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Faculty of: Medicine and Surgery

Medicine and Surgery

Roma - Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "Agostino Gemelli" IRCCS

Academic year 2022/2023

Duration 6 years

Language English

Degree classes LM-41 (Medicina e chirurgia)


Double - Triple Degree

in collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University of Philadelphia

Students of the Università Cattolica's 6-year Single-Cycle MD Medicine and Surgery are offered the unique opportunity to undertake a study curriculum leading to a Double Degree qualification in Medicine with Thomas Jefferson University - Sidney Kimmel Medical College, and an additional Master of Science in International Health Policy at the Thomas Jefferson University - College of Population Health.

This an excellence track and students selected in the Double Degree programme will divide their study curriculum between the two Institutions.
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • Year 1 at Cattolica + Summer Session I online (Thomas Jefferson/ College of Population Health)
  • Year 2 at Cattolica + Summer Session II online (Thomas Jefferson / College of Population Health)
  • Year 3 at Cattolica
Thomas Jefferson University
  • Phase 1 at Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • Phase 2 at Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • Phase 3 at Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • Master at College Population Health (online)
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • TPV (Evaluation Training General Medicine)
  • Final test (Capstone project)

The study programme leads to the award of three qualifications that will be awarded after successful completion of all the relevant requirements, as outlined in the Study Plan.

  1. Medical Degree from Thomas Jefferson University – from Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  2. Master’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery - from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  3. Master of Science in International Health Policy - from Jefferson College of Population Health

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For the Summer Session I applications will be evaluated (by the end of March) with reference to the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of the Basic Sciences and/or Biomedical Sciences I examinations
  • Score obtained in the admission test to the Medicine and Surgery Degree Programme.

For the Summer Session II applications will be evaluated (by the end of March) with reference to the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of all Year 1 Cattolica examinations with an overall GPA (marks and credits) above the 50th percentile of grades distribution of their cohort.
  • Summer session I minimum overall GPA of 3.5.
  • A ranking will be compiled based on the overall GPA (marks and credits).
  • An interview with the Selection Panel may be required.

For the Double Degree program students will be evaluated and conditionally accepted (by the end of April of Year 3 at Cattolica) with reference to the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of all Year 1 and 2 Cattolica examinations with an overall GPA (marks and credits) above the 50th percentile of grades distribution of their cohort (minimum 24/30).
  • Successful completion of mid-term session of Year 3 by April of the 3rd year with an overall GPA (marks and credits) above the 50th percentile of grades distribution of their cohort (minimum 24/30).
  • Summer session I - II minimum overall GPA of 3.5.
  • Positive evaluation and final approval by the SKMC Admission Committee.

In order to be officially admitted to the Double Degree program, conditionally accepted students have to meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of all Year 3 Cattolica examinations during the Summer exam session of the third year (June-July) maintaining a minimum GPA of 24/30.
  • A maximum of 20 students can be accepted on the Summer Session I.
  • A maximum of 6 students can be accepted on the Summer Session II.
  • A maximum of 6 students can be accepted on the Double Degree study programme.

The Double Degree programme is open to students who are enrolled for the first time on Year 1 of the Single-Cycle Master’s Degree Programme in Medicine and Surgery for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Candidates must submit their application and upload a copy of English language proficiency certificate, which was submitted for enrolment to the degree programme in Medicine and Surgery, through Icatt personal webpage and pay the application fee of 35 euros by March 14, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Thomas Jefferson University students

Thomas Jefferson University

Sydney Kimmel Medical College

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

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