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              “If you save one life, you’ll save the life of the whole mankind”

               Approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and
               Scientific Research - United Arab Emirates

               Listed in WHO World Directory of Medical Schools

               Listed in IMED under the auspices of Faimer

               Global Alliance for Medical Education

               International Association for Dental Research

               An International Association For Medical Education

               Institute of International Education (IIE)

                 gulf medical
GMU VISION                                                 GMU MISSION
The Vision of Gulf Medical University is to be a leading   It is the Mission of the Gulf Medical University
contributor to the continuous improvement of the           to strengthen and promote excellence in medical
nation’s health care delivery system through the pursuit   education, biomedical research and patient care.
of excellence in medical education, biomedical research
and health care services. The University aspires to        GMU is committed to prepare a highly skilled health
provide a unique learning experience of high quality to    workforce made up of health care professionals, health
our students and produce graduates whose competence        management and support workers and health science
will help them to make a significant contribution to the   investigators in order to meet the health care needs of
health of the community through pursuit of academia,       the nation and the region.
research and healthcare.
The University aspires to attract the best of students     GMU will strive to produce health care professionals
by offering a variety of excellent programs supported      who will integrate the advances in research with the
by quality administration and student support services.    best clinical practices.
The University aspires to be known for excellence and
impact of its research on the educational milieu of the    GMU will promote health services, which incorporate
nation and the outcomes of clinical care. The University   the latest advances in scientific knowledge in a manner
aspires to be an integral part of the community through    that supports education and research for the benefit of
transfer of knowledge, continuous dialogue with the        the community.
country’s health care planners and enhanced community

MBBS Program of the university has received initial accreditation by the U.A.E. Ministry of Higher Education and
Scientific Research. The curriculum for the courses is based on the general guidelines and norms laid down in the
Standards published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific
Research, UAE.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS                                          COMMUNITY OUTREACH
The University has six academic divisions offering
following degree & non degree programs:                    CertifiCate Course (10 months)
                                                           • Dental Assistant • Medical Assistant - Laboratory
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE                                        • Medical Assistant - Administration • Nurse Assistant
• MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery        • Medical Assistant - Clinical
                                                           • Physical Therapy Assistant • Pharmacy Assistant
COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES                          CertifiCate Course (short term)
• BPT - Bachelor of Physical Therapy                       • Introduction to Health Careers • Certificate In
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY                                        Medical Terminology • Clinical Nutrition • Medical
• Pharm D - Doctor of Pharmacy                             Billing and Coding • Medical Insurance Billing
                                                           • Phlebotomy • Dental office Management
COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY                                       • Nutrition for Sports and Human Performance • Legal
• DMD - Doctor of Dental Medicine                          Fundamentals of Health Care and Public Health • ECG
                                                           and Rhythm Interpretation • Infection Control for
COLLEGE OF GRADUATE STUDIES                                Non-clinical Healthcare Workers • Geriatrics Health
Masters Program (2 years)                                  Care • Pharmacy Review • Pharmaceutical Sales and
• MS - Clinical Pathology • MS - Toxicology
                                                           Marketing • ECG Monitor Technician • Basic Surgical
• MPH - Master of Public Health
Post Graduate Diploma Programs (1 year)                    Skills • Basic Arabic for Health Professionals
• Diploma in Toxicology                                    WEEKEND WORKSHOPS ON Basic Surgical Skills &
                                                           Fundamentals of EKG
                                                           MESSAGE FROM
Dear Students,
Welcome to Gulf Medical University, one of the             delivery of health care & to promote active learning.
premier universities in this region. We are here to
help you to succeed in your chosen career under the        The Mission of the university is to fulfill our
expert guidance of a team of well-experienced and          commitment to prepare skilled professionals who
highly qualified faculty and staff.                        will meet the health care needs of the nation and the
                                                           region by integrating the advances in research with
The facilities at the University have been designed to
                                                           the best practices for the benefit of the community
provide a student friendly environment that promotes
                                                           that they serve.
student participation as a major component in the

