Learn More About Your Medical College's Recognitions
When planning to study MBBS abroad, you try to verify almost everything about the college, location, living conditions, and much more. But have you ever thought about the accreditation the college has received? You might have had taken a look at it when you were searching for a medical college abroad. Let us help you understand the recognitions and accreditations your college has received.
Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
Established in 2000, FAIMER is a non-profit foundation responsible for improving world health through education and consequently is liable for UG medical education, particularly in Asian and Latin American nations. FAIMER with its popular partnership with Educational Commission for foreign medical graduates(ECFMG) encourages perfection in global health professions and studies.
So, if you have studied at ECFMG and FAIMER approved medical university, you are eligible to practice in countries like the USA and Canada.
World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS)
The World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS) is a public database and more than 3,400 medical schools are registered in the directory. The list is published in collaboration with a common database of WFME and FAIMER.
International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA)
The International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), established in 1951, is one of the world’s oldest student-run organizations. It has a huge network of around 1.3 million medical students in 123 countries all around the world.
So, when you are looking for a medical university abroad, do remember to take a look at the institutions that have accreditated the specific college.