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Welcome to the webpage for medical education at the AUBFM. Here you will find information about the various educational programs of the Faculty of Medicine including the MD program, postgraduate residency and fellowship training programs, and the graduate programs in the biomedical sciences (MS and PhD).

The Faculty of Medicine and Center are committed to educate and train the best physicians and biomedical research leaders to meet future health care needs in the region, advocating for the community’s well-being and access to care by providing quality patient care, cost effectiveness, and patient satisfaction, and performing premier basic and clinical research.

The various programs have witnessed major transformation and achievements over the past years: the medical curriculum has been transformed into a modern, student centered, integrated curriculum; several graduate medical education residency programs have garnered accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education international (ACGME-I); and the PhD program in basic biomedical sciences has been reactivated after having been frozen for many years.

These are exciting times for the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center, which are undergoing major changes and growth; we invite you to learn more about us by visiting the various sections of this webpage.

  • The Medical Education Unit announces the launching of its New Website.
Medical Education Programs

Medical Education at the American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine (AUBFM) includes several programs that can be grouped under three major categories:

  • Undergraduate medical education leading to the Doctor of Medicine degree (MD). This is a 4-year program which admits students who have a minimum of a Bachelors degree, and follows the American model of medical education.
  • Graduate medical education (residency and fellowship). Offers training to medical graduates in various departments and disciplines of medicine.
  • Graduate education in biomedical sciences. Both the MS and PhD degrees are offered in various fields of the basic medical sciences. These programs are open to students who have a minimum of a Bachelors degree.


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