World Directory of Medical Schools
It is the mission of the World Directory of Medical Schools to list all of the medical schools in the world, with accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information on each school.

The World Directory of Medical Schools has been developed through a partnership between the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®), a member of Intealth.

The World Directory provides a comprehensive compilation of the information previously contained in the IMED and Avicenna directories.

WFMEWFME is the global organization concerned with education and training of medical doctors. WFME’s mission is to strive for better health care for all mankind; WFME’s primary objective is to enhance the quality of medical education worldwide, with promotion of the highest scientific and ethical standards in medical education. This objective is met through the development of standards in medical education, by the promotion of accreditation of medical schools, with the development of databases on medical education, through projects on the future of medicine and medical education, and through other publications and partnerships.

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FAIMERFAIMER, a member of Intealth, is a private nonprofit organization that supports the health professions worldwide. FAIMER’s fellowship programs provide training in skills critical to promoting excellence in health professions education. FAIMER’s research and data resources on international health professions education and accreditation support educators, researchers, regulators, and policy makers.

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Page updated November 4, 2022.