General Medicine (Doctor)

UNIVERSITY: Georgian American University
SEMESTER: Fall/Spring
LEVEL: Single Cycle Program (Doctor)
FEE: 4500 USD
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“The goal of the MD program is to train knowledgeable, competitive doctors committed to life-long learning in accordance with international standards set by World Federation for Medical Education” – Dean Ilia Meskhi

The Medical School in Georgian American University was established in 2017. The undergraduate MD curriculum at GAU MD School functions as a 6-year (360 ECTS) medical program designed to meet the challenges of training competitive and highly qualified doctors for the 21st century.

Main Features of the GAU MD Curriculum are:

  • Partly integrated core curriculum with both vertical and horizontal integration;

  • A body-system approach – integrated system-based courses address the major body systems;

  • Spiral model of the curriculum that allows reviewing key basic topics in more depth;

  • Relevant assessment methods based on Miller’s pyramid model including traditional (oral/written) examinations, MCQ testing, OSCE (Objective structures Clinical Examination) and portfolio;

  • Student-oriented approach with increasing role of independent study;

  • Early exposure to clinical settings and mastering clinical skills throughout the 6 years;

  • Longitudinal research skills teaching;

  • Social and public health including Medical Ethics, Behavioral Medicine, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Evidence-based Medicine, Health Law, Health care management;

  • Meeting requirements sent out in Global standards of undergraduate medical education of World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).

  • Case-based learning and increasing number of electives over the years of study.

Clinical training components of the study program are implemented through agreements with a number of medical clinics and hospitals.