Medicine Universidad de Iberoamérica

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Venturing into a university career will always be a challenge, regardless of the area you have chosen. The intellectual requirement of higher education is always accompanied by strong physical and economic sacrifices. However, avidity for knowledge and vocational impulse will always be stronger than obstacles, and whoever has the firm conviction of what he wishes to achieve will never give up.

In the case of Medicine, it can be affirmed that the effort is even greater given the responsibility to which one aspires when it is intended to be in charge of health and even the life of its patients. Who is trained in such a noble profession can not help thinking that every skill and piece of knowledge he acquires will give him an instrument in the future to heal or at least relieve a sick person. But he also assumes the ethical commitment to always do so guided by humanism and a selfless desire to use his science for the sake of others. While the magnitude of the challenge now faced by newcomers to the faculty remains well seated, there is nothing left but to wish them every possible success in their preparation and later in the exercise as doctors.

Dr. Christian Blanco Chan.
Dean Faculty of Medicine.

About the Faculty

Mission 2018

Train medicine professionals of high academic level capable of a comprehensive approach to the health of their patients and their community under the commitment of ethical, evidence-based care, working with multidisciplinary teams willing to innovate through research.

Vision 2018

To be a medicine school that is distinguished in Costa Rica and Latin America by the training of professionals of excellence committed to making scientific innovations that have an impact on the health problems of our country and even globally.


  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Humanism
  • Respect
  • Responsibility


Our Medicine program sequentially integrates basic and clinical sciences. It is distinguished by an intense content of exact sciences followed by sciences dedicated to the structure and function of the human body, namely Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Embryology, Histology and Physiology. With these bases, the student is introduced to the clinical sciences in which through internships in high-level hospitals, he develops skills in obtaining clinical history and physical examination in basic specialties (Surgery, Gynecology / Obstetrics, Medicine, Pediatrics and Psychiatry ).

Throughout the plan, there are also several courses to sensitize the student in the field of public health and primary care, always promoting community outreach. Finally, and research being an institutional guideline, the plan has courses to prepare the student in the methodology of biomedicine, bioethical research and is even necessary to graduate a final research project.

Description of the Career
Profile of the Career


As a graduate of the UNIBE Bachelor of Medicine you will have acquired:

  • Knowledge to: Diagnose, forecast and treat the individual, family and community.
  • The skills to: Provide clinical and surgical help effectively and accurately to sick people or groups.
  • The skills to: Prevent health problems, through mastery of epidemiological techniques and continuous professional updating, in the individual, family and community sphere.
  • Attitudes to: Managing the doctor-patient relationship in the most humane way.
  • The values to: Act according to the ethical principles that govern the professional performance of the doctor, constantly monitoring their behavior, correctly managing the process of integral rehabilitation and knowing the administrative policy of the Health Sector.



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