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Objectives - Surgical Sciences

The purpose of the Post-Graduate Program is to prepare highly qualified professors to work on university education and research.  It has two graduation levels - Academic Mastership and Doctorate, aimed at the education of surgeons and other professionals from related knowledge areas, with an interface with Surgery, considering that:


a) For the Mastership degree, to obtain the skills in various scenarios of the student’s area of activity in an independent and critical way, thus enabling him/her to solve increasingly complex problems, as well as to prepare and teach classes and elaborate research projects and scientific work; 

b) For the Doctorate degree, to obtain the skills in the student’s area of activity, thus enabling him/her for reflection on new situations, adoption of attitudes which allow him/her to integrate aspects of cognition and skills, the ethical and bioethical elements with the development of a research line and his/her own independent projects, being able to create a core of research centers, working in the university education field and preparing qualified human resources professionals.

Faculty of Medicine of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Av. Carlos Chagas Filho, 373, Edifício do Centro de Ciências da Saúde
(Center of Health Sciences Building), Bloco K, 2nd. Floor, Room 49
Cidade Universitária - Ilha do Fundão - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil - Zip Code: 21.941-902
Phone: +55 21 3938-6708 and +55 21 2280-7793