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Philosophy and Objectives / Admissions Policy

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Philosophy and Objectives

Philosophy

Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine and Hokkaido University School of Medicine lead the world with cutting-edge research in medical science, and aim to equip the next generation of medical researchers and medical professionals with a strong sense of ethics and a well-rounded character to contribute to the health and welfare of humanity.

Educational and Behavioral Objectives

Educational objective

To equip the next generation of doctors and medical researchers with extensive medical knowledge, a strong sense of ethics, a well-rounded character and the global outlook needed to contribute to advances in medical science and the practice and development of medical care

Behavioral objectives

  • To develop the fundamental medical knowledge and skills students require to become full-fledged doctors and medical researchers
  • To develop habits and attitudes for independent lifelong self-learning
  • To foster creativity based on scientific thinking/judgment and inquiring minds
  • To foster strong sense of ethics and well-round character that doctors and medical researchers require
  • To clarify the importance of international exchanges and develop necessary language skills, medical knowledge and cultural enrichment
  • To clarify the importance of teamwork and the roles of doctors in medical care

Admissions Policy

Expectations of Students

  • Students who are engaged in research tailored to clarify life phenomena, to overcome diseases, and to improve human health standards
  • Students who have intellectual curiosity, show the ability to analyze things logically, persevere as a team, and work as international leaders in each medical field