Welcome to School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
The School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia was established in 1979. The enrolment of the first batch of 64 medical students started in 1981. The school initially operated in the main campus in Penang. Beginning in 1983, the school moved in-stages to the new branch campus in Kubang Kerian, Kelantan. By 1990, the whole medical school was based in Kubang Kerian Health Campus. The Health Campus is fully equipped with up-to-date teaching, research and patient care facilities. This is in accordance with the primary aims for its establishment to produce doctors and medical practitioners to meet the nation's needs as well as to upgrade the medical services of the country.
In addition to the undergraduate medical (MD) programme, the medical school also offers Masters of Medicine (M.Med), M.Sc and PhD in most of the medical related specialities.
The School of Medical Sciences has three main functions, which are :-
(c) Patient-care service