Welcome to the School of Medicine
The School of Medicine at the University of Pretoria was formed from the previous Faculty of Medicine that was established in 1943. The first group of students, all 57 of them, completed their degree in 1948. This demonstrates the School's rich heritage of medical experience and commitment to the training of the doctors for tomorrow.
The School offers training for the following degrees:
Particulars regarding these qualifications can be found onm this site using the link for Academic Programmes on the left, in the yearbook of the University of Pretoria or on the site for prospective students in the field of medicine.
The School is managed by an Executive Committee that is elected every two years. The current MSEC members are:
- Prof BG Lindeque ( Chairperson of School )
- Prof L Dreyer
- Prof M Kruger
- Prof JH Meiring
The School houses 28 academic departments and 7 academic divisions . Training is offered at various training sites including the Faculty of Health Sciences facilities, the Pretoria Academic Hospital, Kalafong Hospital, Tshwane district Hospital and the facilities of the National Health Laboratory Service.
The training programmes of the School have been accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa.