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The Faculty of Medicine of the UFRJ - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is synonymous of excellence in education, research and extension. It is one of the three founding schools of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and today is an integral part of the several faculties, schools and institutions of the University System.
The Faculty of Medicine serves as the anchor for a large academic health center which aims to provide the best medical education, conduct the most innovative biomedical research and provide the best extension and community service to Rio de Janeiro and beyond. While its tradition of excellence remains constant, the Faculty of Medicine and its reputation for academic achievement continue to grow.





To qualify professionals with solid, up-to-date technical and scientific knowledge, an ethical, humanist attitude and a comprehensive interpretation of the conditioning and determining factors of health in society, committed to the health of people, family and individuals at all levels, for working with healthcare, health management and research aiming at the quality of life.

To accomplish teaching, research and extension activities which contribute to the advance of knowledge and meet the demands of the individual, the society and the Sistema Único de Saúde (Unified Health System), thus providing evidence to the decision-making process within the scope of public policies. 




The Faculty of Medicine of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro contributes to the development of a fairer, more egalitarian society by building knowledge and the interdisciplinary nature of doctors, physiotherapists, speech therapists  & audiologists and occupational therapists committed to the health of the Brazilian population within a universal, integral and fair system.

Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - Faculdade de Medicina
Hospital Universitário Clementino Fraga Filho, Av. Rodolpho Paulo Rocco 255 – sub-solo - SSF21
CEP : 21910-590
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Telefone : + 55 (21) 3938-2283