Who we are

Attained the highest standards in the training of physicians and specialists in Chile and Latin America.  

The School of Medicine of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile opened its classrooms on May 1, 1930, offering its inaugural class to the first generation of future doctors. Since then, it has attained the highest standards in the training of physicians and specialists in Chile and Latin America.  

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Mission & vision


Considered to be one of Chile’s most prestigious medical schools, UC’s School of Medicine leads with an excellence in teaching, innovation and health care while maintaining a primary focus in global citizenship.

Within the UC mission, the International Cooperation Office aims to expand our global presence and collaborate with prominent health-care and medical institutions all over the world, fostering comprehensive-learning opportunities for academics, students, researchers and medical professionals.


UC’s School of Medicine strives to be internationally recognized as a leading institution in teaching, research and public service.

UC encourages our academic community to explore, learn and be leaders in their respective fields. Our students are prepared to serve society with the virtues of benevolence, compassion, prudence and justice.


 Dr. Rodrigo Figueroa: Director 

Eleanore Henderson: International Cooperation Officer

Our Strategy

The UC medical community is committed to the development of technical and relational skills to interact as active agents in their fields.


Our Agreements

We aim to collaborate and participate in the international medical field by defining and establishing strategic partnerships in order to give UC medical school students, academics and researchers the possibility to grow in their academic areas and their values.

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