This is a five-year program that encompasses two phases. The Pre-Clinical phase and the Clinical phase.
The Pre-Clinical phase that spans over the first two years covers medical sciences subjects such as Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Medical Microbiology, and Medical Parasitology. The subjects are delivered in 4 blocks through an integrated approach. These are the foundation in medical sciences, which are block 1 consists of Introduction to Behavioural Science, Clinical Skills and Community Medicine in block 2, System-Based Medical Sciences 1 in block 3, and System-Based Medical Sciences 2 in block 4.
The Clinical phase also comprises 4 blocks which span over 3 years. These blocks are designated as block 5 (Junior Clerkship), block 6 (Specialty Clerkship I), block 7 (Specialty Clerkship II), and block 8 (Senior clerkship). For the contents of each block, please refer to the modules below. Throughout the 5 years of study, subjects on soft skills development are also incorporated such as communication skills, behavioral science, team building, critical thinking, problem-solving, leadership and management.