Singapore recognizes twenty more foreign medical schools

Date: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006

A press release by the Ministry of Health last week announced a list of twenty more foreign medical schools to be recognized by the Singapore Government and the Singapore Medical Council (SMC).

More Top Foreign Medical Schools to be Recognised

27 Jul 2006

On 1 April 2006, the Ministry of Health, in conjunction with the Singapore Medical Council (SMC), had increased the number of recognised foreign medical schools in the Schedule of the Medical Registration Act from 71 to 100. The expansion of the Schedule is to meet the increased numbers of doctors and clinician-scientists that are necessary to support the expansion of clinical and research activities in the light of continuing advances in medicine, the ageing population, and the development of biomedical research in Singapore.

MOH and SMC are now ready to add another 20 top foreign medical schools to the Schedule. This will take effect from 1 Aug 2006. These 20 schools are from Canada, India, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Spain and the USA. The two top Indian medical schools represent part of our commitment to the Singapore-India Comprehensive Economic Co-operation Agreement (S-I CECA).

List of additional 20 foreign medical schools to be recognised:

Canada
  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  • University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine
  • University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine
India
  • All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
Israel
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Haddassah Medical School
  • Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine
Japan
  • Hokkaido University, School of Medicine
  • Osaka University, School of Medicine
South Korea
  • Seoul National University, College of Medicine
Spain
  • Universidad de Barcelona, Facultad de Medicina
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Medicina
USA
  • Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • University of Alabama, School of Medicine
  • Boston University, School of Medicine
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Medicine
  • University of Virginia, School of Medicine
  • University of Colorado, School of Medicine
  • University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York City