The Department of Medicine is one of the largest departments within the Faculty of Medicine comprising all the sub-specialities within the field of Internal Medicine. It offers excellent opportunities for both undergraduate and postgraduate training as well as fellowship attachments. It is committed to research and development and subscribes to the vision and mission of the University.
The Vision of the Department is to become institution of excellence which provides leadership in the activities of education , training, research, new development, spread and the provision of service in the domain of general medicine and all the specialties associated with it.
The Department views its mission at the undergraduate level as being charged with the responsibility, via the medical undergraduate instructional programme, of preparing the potential graduate to take up duties in the provision of medical care to the community throughout the nation and to be able to operate within the national health care service system effectively and efficiently.
The Department views its mission at the postgraduate level, via its postgraduate medical training programme ( Masters in Medicine), to produce a physician who may be considered a professional and a specialist in the domain of General Medicine as well as in a particular chosen specialty within it.