                                                                                            thumbay moideen
                                                                                             Founder President
                                                                                          Board of Governors - GMU

                                                           MESSAGE FROM
Dear Students,
On behalf of the President, the faculty, administration    standards for our students and ourselves and the
and the student body, I am delighted to welcome you to     commitment of the administration and staff in every
the Gulf Medical University also known as GMU!             aspect of our mission and your contribution as a member
                                                           of the university community we will together realize the
The university learning community will now be made up
                                                           potential to deliver the vision of GMU.
of students working to become practicing physicians,
pharmacists, dentists and physical therapists, a multi-    The leadership of the faculty and staff at GMU is
professional group very much like the multi-professional   engaged in efforts to strengthen teaching, learning,
healthcare delivery teams of the 21st Century. We hope     research and creativity both at the undergraduate and
at GMU as you “Study together today to work together       graduate levels. GMU’s mission is focused on assuring
tomorrow” you will share the large pool of knowledge       the quality of its programs to the university student
and experience that is available in the different health   population. Active research combined with public
related disciplines with each other and grow to respect    service is also an integral part of our mission particularly
the contribution made by each health profession to         as they strengthen opportunities for learning.
provide comprehensive health care to the community         As you become familiar with the campus, your mentors
you will together serve in the future.                     and your peers, you will surely be impressed with the
Members of the faculty, as well as students and staff      multifaceted and rich academic environment. We are
have help build this institution that is attracting        confident that your contributions to the lives of fellow
regional, national and international attention. With a     students, your chosen career field and the university will
faculty committed to maintaining strong academic           be marked by excellence. Welcome.

                                                                                              Prof. Gita ashok raj
                                                                                                   Provost - GMU
                                                               MESSAGE FROM

Greetings from College of Medicine, GMU!                       THE FUTURE belongs to College of Medicine and is
                                                               indeed promising. With Vision 2020, the strategic plan
THE PAST has indeed been glorious for College of               for the decade, the path for the future is crystal clear.
Medicine which would be completing 13 brilliant years          College of Medicine is offering many certificate courses
this fall. It is with pride that we can look back at our       this academic year and in the coming years it would
history and our achievements in the field of imparting         be a reality for majority of students wanting to pursue
quality medical education and clinical training to our
                                                               a residency program to be able to look upon their own
undergraduate students. The organ-system based
                                                               alma mater to provide the same as many masters and
integrated medical curriculum took its pride of place in the
year 2008 which is an outcome-based student-centred            residency programs have been planned.
curriculum incorporating courses like communication            With a dynamic new curriculum, dedicated and friendly
skills, behavioural and psychosocial sciences, early
                                                               faculty, state-of-art infrastructure, conducive teaching/
patient contact, reflective learning, etc which are
                                                               learning environment, multi-national and multi-cultural
innovative modern trends in medical education. The
courses in this program and expected competencies are          student diaspora, vibrant extra-curricular activities like
consistent with international standards. On completion         ethnic day celebrations and sports competitions within
of one year, the Committee for Academic Accreditation,         a green campus combined with the visionary zeal of our
Ministry of Higher Education commended the college             Founder President, Mr.Thumbay Moideen to provide the
and the academic leadership for successful planning            best, College of Medicine, GMU remains the ultimate
and initial implementation of the new program.                 destination for any student aspiring to be a doctor.
                                                               We have been and shall continue to graduate doctors
THE PRESENT is indeed challenging and is a period
                                                               who are confident and safe practitioners of medicine
of transition with both traditional and integrated
curriculum being imparted to different batch of students.      and who are life-long learners able to adapt to the ever-
Generally the road from conception to adoption of an           changing advances in the medical field; and having
idea is often tortuous, and the process of curricular          been the strongest foundation of this University, College
change is often daunting, but the transformation from          of Medicine is and shall remain so even in the future.
the old to the new curriculum has been remarkably
smooth which could be attributed to the ownership of           I take this opportunity to thank Ministry of Health and Al
the curriculum by our faculty and faculty development          Mafraq Hospitals for supporting us by providing clinical
programs. The innovative teaching / learning methods of        training sites for our undergraduate students and interns
the new curriculum are also being imparted to students         and look forward for their continued invaluable support.
of traditional curriculum presently.

