The College of Medicine is a part of the Division of Health Sciences and a component of the Iraqi Health System in Kurdistan Region and the one of the academic health center.
The College accepted its first students in 1992 and is noted for the excellence of its educational and research programs. Seventy to eighty medical students matriculate each year, selected from more than thousands applicants. A significant improvement had been achieved in building new departments, updating the library and initiating scientific partnerships with other universities and institutes.
The college continues to have one of the premier medical education programs in the country. Education and research are the supports of an academic medical center that rest squarely on the foundation of clinical care. The care we provide to our patients, in concert with our partners Directorate General of Health –Duhok and Ministry of health in Kurdistan Regain-Iraq, is at the leading edge of science, quality and compassion and influences all that we do.
The college has also developed a partnership with different distinguished national and international universities, institutes and organizations; In addition to good relationships with Arab, Iraqi and Kurdistan Boards of Medical Specialization As a member of the college college; in my 18th years of service, I can say with complete conviction that what makes our college exceptional are the college and staff who come to work every day with unrelenting dedication to our patients and an unbridled commitment to closing in on elusive research breakthroughs and helping our aspiring students become the compassionate, highly skilled health-care providers of tomorrow. We know we are stronger as a diverse college and student body. Our commitment to diversity is a core value.
Duration of the study
The total duration of the M.B.Ch.B. program is 6 years. The final year will be devoted for practical clinical training.
The college of Medicine -UNIVERSITY OF DUHOK has completed and updated the Self-Study Report (SSR) ( May 2022) for the second time according to the guide for accreditation of Medical colleges, Iraq by NCAMC.