facultad medicina

This Faculty defines and bases its mission on a comprehensive concept of Health as an essential component of the well-being of the people and society. It does that in the context of a state university, in a pluralistic and socially responsible way, committed to the training, specialization and continuous perfection of human resources in health, in our Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs. It disseminates and implements a set of principles and values through its primary functions of teaching, research, extension and management, with the aim of contributing to the regional and national development, on the basis of quality, innovation, participation and respect for diversity.

The Faculty has the following academic departments: The Department of Pathological Anatomy; Department of Basic Science; Department of Surgery, Traumatology & Anesthesia; Nursing Department; Department of Medical Specialties; Department of Internal Medicine; Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Department of Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery; Department of Public Health; Department of Mental Health; and the Department of Preclinical Sciences.

We offer the following programs: Nursing; Speech & Hearing Therapy; Physiotherapy; Medicine; Nutrition & Dietetics; Obstetrics & Puericulture; Chemistry & Pharmacy; Medical Technology; and Occupational Therapy.

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FACULTY AUTHORITIES

patricio valdes
Dean 
Dr. Patricio Valdés García

solange martinez
Director of Undergraduate Programs
Mg. Solange Martínez Oakley

gloria rodriguez
Vice Dean
Dr. Gloria Rodríguez Moretti

flery fonseca
Director of Postgraduate Programs and Research
Dr. Flery Fonseca Salmanca

claudio muñoz
Academic Secretary
Dr. Claudio Muñoz Poblete

marcela lema
Director of Clinical Fields
Mg. Marcela Lema García

julia hazbun
Director of Outreach and Community Engagement
Mg. Julia Hazbún Game

PROGRAMS

Nursing
Dra. Sara Barrios C.
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Speech & Hearing Therapy
Mg. Raúl Alarcón V.
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Physiotherapy
Mg. Ricardo Solano L.
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Medicine
Andrea González San Martín
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Nutrition & Dietetics
Mg. Yvette Zegers B.
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Chemistry & Pharmacy
Dra. Francisca Acevedo Canala-Echavarría
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Obstetrics & Puericulture
Claudio Obando C.
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Medical Technology
María Francisca Peña T.
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Occupational Therapy
Margarita González Z.
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DEPARTMENTS

Department of Pathological Anatomy
Director
Juan Araya O.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325735

Department of Basic Science
Director
Marco Paredes H.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325224

Department of Preclinical Sciences 
Director
Christian Herrera G.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325720

Department of Surgery, Traumatology & Anesthesia
Director
Héctor Losada M.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325760

Nursing Department
Directora
Karin Morales M.
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Fono: (56) 45 2596647

Department of Medical Specialties
Director
Ulises Guajardo H.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325763

Department of Internal Medicine
Director
Edmundo Hofmann F.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325755

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director
Wilfried Diener O.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325768

Department of Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery 
Directora Myriam Betancourt A.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325769

Department of Public Health
Director Sergio Muñoz Navarro
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Fono: (56) 45 2325738

Department of Mental Health
Director
Luis Silva F.
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Fono: (56) 45 2325736