Dear students, welcome to College                                                  Prof. manda Venkatramana
of Medicine, GMU to be a part of this                                                     College of Medicine
success story!


The MBBS program at College of Medicine (CoM) is a            Gulf Medical University is listed at http:// www.
modular organ system based integrated curriculum     in the Eastern Mediterranean
divided into three phases. The modular structure of           Regional Health Professions Education Directory of
the medical curriculum spans a total of 5 years folowed       World Health Organizations. Gulf Medical University
by an internship of one year PHASE I, also called the         is listed as an accredited/ recognized medical school
Introductory Medical Sciences, constitutes the 1st Year       in the International Medical Education Directory
MBBS. Seven modules integrated on the basis of themes         (IMED) published by Foundation of Advancement of
                                                              International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
constitute PHASE I. A qualifying examination will be
                                                              at the website:
conducted at the end of PHASE I, a prerequisite for the
organ system based modules in PHASE II.
                                                              PROGRAM MISSION
PHASE II spans the 2nd and 3rd Year MBBS. The ten             The MBBS program shall strive to provide adequate
modules are integrated on the basis of the organ systems      opportunities to observe, perform and practice basic
in PHASE II. A Problem Based Learning (PBL) week is           clinical/professional skills competently with an
nested within each of the modules. Clinical teaching          understanding of the basic sciences within the health
is introduced in this phase as the Basic Clinical Skills      care delivery system. The MBBS program offered by the
Module which will run parallel to the Organ System            Gulf Medical University, Ajman has 3 clearly defined
Modules. In the 2nd year, skills relevant to each system      goals. A total of 45 objectives have been derived from
will be introduced in the respective modules in the safe      these goals. The learning outcomes of the proposed
environment of the Simulation Laboratory. . A qualifying      organ system-based, integrated curriculum have been
examination will be held at the end of Phase II.              listed for each module in the curriculum and are in turn
                                                              closely aligned to the program objective.
PHASE III spans the next two years of 4th and 5th Year
MBBS. It will have a Multi-system Module dealing with         At the end of the MBBS program the graduate should
themes and topics that cut across multiple organ systems      be able to: acquire and understand scientific principles
and disciplines running parallel to the clinical clerkship    of medical knowledge at the molecular, cellular, organ,
rotations in Surgery and Medicine and their allied            whole body and environmental levels of health and
disciplines, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology,        disease. He/She should be able to apply the current
Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. The theoretical             understanding and recent advances in contemporary
component of teaching in the clinical phase will be           basic sciences to promote health problems of individuals
sequenced on the basis of organ systems. A qualifying         (at different stages of life), families and communities.
examination will be held at the end of PHASE III.
                                                              He/ She should develop basic clinical skills (interpretive,
The successful students will be admitted to the               manipulative and procedural) such as the ability to
internship program. The one-year Compulsory Rotating          obtain a patient’s history, to undertake a comprehensive
                                                              physical and mental state examination and interpret
Residential Internship (CRRI) will provide the graduates      the findings and to demonstrate competence in the
on-the-job training under close supervision in the major      performance of a limited number of basic technical
areas of medicine and surgery. The graduates will be          procedures.
awarded the degree of MBBS on satisfactory completion
of their internship.                                          He/ She should develop an attitude and practice personal
                                                              and professional values necessary for the achievement of
The MBBS program was awarded Accreditation Eligible           high standards of medical practice. This should enable
Classification Status (initial recognition) in June 2004 by   him to carry out independently the responsibilities of a
the Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of        physician and to develop further knowledge and skills in
Education and the degree is recognized by the Ministry        order to adapt to the changes in the practice of medicine
of Health, UAE.                                               throughout his professional career.

