An-Najah Graduates Achieve a Remarkable High Performance in the Medical Licensing Examination in the 1948 Lands and the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
An-Najah National University’s medical graduates achieved outstanding results on a wide range of external examinations including, the Medical Licensing Examination in the 1948 Lands and the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). Results on these external exams from 2016-2021 further extends the University’s record of success.
52 out of 54 medical graduates of An-Najah's Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University, have succeeded in passing the Medical Licensing Examination in the 1948 Lands, thus obtaining their licenses enabling them to practice the medical profession in clinics, hospitals and medical centers in the occupied territories of 1948.
The results showed that An-Najah graduates got the highest pass rate of all medical students from all universities; that is, 96.3% pass rate.
Also, a number of the University’s medical graduates successfully passed all eight tests of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) sequence, which is required for any doctor to obtain a license to practice medicine in the United States.
The success rate of the University medical graduates who sat for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is above 93%. USMLE is a three-step examination for medical licensure in the United States. Physicians with an MD degree are required to pass this examination before being permitted to practice medicine in the United States.
On this occasion, Prof. Maher Natsheh, President of An-Najah said: “These are truly amazing results. We are a high performance learning University and believe in high performance for all and these results are testament to the high quality of teaching that takes place both face to face and virtually at An-Najah University. I am so proud of our graduates and what they have achieved in the examinations.”
He added:” Our medical students have shown excellent progress, matching the record results of recent years, despite the toughest of circumstances. They got the highest pass rate of all medical students from all universities.”