University of Medicine, Mandalay

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University of Medicine, Mandalay
ဆေး တက္ကသိုလ် (မန္တလေး)
UM-Mdy Logo.svg
Motto ဥပဌာနံ၊ အနုကမ္ပာ၊ ဒယာ
(Pali: upaṭhānaṃ, anukammā, dayā)
Motto in English
Service, Sympathy, Humanity
Type Public
Established 1954[1]
Rector Khin Maung Lwin
Administrative staff
426[1]
Students 2086[2]
Location Chanayethazan, Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar
Coordinates: 21°58′31.49″N 96°05′39″E / 21.9754139°N 96.09417°E / 21.9754139; 96.09417
Affiliations Ministry of Health
Website www.ummdy.gov.mm
University of Medicine, Mandalay Main Building

The University of Medicine, Mandalay (Burmese: ဆေး တက္ကသိုလ် (မန္တလေး), pronounced: [sʰé tɛʔkəθò (máɴdəlé)]; formerly Institute of Medicine, Mandalay), located in Mandalay is one of five medical universities in Myanmar. The university offers Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) degrees and graduate studies (diploma, master's and doctoral) degrees in medical science.[3] The university is one of the most selective in the country, and accepts approximately 350 students annually based solely on their University Entrance Examination scores.

University of Medicine, Mandalay is one of five schools in Burma recognized by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.[4]

the Aungpinlal Hall

History[edit]

The University of Medicine, Mandalay began as a Branch Medical Faculty (BMF) of Yangon University in 1954, which in 1958 became the Faculty of Medicine, Mandalay. In 1964, it became an independent Institute of Medicine, Mandalay, offering an undergraduate M.B.,B.S. program to a class of 36 students. Graduate programs began in 1968 with a master's degree program in physiology. The formal name, Institute of Medicine, Mandalay, was changed in 2005 as the University of Medicine, Mandalay. Today the University now offers a number of graduate diploma, master's, and doctoral programs.

The departments were established in phases:

Campus[edit]

The university has been at its present site in Chanayethazan since 1955. The current building complex was completed in 1991. The Mandalay General Hospital (MGH) and the Mandalay Workers' Hospital have been the university's main teaching hospitals since the beginning. Today, the university also uses a 300-bed Teaching Hospital and five specialist hospitals in the city of Mandalay, and five regional general hospitals around the city - 13 hospitals in total.

Admissions[edit]

The University of Medicine, Mandalay is one of the most selective schools in the nation as the medical schools continue to be the top choice amongst prospective college students in Myanmar. The school admits about 600 students per year based solely on their Basic Education High School (college entrance) exam scores.

Programs[edit]

The university is one of three universities in Myanmar that offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees.[3]

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.,B.S.)
  • Diploma in Medical Science (Dip.Med.Sc.)
  • Master of Medical Science (M.Med.Sc.) Physiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Public Health, Forensic Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics,Rehabilitation Medicine, Anaesthesiology,Radiology, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Mental Health, Medical regabilitastion.

p* Doctor of Medical Science (Dr.Med.Sc.) Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pediatrics,Orthopedics,Rehabilitation Medicine, Cardiac surgery, Cardiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery,Radiology, Anaesthesiology. Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Urology, Renal Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Gastroenterology, Paediatric surgery

Physiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Public Health,

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