• All applicants shall meet all criteria for admission into all                           • The applicant shall appear for a personal interview before the
   programs offered by the University as laid down in the                                    GMU Admissions Committee
   Standards published by the Commission for Academic                                     • The Admissions Committee shall evaluate all applicants for
   Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific                                both cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their
   Research, UAE.                                                                            aptitude for the chosen area of study.
• The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years                                 • All applicants shall submit all academic documents and
   of education in school and passed courses in Physics,                                     official transcripts / credits / grades / marks duly attested by
   Chemistry and Biology in Higher Secondary School.                                         the Ministry of Education, U.A.E. or U.A.E. Embassy in their
• Students who complete their secondary school education as                                  country on admission into the program.
   per UK curriculum must have completed at least two of the                              • Students of Indian nationality are required to obtain a
   three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in ‘AS’                              “Eligibility Certificate” from the Medical Council of India,
   levels or ‘A’ levels provided they have passed in all the three                           New Delhi before they seek admission into the Gulf Medical
   subjects in their ‘O’ levels. The minimum grade required is                               University.
   ‘C’ at AS level in Chemistry, Biology or Physics                                       • On admission, the student shall submit a copy of the his/
• The applicant must have secured a minimum of 80% marks                                     her passport and a copy of UAE ID (Khulasat Al-Kayd) and
   as per U.A.E. Secondary School education standards or its                                 a Certificate of Good Conduct. A medical fitness certificate
   equivalent in each of the three science subjects.                                         including blood test results, six recent color photographs, a
• The applicant must have completed 17 years of age on or                                    written pledge by the applicant agreeing to comply with the
   before the 31st of December of the year of admission.                                     University rules and regulations, the application form duly
• The applicant must be proficient in spoken and written                                     filled up with complete details, a receipt for payment of a
   English and Sciences terminology.                                                         nonrefundable fee towards admission.
• The applicant must have completed a course in English                                   • All information regarding admissions shall appear in the
   language proficiency such as TOEFL or IELTS. A minimum                                    catalog and in any other forms of advertisement circulated
   TOEFL score of 500 (173 CBT, 61 iBT), 5.0 IELTS or any other                              by the University.
   standardized internationally recognized test approved by
   the MOHESR.

                                                             THE INTEGRATED MBBS CURRICULUM
                                                         THE INTEGRATED CURRICULUM
        PHASE - I                                       PHASE - II                                                                PHASE - III

     Language and
                                                                                                   Integumentary System                  Blood & Immune System
  Communication Skills                              P                Endocrine System     P
                                                         B                                    B
                            Blood & Immune System   B                (including Mammary   B                                       M
                                                         A                                    A
                                                    L                       Glands)       L                                       U
  Psychosocial Sciences                                  S                                    S    Blood & Immune System                 Cardiovascular System
                                                         I                                    I
                                                         C                                    C
                                                    P                                     P                                       I
 Cells, Molecules & Genes                                                                          Cardiovascular System                 Respiratory System
                            Cardiovascular System   B    C       Reproductive System      B   C
                                                    L                                     L                                       S
                                                         L                                    L    Respiratory System                    Alimentary System
                                                         I                                    I                                                                         C
   Tissues and Organs                                                                                                             S
                                                         N                                    N
                                                    P                                     P        Alimentary System              T      Urinary System                 R
                                                         I                                    I
                              Respiratory System    B                 Nervous System      B                                       E                                     R
                                                         C                                    C
                                                    L                                     L                                       M      Endocrine System
                                                         A                                    A    Urinary System                                                       I
    Embryogenesis &                                                                                                                      (including Mammary Glands)
                                                         L                                    L
       Life Cycle                                                                                  Endocrine System               M
                                                    P                                     P                                              Reproductive System
                                                                     Musculo Skeletal              (including Mammary Glands)     O
                              Alimentary System     B    S                                B   S
                                                                         System                                                   D
                                                    L    K                                L   K    Reproductive System                   Nervous System
 Metabolism & Nutrition                                  I                                    I
                                                         L                                    L    Nervous System                        Musculo Skeletal System
                                                    P                                     P                                       E
                                                         L                                    L
                                Urinary System      B           Integumentary System      B                                       S
   Internal & External                                   S                                    S
                                                    L                                     L        Musculo Skeletal System               Integumentary System

         Year 1                    Year 2                                 Year 3                              Year 4                                Year 5            Year 6

                                                                                                                           Clinical Clerkships
                                                                 SKILLS LAB
Skills / Simulation labs are now available in both the           like SIM Man and is an ideal place for medical students
university and in the hospital. The clinical skills laboratory   to practice their clinical skill. It offers a safe, controlled
is well equipped with the latest simulation technology           and supervised environment for learning.

