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School Of Medicine School Of Medicine

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The School of Medicine is located at the Ridgeway Campus. The University Teaching Hospital (UTH), a speciality hospital, with a capacity of 1 800 beds is located about half a kilometre away from the Ridgeway Campus.Medical students are accommodated at the Ridgeway Campus and pre-clinical teaching takes place at the same place.  
The Dean of the School of Medicine's Office as well as the Clinical departments and the Department of Community Medicine are located within UTH. The Clinical departments of the hospital correspond with the academic departments of the School so that the University's head of the academic department is also the head of the Hospital department. In the working relationships between the School and the UTH Board, the tasks of the School are threefold: medical training, research and clinical. These tasks are being successfully undertaken by the staff of the School of Medicine and the University Teaching Hospital in a joint effort.

Consultants from the hospital are appointed as honorary lecturers in the School, with corresponding responsibilities for the daily clinical care of the patients in the University Teaching Hospital, at Chainama Hills Hospital, in urban clinics and in consultative departments. Similarly, in addition to teaching responsibilities, the members of staff in the School undertake .clinical care of patients at the UTH and other health institutions.

In order to maintain the standards of education, the School has introduced innovations  in  the  curriculum,  which  include  integrated :hing, problem-based learning and community-based education. The school has, in addition, embarked on an ambitious ten-year Development 'Ian which has seen the introduction of additional undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. The programmes introduced in the year 1000/2001 are Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science in Biomedical sciences, Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and Postgraduate Diploma Medical Education. In the near future the School will offer a degree  programme in Dentistry.

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