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SUMS Specialty Programs


SUMS Specialty Programs


Medical students with an undergraduate degree who intend to pursue their education in a certain medical field can seize the opportunity of favoring a higher academic training by participating in SUMS specialty programs. This program takes about 3 to 5 years to complete. Applicants should refer to the Admissions and Financial Aid for more information on the application process, requirements, and financial matters. Below is the list of specialty programs presented at SUMS:



SUMS Specialty Programs
School of Medicine Length of the Program School of Dentistry Length of the Program School of Pharmacy Length of the Program
Anesthesiology 4 Years Endodontics 3 Years Clinical Pharmacy 4.5 Years
Cardiology 4 Years Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology 3 Years    
Community Medicine 3 Years Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 3 Years
Dermatology 4 Years Oral Maxillofacial Pathology 5 Years
Emergency Medicine 3 Years Oral Medicine 3 Years
ENT (Ears, Nose and Throat) 4 Years Orthodontics 4 Years
Internal Medicine 4 Years Pediatric Dentistry 4 Years
Neurology 4 Years Periodontics 4 Years
Neurosurgery 5 Years Prosthodontics 5 Years
Nuclear Medicine 4 Years Restorative Dentistry 4 Years
Obstetrics and Gynecology 4 Years    
Ophthalmology 4 Years
Orthopedics 4 Years
Pathology 4 Years
Pediatrics 4 Years

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)

3 Years
Psychiatry 4 Years
Radiology 4 Years
Radiotherapy 4 Years
Surgery (General Surgery) 4 Years
Urology 4 Years



The following list provides detailed information on SUMS Specialty Programs:


Specialty |  Anesthesiology | About this program | Apply now...
Anesthesiology is a branch of medicine that focuses on pain relief during and after surgery. This treatment is called anesthesia. Practitioners of anesthesiology are called anesthesiologists or, in some countries, anesthetists.
Specialty |  Cardiology | About this program | Apply now...
Cardiology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the heart be it human or animal. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialize in this field of medicine are called cardiologists, a specialty of internal medicine.
Specialty |  Community Medicine | About this program | Apply now...
Community Medicine is a new branch of medicine. It is often considered synonymous with Preventive and Social Medicine(PSM) , Public Health, and Community Health. All these share common ground, i.e., prevention of disease and promotion of health. In short, Community Medicine provides comprehensive health services ranging from preventive, promotive, curative to rehabilitative services.
Specialty |  Dermatology | About this program | Apply now...
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist treats diseases, in the widest sense and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.
Specialty |  Emergency Medicine | About this program | Apply now...
Emergency Medicine is the medical specialty involving care for undifferentiated and unscheduled patients with illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention.
Specialty |  ENT | About this program | Apply now...
Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.
Specialty |  Obstetrics and Gynecology | About this program | Apply now...
Obstetrics and Gynecology (often abbreviated to OB/GYN, OBG, O&G or Obs & Gynae) is the medical specialty that deals with obstetrics and gynecology. The postgraduate program for both aspects is unified. This combined training prepares the practicing OB/GYN to be adept at the care of female reproductive organs' health and at the management of pregnancy.
Specialty |  Internal Medicine | About this program | Apply now...
Internal Medicine or General Medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Internists are skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. Internists care for hospitalized and ambulatory patients and may play a major role in teaching and research.
Specialty |  Neurology | About this program | Apply now...
Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the central and peripheral nervous system (and its subdivisions, the autonomic nervous system and the somatic nervous system); including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, such as muscle.
Specialty |  Neurosurgery | About this program | Apply now...
Neurosurgery (or Neurological Surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
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