All students pass written and practice test
Only university in region to record 100% passing rate for second straight year last year (82nd)
100% passing rate in 78th and 80th national qualification exam
[January 25, 2019]
YU (President Sur Gil-soo) achieved its ‘100% passing rate’ goal with all of the YU applicants for the 2019 83rd National Doctors Qualification Exam passing the exam. It recorded ‘100% passing rate’ for the second straight year. It is the only university in the Daegu and Gyeongbuk regions to achieve 100% passing rate for the second straight year.
All of the YU test-takers for the 78th and 80th national qualification exam passed as well setting another record and reconfirming the excellence of the YU Medical School.
All 73 graduates of the National Doctors Qualification Exam held on the 10th and 11th passed the exam. This year, 3,115 out of 3,307 test-takers passed, showing a passing rate of 94.2%.
YU College of Medicine Dean Kim Jong-yeon said, “This was the result of high levels of education that lead global universities and by making efforts to provide high quality faculty that was ranked fourth in the world by a prominent international academic journal, as well as an atmosphere for pursuing academic knowledge.” He added, “Based on a spirit of patriotism, which is the mission of the YU College of Medicine, we will take the lead in fostering wholistic human resources that will contribute to the improvement of health for humanity and in medical development.”
The YU College of Medicine was the first in the region to receive a ‘6 year accreditation’ in the ‘medical education accreditation’ by the Korean Institute of Medical Education and Evaluation (hereinafter called KIMEE) in 2014. KIMEE accredits 40 domestic medical education institutes by evaluating nine fields including education, students, professions, college operation system, and continued improvements to give four or six year accreditation.