From pioneering yellow fever vaccines to exporting doctors globally, embodying healthcare as a human right.
96% of Cuban medical students pass the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 on their first attempt.
The only country on the continent to have a high-level teaching faculty
Curriculum organization: Semester–based except for one-year internship Program Length: Six years, with the first five made of ten semesters as academic period and one year of rotating internships. Admission requirements: Approved pre-university level Number of curricular units: 66 Academic degree: Medical Doctor Accreditation: Title of Medical Doctor
*Contents of cell, prenatal development and basic tissues. ** Contents of integumentary system and osteomyoarticular system *** Contents of the nervous system **** Contents of endocrine regulation Note: The subject Medical Informatics can be taken in the first or second semester of the first year.
*Contents of blood, hemolymphopoietic system and cardiovascular system. ** Contents of the respiratory, renal and digestive systems. Note: The subject Research Methodology and Statistics can be taken in the first or second semester of this academic year.