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General Medical Education (GME)

Graduate Medical Education is one of the central missions of the American University of Beirut and its Medical Center. The Graduate Medical Education Office is dedicated to training medical graduates in high-quality and cost-effective patient care and to offer trainees challenging research opportunities in a humanistic environment committed to lifelong learning. The School of Medicine at AUB, founded in 1867, has graduated thousands of physicians who trained in a medical center committed to "providing excellent, accessible and comprehensive health services to the people of Lebanon and the region..."

Graduate training programs are now offered in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology - H.N.S., Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology and Surgery. Moreover, training programs are also offered in different sub-specialties of Anesthesiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Surgery.

Thank you for visiting our website, and we hope to see you on our team.

Salah Zeineldine, MD, FACP
DIO/Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education


​​Opening of GME Vacant Positions:

  • One position at Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship training program; prerequisite completion residency training in Psychiatry.

Interested applicants can email us at by Wednesday May 03, 2017 at 5:00 PM the latest.

New GM​E Program:

  • ​​Opening of a NEW Sponsored Tuition Based Refractive Surgery Fellowship Training Program at the Department of Ophthalmology for Academic Year 2017-2018.


2017-2018 GME Institutional Orientation dates for New Housestaff:​​

  • June 05, 2017 till June 10, & 17, 2017

​Admission T​​ests Required for ​​​year 2018-2019:

  • IFOM BSE or USMLE Step 1 (from AUB & non-AUB MD graduates)
  • IFOM CSE or USMLE Step 2 CK (from AUB & non-AUB MD graduates)
  • English Proficiency Exam (from non-AUB MD graduates)

Our Mission

The mission of the Faculty of Medicine and the American University of Beirut Medical Center is to provide an integrated and progressive postgraduate Medical Education in all major disciplines of Medicine to Lebanon and the region. This mission is tripartite and is inclusive of high quality, cost effective patient care, outstanding and inquisitive teaching and competitive research opportunities in a humanistic environment committed to lifelong learning.

Contact Us
  • Mailing Address
    Graduate Medical Education
    Office of Associate Dean for Medical Education
    American University of Beirut
    P.O.Box: 11-0236
    Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020​
    Beirut – Lebanon
  • Location
    Saab Medical Library Building,1st floor,Mi'mari Street, Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Telephone: 00961-1-350000 ext: 4526/4706/4758
  • Fax: 00961-1-744489
  • Emails:​
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