Policy Statements

Applicants are required to possess the following qualities:

    1. Solid academic skills
    2. Strong motivation for continuous self-development
    3. Ability to identify and solve problems
    4. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build rapport
    5. Empathy and concern for others
    6. Ability to understand one’s own situation and readily respond to required roles
    7. A spirit of cooperation and flexibility in communicating one’s own views and understanding the views of others
    8. An understanding of the basics of Information and Communications Technology
    9. A desire to work in medicine with an international perspective

Curriculum Policy - Design and implementation of education and training

On graduating this university, the student is expected to be able to demonstrate adequate knowledge in 10 specified areas, and thus the program is outcome-centered. Each body of knowledge to be mastered is presented step-by-step as the student progresses through the 6-year program. Clinical training is commenced at an early stage, with the student being officially designated a “Student Doctor” in the final years. The student is expected to learn through active engagement in clinical practice both domestically and abroad

    1. Educational objectives have been established for each year of the 6-year courseand learning outcomes are formatively evaluated in detail
    2. High-quality holistic education is provided, requiring the student to improve their knowledge of basic medicine and its connection with clinical practice
    3. The student is encouraged to play an active role in the learning process
    4. The student will learn from gaining wide experience of medical practice from an early stage in the course, both in a clinical setting and through simulation training
    5. Plenty of time is devoted to clinical training, with the opportunity provided for actual participation in the provision of medical treatment
    6. The student can expect to learn in depth about a wide range of topics, including behavioral science and how it relates to patient psychology, medical professionalism, medical ethics, and palliative care throughout the program
    7. The student will participate in team-based learning involving other specialties such as nursing and will also work with experts in various fields from other universities
    8. Communication skills and manners will be given importance in evaluating the student in addition to knowledge and technical ability
    9. The program makes full use of ICT
    10. The student will be given the opportunity to participate in and be accredited for study overseas

A degree is awarded to individuals who possess the following skills and abilities

    1. Mastery of the basics of natural science and ability to explain the normal development, functions, and structures of the human body
    2. Mastery of basic knowledge and ability to explain major pathological conditions (core), etiologies, diagnoses and treatments
    3. Acquisition of the practical skills and ethical outlook required of a doctor
    4. Ability to discuss the organization and state of public support systems, including those of both preventive medicine and physical and mental rehabilitation
    5. Ability to understand the need for a holistic approach to medical care rather than one based merely on diagnosis and treatment
    6. Awareness and understanding of medical ethics and modern perceptions of life and death
    7. Ability to fulfill their responsibility and role as a physician committed to active learning and cooperation with others
    8. Ability to communicate well, accept diversity, and understand their role as a physician committed to positive participation in team-based medicine
    9. Ability to use ICT in their studies
    10. Mastery of foreign language skills and enthusiasm for international medical exchange