History and Evolution

The Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences at the University of Balamand was established on the main campus in El-Kurah in Northern Lebanon in 2001. The four-year MD Program consists of two pre-clinical years spent on the main campus and two clinical years at Saint George University Medical Center in Beirut.

Saint George University Medical Center is a 380-bed hospital and academic medical center that serves as a tertiary referral center locally and regionally. Most clinical faculty members are USA- or Europe-Board certified.