GMU Simulation Center is based at the GMC Hospital               To create a safe, controlled and non-threatening
and provides state of the art simulation and scenario-           environment for health professionals to teach, train and
based clinical skills training facilities to all Medical,        assess the cognitive, psychomotor and affective skills
Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals.                     ensuring high quality patient care and safety using
                                                                 various simulation technologies.
GMCA Students go Global
    ... with Summer Training Program
                   GMU Students go Global with Summer Training Program

                                                                Manchester University
                                                                Hospital, UK
                                                                         Birmingham Womens
                  Oklahoma University
                                        German Hospitals,                Hospital, UK
                  Hospital, USA
                                        Hamburg, Germany
                                                   Swedish Health Authorities

                                              Sousse     University             Ain Shams
                                              Hospital, Sahloul de              Univ, Egypt   Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Pakistan
                                              Sousse, Tunisia         Hamad Medical Corporation, AIIMS,
                                                                      Doha, Qatar                 India
                                                                                                 SRMC Hospitals,
                                                                      Salmaniya                  India
                                                                      Medical                                             Pantai Hospitals
                                                                      Complex,                                            Malaysia
                                                                      Bahrain                                             Universiti Kebangsaan
                                                                                                     National Healthcare
                                                                                                     Group, Singapore

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                                                            SUMMER TRAINING
The Summer Training Program (STP) which is a special        hospitals in several countries, including USA, UK,
feature of our University, is a unique concept introduced   Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, Sweden, Switzerland,
by the University to enable students to get international   India, Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain,
exposure and experience in clinical training. Every year    Qatar and Jordan.
the University sends students to participate in STP,
which helps students understand the methodologies           It is of paramount importance that students must be
in healthcare and research and expose them to various       exposed to some of the common as well as rare clinical
nuances of medical advances, which helps in carving         conditions in different countries so that they get a wider
out their own future. Training is conducted in leading      clinical exposure.


                                                            INFORMATION AND LEARNING
The Information and Learning Centre provides year-          students in identifying new and additional resources,
round reference and information services and assists        confirming citations and providing instructions on how
students in the development of effective search             to use online databases and search engines.
strategies. Staff members at the learning centre assist

GMU Research Division reaches out to university             cooperation between several outstanding scientists
students, general practitioners and specialists engaged     from within the country and abroad in specific research
in research in biomedical sciences and epidemiology,        projects.
besides school children doing research in biomedical
sciences.                                                   GMU Research Division welcomes and invites scientists
                                                            and doctors from other institutions to utilize the facilities
The aim is to promote close, short and long-term            and conduct joint research activities.
 Ac c R E D i TAT i O N s & M E M b E R s H i p s

                                                                                     “Healing through knowledge and wisdom”

