To be a leading
school in medical education and health care, globally distinguished in
scientific research, initiative in global partnership, and among the best
medical schools in the world.
education by adopting modern teaching methods, committing to provide advanced
health care, creating an active research environment, providing effective
activities to serve the community, and enhancing cooperation and partnership
with national and international medical and educational institutions.
- To train students to be competent and skillful physicians to provide community-based health care.
- To train medical students to be socially responsible with a commitment to the highest levels of professionalism and medical ethics.
- To encourage students to practice life-long learning and continuous professional development and to explore post-graduate opportunities.
- To enable students to perform appropriate search and appraisal of medical literature.
- To train students to apply the latest appropriate health programs and technologies to provide patient-centered health services.
- To lead preventive and management health programs and initiatives in North Jordan.
- To lead health research projects in basic and clinical sciences that meet the needs of local and regional communities.
Program Educational Objectives:
Within a few years of graduation, graduated General Practitioners will be able to:
- Formulate and apply safe and effective management plans for major diseases and conditions.
- Communicate effectively and sensitively with patients and patients' families, embodying ethical and professional standards.
- Communicate and collaborate effectively with members of healthcare teams to provide optimal, interprofessional patient-centered care.
- Commit to lifelong learning to keep pace with advances in healthcare practices and technologies.
- Incorporate the social determinants of health into healthcare practices.
- Lead, participate, and support preventive programs, management protocols, and research projects in the local and regional communities.
- Appraise and comprehend the health needs of their local and regional communities.
- Facilitate the communication between local/international healthcare policymakers and the local community for an efficient, up-to-date, community-oriented medical service.
Intended Learning Objectives (ILO):
At the time of graduation, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a sufficient understanding of the structural organization and functions of the following systems of the human body: circulatory, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, hematopoietic & lymphatic, musculoskeletal, nervous, and genitourinary systems.
- Conceptualize the cellular, molecular, genetic, and biochemical mechanisms that maintain the body's homeostasis and their derangements in disease states.
- Apply their knowledge of human anatomy and function to solve questions regarding major clinical cases and diseases.
- Attain appropriate and systematic clinical history of different medical conditions and settings.
- Demonstrate proficiency in performing clinical skills and procedures.
- Perform relevant physical examinations on patients professionally and ethically.
- Identify the major signs and symptoms of disease states, recognizing risk factors and etiologies, in an interdisciplinary approach to differentially diagnose patients.
- Order and interpret results of relevant basic diagnostic procedures, such as laboratory investigations and conventional imaging procedures.
- Apply safe and accurate methods of pharmacotherapy in the disease states.
- Critically appraise research studies guided by evidence-based medicine.
- Demonstrate ability to work in diverse settings and communities.