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  • 21 - Sep
  • 2023

A professional achievement for SOM graduates at international competition

An elite group of graduates of the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan, obtained the highest marks in the “Clinical - Step 2" exam to practice medicine in the United States of America in 2023, marking a distinguished Jordanian achievement in the world. In the exam in which a large number of doctors around the world competed, a number of college graduates obtained exceptional and distinguished results, including Doctor Ahmed Al-Shrrouf (282), which is the highest nationally, Doctor Tawfiq Barqawi (281), Doctor Ishaq Khoury (280) and other distinguished graduates. .

The President of the University of Jordan, Professor Nathir Obeidat, and the Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan, expressed their pride in the graduates of  SOM“ , which constitutes a milestone in Jordan, stressing that it provides the medical and humanitarian community annually with a distinguished and creative cohort.

It is noteworthy that this exam is sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards and the National Board of Medical Examiners, and doctors with an MD degree are required to pass it before they are allowed to practice medicine in the United States of America.

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