MERIDA.- The Graduated medical surgeon from Faculty of Medicine from Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY), received an accreditation plate with national and international validity from Mexican Council for Accreditation of Medical Education AC. (COMAEM), at the ceremony held on October 28, 2022.
The ceremony held in the hall of the unit was led by the leaders of the University, dr. Dr. AS Josip of Jesus Williamsrector wavyDoctor. Carlos Jose Castro Sansoresdirector of the Faculty of Medicine and Ph.D. Zeta Melva Triana Contreras, Executive Secretary at COMAEM.
During the ceremony, Dr. Triana Contreras mentioned that since the creation of COMAEM, as well as the UADY School of Medicine, the constant search for quality education in medicine has been a fundamental pillar.
For this reason, both institutions constantly seek external evaluation and accreditation to ensure that the teaching offered is of the highest quality, comparable to the most prestigious universities in the world.
He reminded that the international accreditation of the educational program implies compliance with the standards recognized in the world by World Federation for Medical Education (WFME, for the acronym in English) and that its graduates have knowledge and practical skills of an international level.
Medical graduates from Uady will be able to seek certificates abroad
Obtaining this accreditation will allow graduates of this degree to apply for certification from 2024 Educational commission for doctors graduated abroad (ECFMG), a certificate that allows graduates to take the medical licensure exam in NOW and be able to reside or work in that country.
During his speech, the director of the Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Carlos José Castro Sansores, acknowledged the joint efforts of the unit’s academic, administrative and professional staff, which have contributed to maintaining national accreditation since 1997, the year in which the Faculty of Medicine received its first national accreditation.
He also gave special recognition to the work team that dedicated several months to managing the process of international accreditation, a title that was obtained for the first time for this degree.
At the end of the ceremony in the hall Person Benito Juarez Garcia of the Faculty of Medicine, proceeded to reveal the accreditation plate awarded by COMAEM and WFME.