Duration and Admission Requirement

RESIDENCY TRAINING

Program Duration

Membership – After 3 years of successful training, a resident becomes eligible for Membership at the Liberia College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Fellowship – After 2 years of successful training and research after Membership, a resident becomes eligible for Fellowship at the Liberia College of Physicians and Surgeons

  Admission Requirements

General entry requirements for postgraduate residency programs are:

  • MD degree or equivalent from a recognized university and transcript
  • Full licensure by the Liberia Medical and Dental Council
  • Proof of completion of internship
  • Record of having passed a written primary examination in the proposed field of specialty, and sitting and passing an entrance interview
  • Submission of a duly completed Application Form and payment of Application Fee of US$100.00 (One Hundred USD)  or its equivalent in Liberian Dollars
  • Preference will be given to those who have completed at least one year of post-internship rural service work experience (6 months of which can be EmOC) or 1 year work in a teaching hospital in applicant’s proposed field of specialty
  • MoH employees MUST present written letter of clearance from employer
  • Two letters of recommendation including one from medical school attended
  • Curriculum vitae and autobiography
  • Two passport sized photos (red background)
  • Health Certificate
  • Copy of birth certificate/naturalization paper
  • Annual tuition of US$5,000.00 (for foreign students) – exclusive of accommodation and feeding

Entry requirements for transfer students

  • MD or MBChB degree
  • Full Licensure by the Liberia Medical and Dental Council
  • 24 months post-graduation working experience
  • Two letters of recommendation including one from the institution applicant is transferring from
  • Candidates must pass an entrance interview
  • Transcript(s) from the last school attended
  • Grade point average of B or better
  • Annual tuition of US$5,000.00 (for foreign students) – exclusive of accommodation and feeding