, Surgery (Emergency), Traumatology & Orthopedics, Pediatric Surgery, Oncology, Neurosurgery), Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine, Radiology, Dermatovenerology, Neurology, Pediatrics (Child & Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Infectious Diseases), Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Ophthalmology, Phthysiatry, Clinical Toxicology, Infectious Diseases, Psychiatry, Narcology, Stomatology, Forensic Medicine & Medical Law, Anesthesiology & Resuscitation, Rehabilitation, Health Resort Therapy & Physiotherapy with Medical Tourism, Elective subjects (Rheumatology, Cardiology, Plastic Surgery, Angiosurgery, Proctology, Thoraco-abdominal Surgery, Head & Maxillo-facial Oncology, Neonatology, Laboratory work, Reproductive Health);
Social sciences and health management cycle: Medical Ethics, Evidence Based Medicine & Research, Epidemiology with Biostatistics, Health Care & Management.
Clinical skills: clinical communication and consulting, skills in clinical and emergency aid.
Tuition Fee: 5000 USD/year.
MD undergraduate program in Russia
The faculty of Medicine of Tbilisi State Medical University of offer also a 6 year medical program in Russian language, leading to Medical Doctor Qualification. The prospective applicant must speak Russia or follow one year Russian language course.
ADMISSION TO MEDICAL UNIVERSITIES IN EUROPE:
Medicine, dental medicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy, nursing, etc. Programs in English and medical residency in leading medical universities in Europe:
- Low tuition fee and living cost, student loans and grants available
- No entrance examinations or alternatively, preparation to entrance examinations
- Arrival (immersion) services
- Admission even before you complete your high school