a) Internship is a phase of training wherein a graduate is expected to conduct actual practice of medical and health care and acquire skills under supervision, so as to enable him/ her to function independently
b) The intern shall be entrusted with clinical responsibilities under the direct supervision of a competent physician appointed by the Ministry of Health and/or the appropriate authority in the respective country
c) The intern shall NOT be working independently throughout the Internship period
Internship training in the UAE is offered by the following Health Authorities
After successfully passing the final year MBBS examination and graduating, students may apply to pursue 12 months of rotational Internship in UAE
- Individual student need to apply directly; Letter of Recommendation will be issued from the Office of the Dean, RAK College of Medical Sciences
- Program Completion Certificate’ will be issued by the Office of the Dean, RAKCOMS upon the submission of ‘Internship Completion Certificate’
c) Internship [MBBS] application for MOHAP hospitals, UAE through RAKMHSU
RAKMHSU acts as a liaison between the internship applicants and the MOHAP. The Office of the Dean, RAK College of Medical Sciences invites the MBBS students in their final year to apply for internship and submit the completed application form along with the relevant documents including the final transcript and the provisional degree certificate.
The entire internship applications are accepted in hard and soft copies from individual students and are submitted to the Training and Development Center in Sharjah, UAE.
The 12 months rotational internship training begins in the first week of September [following the final year exams in May/June] and is completed in the last week of August in the following year.
The MOHAP sends communication to the respective students about the confirmation of enrollment into the internship training program, allocates the place of internship training [MOHAP hospital], conducts and completes the internship training in 12 months and issues the certificate of completion of internship.
‘Program Completion Certificate’ will be issued by the Office of the Dean, RAKCOMS upon the submission of ‘Internship Completion Certificate’