Universiti Malaya Medical

By | February 5, 2018


Universiti Malaya Medical

Universiti Malaya Medical, The Department of Medicine is one of the largest departments within the Faculty of Medicine comprising all the sub-specialities within the field of Internal Medicine. It offers excellent opportunities for both undergraduate and postgraduate training as well as fellowship attachments. It is committed to research and development and subscribes to the vision and mission of the University.

History

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya was established in the year 1963. The Department of Medicine is one of the academic departments of the faculty with its clinical teaching facility at the University Malaya Medical Centre. The University Malaya Medical Centre which was officially opened in 1968. Since its inception, the Department has been instrumental in the development and evolution of the medical undergraduate course (MBBS) bearing the philosophy that the integration of basic and applied sciences should begin early and continue throughout.

The Faculty of  Medicine, University of Malaya was established  in the year 1963. The Department of Medicine is one of the academic departments of the Faculty with its clinical teaching facility at the University Malaya Medical Centre.
The University Malaya Medical Centre which was officially opened in 1968 by His Majesty Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Dipertuan Agong Tuanku Ismail Nasarudin Shah Ibni Alharmahum Sultan Zainal Abidin.
Since its inception, the Department has been instrumental  in the development and evolution of  the medical undergraduate course (MBBS) bearing the philosophy that the integration of basic and applied sciences should begin early and continue throughout.
The Department also conducts a four year Masters’ training program in Internal Medicine  (MMED ) in keeping with the increasing prominence of postgraduate activity directed at professional training.

 

Vision

The Vision of the Department is to become institution of excellence which provides leadership in the activities of education , training, research, new development, spread and the provision of service in the domain of general medicine and all the specialties associated with it.

Mission

Undergraduate
The Department views its mission at the undergraduate level as being charged with the responsibility, via the medical undergraduate instructional programme, of preparing the potential graduate to take up duties in the provision of medical care to the community throughout the nation and to be able to operate within the national health care service system effectively and efficiently.
Postgraduate
The Department views its mission at the postgraduate level, via its postgraduate medical training programme ( Masters in Medicine), to produce a physician who may be considered a professional and a specialist in the domain of General Medicine as well as in a particular chosen specialty within it.

Head of Department


Professor Sanjiv A/L K.Mahadeva
Professor
Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Tel: +603-7949 2555 / 7949 2429
Fax: +603-7955 6936
sanjiv@um.edu.my