ABOUT GMCHRC                                                     PATIENT AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
Gulf Medical College Hospital and Research Centre is the         Affordable quality health care is not only a requirement
constituent teaching hospital of Gulf Medical University,        of the community, but also the principle of the hospital.
the first teaching hospital under the private sector in          The Patient Affairs Department of the GMC Hospital
U.A.E. was started in October 2002 by the Thumbay                takes special care in ensuring that appropriate care is
Group, U.A.E. With its unique approach to healthcare             extended to all sections of the patient population.
bringing together the best professional expertise and
infrastructure, the hospital constantly strives to fulfill its
motto of “Healing through knowledge and wisdom”. The             STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
mission of the hospital is to provide comprehensive and          The hospital has a library, lecture halls and seminar
quality health care services to the community and to             rooms providing excellent academic environment for
impart excellent educational opportunities for medical           the students, internet facilities, video conferencing
students in a stimulating environment.                           and other modern tools for medical education add to
                                                                 the learning facilities. Journal Club and Clinical Society
CLINICAL SERVICES                                                meetings are held regularly during which academically
Being a multi-specialty hospital, it houses the                  interesting clinical cases are discussed in detail by
departments of Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Internal
                                                                 different departments. This is a forum where clinical
Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Dermatology,             and pre-clinical faculty interact providing students an
E.N.T. Psychiatry, Urology and with Special Clinics like         insight into important clinical conditions. The GMCHRC
Diabetics Clinic, Well Woman Center and Well Baby                publishes “Synapse”, the monthly newsletter that brings
Clinic. Specialized services include a medical imaging           the personalities & activities of the hospital into focus.
department with state of the art equipment like multi-           The newsletter, in addition, carries very useful articles
slice CT scan, mammography, ultrasound, Colordoppler             on health promotion. Common rooms are available, in
Ultrasound and radiography. An advanced laboratory               the OPD block, complete with internet access for self-
caters to the requirements of all the clinical departments       directed learning, for both male and female students.
and is equipped for regular and advanced investigations          This allows access to online databases both free and
in biochemistry, clinical pathology, serology and                subscribed.
hormone studies. Gulf Medical College Hospital has in-
patient facilities for 250 patients distributed in different     COMMON ROOMS
wards for Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and
Gynecology, Pediatrics and well equipped ICU and CCU.            Students appreciate having a room or a desk where they
Additional facilities include VIP suites, private, semi-         can write notes and keep their personal belongings.
private and general wards, which are fully furnished and         Students often describe the advantage of having a place
well equipped to cater to different categories of patients.      where they can be “found” by staff and preceptors. Two
                                                                 rooms has been identified in the OPD block complete
OPERATION THEATRES                                               with internet access for self-directed learning for both
The five modern operation theatres have been                     male and female students. This allows access to online
specifically designed for operative procedures in an             databases both free and subscribed.
ultra-clean environment. Their construction features
include stainless steel walls and ceiling, which allow for
easy cleaning and maintenance.                                   THE HOSPITAL LIBRARY
                                                                 The hospital library is meant to be a reference library
OUT-PATIENT SERVICES                                             only. Photocopying and computer print-out facilities are
The outpatient services function from 9:00am to 1:00pm           available. Computer facilities are available in the library
and from 5:00pm to 9:00pm every day except on Fridays.           and in designated areas in the hospital. Students and
Emergency services and pharmacy work are available               staff are expected to maintain complete silence in the
round the clock on all days.                                     library.
                                                                 TEACHING SITES
GMC HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER - This is a                     receive clinical training here in the 4th year MBBS and
250 bed teaching hospital in Ajman.                              during internship.

                                                                 MAFRAq HOSPITAL, ABU DHABI - This is a 550 bed
SHEIKH KHALIFA BIN ZAYED HOSPITAL, AjMAN -                       teaching hospital under the Health Authority Abu
This is a 200 bed MoH Hospital located in Al Jurf next
                                                                 Dhabi. Students receive clinical training here in the 5th
to GMU, Ajman. Students receive clinical training here           year MBBS and during internship.
in the 4th year MBBS and during internship.
                                                                 FUjAIRAH HOSPITAL, FUjAIRAH - This is a 250 bed
UAq HOSPITAL, UMM AL qUwAIN - This is a 180 bed                  MoH Hospital located in Fujairah. Students receive
MoH Hospital located in Umm Al Quwain. Students                  clinical training here during internship.

