Uganda Martyrs University School of Medicine
|Uganda Martyrs University School of Medicine|
|Dean||Professor Paul Darbela|
|Location||Nsambya, Kampala, Uganda
00 18 05N, 32 35 08E
|Affiliations||Uganda Martyrs University|
Uganda Martyrs University School of Medicine (UMUSM), also known as Uganda Martyrs University Medical School (UMUMS), is the school of medicine of Uganda Martyrs University. As of June 2011[update], the medical school is the newest medical school in Uganda, having been established in 2010. Currently the school provides postgraduate medical education in the disciplines of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics/Gynecology.
The school's campus is located on Nsambya Hill, in southern Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi), south of the central business district of the city. The coordinates of the school are: 00° 18' 5.04"N, 32° 35' 8.16"E (Latitude:0.3014; Longitude:32.5856)
UMU School of Medicine is the school of medicine of Uganda Martyrs University, with headquarters at Nkozi, Mpigi District. Established in 2010, the school is headed by the Dean. The current dean is Professor Paul D'Arbela. The clinical teaching disciplines of the medical school are integrated with St. Francis Hospital Nsambya, a 540-bed community hospital owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala and is administered by the Little Sisters of St. Francis.
As of June 2011, the following departments constituted Makerere University School of Medicine:
- Department of Internal Medicine
- Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
- Department of Surgery
Currently there are no undergraduate courses offered at UMU School of Medicine.
The following postgraduate courses are offered at Uganda Martyrs University School of Medicine:
- Master of Medicine (MMed) - A clinical degree awarded following three years of instruction and examination in any of the following specialties:
- Education in Uganda
- Paul D'Arbela
- Uganda Martyrs University
- List of universities in Uganda
- List of medical schools in Uganda