The road to becoming a doctor takes 11 to 16 years (medical school admission requirements, med school, residency…), and you’ll be at least thirty before you’re ready to start your own practice. Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.
Ranked among the top in the nation, the School of Medicine is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center , Maine Medical Center , Baystate Medical Center , Newton-Wellesley Hospital , Lahey Hospital and Medical Center , St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center , and many other elite teaching hospitals and health care facilities.
After successfully passing the final 5th year examinations, one is awarded the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery ( MBChB ). A year of internship in a hospital designated for that purpose, under the supervision of a specialist in that discipline is required before an unrestricted license to practice medicine and surgery is granted by the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council (UMDPC).
Due to the strong collaborative partnerships between the school and statewide teaching hospitals and other clinical facilities, individuals seeking healthcare services from IU School of Medicine faculty receive the highest quality care that reflects advances in medical research.
After 6 years, students graduate as basisartsen (comparable to Doctors of Medicine ). As a result of the Bologna process , medical students in the Netherlands now receive a bachelor’s degree after three years in medical school and a master’s degree upon graduation.