                                                                 PROPOSED TEAChING
                      “Healing through knowledge and wisdom”
         Layout                                                                                                                    GMC

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                                                     GMC HOSPITAL DUBAI

                                                                                                                         Tel. : 04 - 3390055, Fax. : 04 - 3391007
                                                                                                                          E-mail. :
The Gulf Medical University (GMU) Pre-clinical campus      classrooms, laboratories and learning center that are
is located in the Al Jurf Area of Ajman, just behind the   appropriately equipped with up-to-date instructional
Sheikh Khalifa Hospital. The G.M.C. Hospital & Research    and educational aids. GMU encourages social, cultural
Centre (GMCHRC) is located on the RAs Al Khaimah           and other extra-curricular activities and sports to
Main Road in the New Industrial Area of Ajman.             enhance a comprehensive personality development.
                                                           The spacious campus spotted with greenery contains
The GMU and GMCHRC are about 12 Kms from                   student rest rooms, prayer halls, indoor and outdoor
Sharjah and about 40 kms from Dubai. The GMU and           sports facilities, first aid clinic and student car park. The
GMCHRC are linked to the metropolitan cities of Abu        facilities are well connected with each other making it
Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al            easy for students to move from one area to another.
Khaimah with roads and highways that make traveling
easy. The GMU campus includes modern facilities with

Body and Soul Health Club & Spa, Ajman. The Club           ample parking. Our facilities will include a luxury family
is first of its kind in Ajman offering extensive sports,   pool and deck, an extensive fitness suite with a view,
recreation, fitness, health, social and youth programs.    dance and yoga studios, a 3 court tennis center with
                                                           our very own Pro, badminton, squash, volleyball and
The Club is located on the grounds of the Gulf Medical     basketball courts, a soccer/cricket pitch and a ladies only
University with very easy access from Ajman and with       section with a gym and private access to the ladies pool.

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believe in values, innovation and customer satisfaction.   customers and not just the money.
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A Multi-Cuisine Restaurant Chain, which belongs to         contemporary and delightful ambience of soft colors
Leisure & Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group. The       THE TERRACE besides catering signature multi-
newly opened restaurant located in the first floor of      cuisines is also specialized in catering mouth watering
Body & Soul Health Club & Spa next to Gulf Medical         Mangalorean dishes. THE TERRACE products and
University campus, Ajman with tennis view lounge           menus are screened by a team of nutrionists and chefs
has a spacious seating capacity of 90 covers. Boasting     to cater healthy and delicious food especially to the
of specialized chefs, personalized service and set in a    health conscious individuals.
                               COLLEGE OF

                                                          GULF MEDICAL UNIvERSITy
                                                          ALUMNI SOCIETY
The Gulf Medical University Alumni Society exists to        relationships among members of the Society.
support the advancement of the College of Medicine        • To act as advocates for medical, dentistry, pharmacy,
(CoM), College of Dentistry (CoD), College of Pharmacy      physical therapy and other allied health profession
(CoP), College of Allied Health Sciences (CoAHS) and        students.
College of Graduate Studies (CoGS) its faculty, alumni,   • To act as advocates for physicians, dentists,
and student body to actively pursue the philosophy          pharmacists, physical therapists and other allied
of “Excellence in education of health professionals,        health professionals in post doctoral medical and
biomedical research and health care services”.              allied health education programs.
                                                          • To assist in recruiting qualified applicants to CoM,
ALUMNI COUNCIL’S OBjECTIVES                                 CoD, CoP and CoAHS.
GMU realizes the importance of involving Alumni in        • To assist in development activities for CoM, CoD,
its planning for all programs and activities which are      CoP and CoAHS.
targeted at GMU alumni. In view of this fact, an alumni   • To promote and facilitate research in the clinical
council was formed during this academic year and the        department of CoM, CoD, CoP and CoAHS.
goals of this council are the following:                  • To provide counsel as requested by the leaders of
                                                            CoP, CoD, CoP and CoAHS on matters related to the
• To maintain active and interested health professional     College’s advancement
  alumni, promoting fellowship and professional

                                                             BACHELOR OF MEDICINE
                                                             & BACHELOR OF SURGERY
                                                             DeGree aWarDeD
                                                             M.B.B.S • ANNUAL INTAKE – 60
                                                             Duration of Course
                                                             5 YEARS + 1 YEAR OF INTERNSHIP

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                                                              P. O. Box: 4184, Ajman,
                                                              United Arab Emirates
                                                              Tel.: +971 6 7431333
                                                              Fax: +971 6 7431222

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