By means of the training course described, aimed at achieving the qualifying educational objectives of the degree class and the specific educational objectives outlined, the graduate in Medicine and Surgery intervenes in every activity inherent to the maintenance of the individual's state of health, as defined by the WHO (a situation characterised by complete physical, psychic and social well-being and not simply by the absence of disease). The graduate in Medicine is prepared to carry out his/her professional intervention at the highest level compatible with the structures and organisation of the place where he/she is working.
Graduates in Medicine and Surgery work as surgeons in various clinical, health and bio-medical professional roles and fields. The degree in Medicine and Surgery is also a requirement for access to medical specialisation schools.
The course prepares for the professions of surgeon in its various functional articulations.
The occupational outlets normally offered to the graduate in Medicine are provided by:
- Public and private clinics.
- Hospitals and specialist centres.
- Universities and research centres.
- National and international health and humanitarian organisations.