The practice of Medicine offers a breadth of experiences that it is impossible to find in any other profession, and the UNAM School of Medicine have so far established a modern environment for medical training in Namibia, equipped with all necessary tools and infrastructure for the tomorrow doctor training. The field of medical practice every day brings different patients with different needs, it's a great choice for health scientists who strive to understand and apply research findings to improve the lives of the patients in their care and the public in their societies. It offers a meaningful career that, if we're being frank, is prestigious, secure and relatively well-paid.
There are many attributes required to be a successful doctor. Perhaps the main ones are motivation and compassion but others include enthusiasm, stamina, tenacity, initiative, courage, loyalty, excellence, resilience, ability to work in a team and a sense of humour. You need to have the capacity to deal with frustrations and disappointments and to be able to deal with a career that may have many highs and lows and on occasions be extremely stressful. You need the ability to be able to wind down and relax and to have hobbies and pastimes that will allow you to do so. However, practicing Medicine can be arduous, stressful, frustrating and bureaucratic and it's not suited for everyone, therefore the medical curriculum put in place a program which can prepare the aspirant doctors with all professional, technical, social and management skills to excel in their career. You need to be sure that Medicine is the right choice for you, and the UNAM School of medicine will provide you with the best facilities, and faculty to make your dream come true.
The medical school curriculum in Namibia will help you work for the communities which need your services, people you value and who will value your everyday work, but there's no better way to find out for sure than by gaining insight of medical practice by seeing it in action and talking to those who provide healthcare. Studying Medicine because that is what is expected of you is never a good idea: make sure that your motives for choosing to do so are well-reasoned. Namibia and many Sub-saharan African countries have a high shortage of medical doctors with world class competencies. The world will open doors for you after completing the MBChB degree at the UNAM School of Medicine, as the platform to acquire different competencies depending on what skills, knowledge and attitudes are required different fields will demand is provided at different site of the UNAM School of Medicine training facilities.