The USM College of Medicine follows a program-based approach in its academic delivery. This method adheres to the relevant academic intervention that is aligned to the Licensure Examination of the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC).

It is also offered to produce homegrown medical doctors in the region that shall address the wide gap of patient-doctor ratio.

Each graduate of USM MD Program is expected to be:

  1. A practicing professional doctor
  2. Medical Researcher
  3. Medical Academician
  4. Community Doctor
  5. Corporate Doctor
  6. Clinical Doctor
  7. Employed in other medical related profession