About The Faculty
The faculty of Medicine was established in 1993. The first batch was enrolled in 1994 with the traditional system (a 6 years program). In 1998 the faculty reformed the system and adopted an innovative program which is integrated horizontally and vertically with a problem solving , community orientated emphasis and stresses on self directed learning.
The Faculty of Medicine Alzaiem Alazhari University (FMAAU) is a well established faculty with alumni of 23 batches comprising a total of more than 3000 doctors who have joined the workforce and are actively contributing in the different fields of medicine . The program is taught in 10 semesters, each semester consists of (16-22 ) weeks including the time and period of examination.
In keeping with the rest of the university; the faculty adopts the credit hour system with a total of credit hours (213) and continuous evaluation using cumulative grade point average (CGPA).Most of the courses in the semester are arranged in blocks (modules) for which weeks and credit hours are allocated. Few courses are implemented longitudinally.
A college that supports the national renaissance with competent graduates and high quality health services to the community through worldwide standards.
The objectives of FMAAU aim to:
- Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent and safe doctor to provide preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
- Adhere to the established pattern of professional practices within the professional, cultural, legal and ethical boundaries of Sudan and the world.
- Develop skills of critical thinking by using problem solving and evidence-based practice approaches.
- Enhance postgraduate medical training and continuous professional development.
- Undertake research to develop the local community health services and improve the quality of medical care globally.
- Respond to the health needs of their community.
The graduate will be able to apply medical practice using his knowledge in terms of:
- Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Clinical Sciences and the principles of Evidence –based medicine.
- Psychological principles and methods.
- Principles and methods of social science in response to the needs of the community.
- The principles, method and knowledge of population health and the improvement of health and healthcare.
- Scientific method and approaches to medical research.
The graduate will be able to
- Use knowledge effectively in a medical context
- Diagnose and manage clinical problems.
- Prescribe drugs safely and effectively.
- Provide suitable care in medical emergencies.
- Carry out practical procedures safely and effectively.
- Practice medicine according to evidence based medicine principles.
- Communicate effectively with patients, relatives and health team members in a medical context.
- Promote the health of individual patients, communities and populations. (Health Advocate)
- Respond to the health needs of the communities that they serve.(Health Advocate)
- Maintain and enhance professional activities through ongoing learning. (Scholar)
- Critically evaluate information and its sources, and apply this appropriately to practice decisions.(Scholar)
- Serve in administration and leadership roles, as appropriate.(Manager)
The graduate will be able to:
- Develop rapport, trust and ethically oriented relationships with patients and families (Communicator).
- Convey effective oral and written information about a medical encounter (Communicator).
- Develop a common understanding on issues, problems and plans with patients and families, colleagues and other professionals to develop a shared plan of care (Communicator).
- Behave according to ethical and legal principles
- Learn, reflect and teach others.
- Learn and work effectively within a multi-professional team.
- Protect patients and improve care (Patients’ Safety).
“Graduation of safe and competent future doctors who provide quality health care, conduct innovative research to integrate it into their practice, maintain continuous professional training in accordance with national and international standards and lead the promotion and development of health in a setting of rapidly changing community needs.”