Mbarara University School of Medicine

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Mbarara University School of Medicine
Type Public
Established 1989
Affiliation Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Location Mbarara, Uganda
0°37'00.0"S, 30°39'27.00"E
Campus Urban

Mbarara University School of Medicine (MUSM), also known as Mbarara University Medical School (MUMS) is the school of medicine of Mbarara University of Science and Technology, one of Uganda's public universities. The medical school was founded in 1989, the same year that the university was established.[1]


The school's campus is located on the premises of Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, in the city of Mbarara, in Mbarara District, Western Uganda. Mbarara is the largest urban center in this region of the county, approximately 295 kilometres (183 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, and the largest city in the country.[2] The coordinates of the medical school are:0°37'00.0"S, 30°39'27.0"E (Latitude:-0.616667; Longitude:30.657500).[3]


Mbarara University School of Medicine constitutes the Faculty of Medicine at Mbarara University. The faculty is headed by a Dean, who is deputized by a Deputy Dean. The teaching disciplines of the medical school are integrated with the regional referral hospital. The hospital's consultants and registrars, and interns also serve as teaching staff for the university's medical students.[4]

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  1. ^ WHO, . "Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara, Uganda". Global Health Workforce Alliance. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Mbarara With Distance Marker". Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Mbarara Medical School At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  4. ^ ., Lynn (3 September 2008). "Lynn and Danny's Excellent Adventure". Retrieved 10 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°37′00″S 30°39′27″E / 0.61667°S 30.65750°E / -0.61667; 30.65750