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University of Calgary Calendar 2015-2016 Cumming School of Medicine 5. Doctor of Medicine
5. Doctor of Medicine

The Cumming School Medicine of the University of Calgary offers a three-year professional degree leading to a Doctor of Medicine (MD).

Following completion of the undergraduate medical program students must complete postgraduate medical training prior to starting independent practice. They need to obtain certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (a minimum of two additional years of training) or a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada program (a minimum of four additional years of training). The University of Calgary has more than 60 residency training programs.

Leaders in Medicine Combined MD/PhD or MD/MSc Program

The Cumming School of Medicine offers a combined degree program with the Faculty of Graduate Studies leading to an MD/MSc or MD/MBA or MD/PhD degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences, Community Health Sciences, Gastrointestinal Sciences, Medical Science, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, or Neuroscience; and other possible combinations. Information may be obtained under the Leaders in Medicine heading in the Faculty of Graduate Studies section of this calendar, and in the sections describing the individual graduate programs. Supplementary application forms may be obtained from the Associate Dean (Graduate Sciences Education) in the Cumming School of Medicine.