This content is not available in English

Family Medicine

You will manage the health-disease process in the family with ethics, responsibility, and humanitarianism.
Download the brochure
Request information

This content is not available in English

Admission advisor


You will be trained as a health professional and you will approach the health-disease process of individuals and their families critically and reflexively, with bioethical and humanistic principles and respect for the environment, interacting with the multidisciplinary team and with the support of research as a tool to solve the population’s health problems. You will also demonstrate competence in the fields of Pediatrics, Gynecology, and pathologies of adolescents and adults.

Duration: 3 years.



Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20111127 dated December 2, 2011. Updated in January 2017 with approval from CIFRHS.


In the specialty in Family Medicine, you will train to carry out comprehensive and anticipatory quality management of the health-disease process for individuals and their families, regardless of age, gender, or ailment.

You will apply, jointly with the multidisciplinary team and the family, a comprehensive plan for the management of the health-disease process of individuals and their families, with bioethical, humanistic, and legal principles and respect for the environment. Furthermore, you will demonstrate interest in continuing education and research.

    Read more

    Admission profile

    You should meet the following profile:

    • Fundamental principles of Basic Sciences (Anatomy, Histopathology, Embryology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology), Clinical Sciences (Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emergencies, Family Medicine, Public Health), socio-medical sciences, and general culture.
    • Knowledge of the scientific method, the epidemiological method, and basic statistics. Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in general Medicine.
    • Warmth and availability to care for the patient and his or her family.
    • Honesty and respect of others.
    • An attitude of academic improvement and self-learning.
    • Enterprising spirit.
    • Perseverance in your personal and professional development.
    • Responsibility and leadership in the health care team.

    Graduate profile

    Upon completion of your studies in Family Medicine, you will have developed the following knowledge:

    • In-depth knowledge to provide anticipatory, comprehensive, and continuous medical care to individuals and their families.
    • Competencies in the areas of Pediatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergencies, Surgery, and the different pathologies in the comprehensive care of children, adolescents, and adults.
    • Knowledge of the contextual aspects intervening in the family’s health-disease process.
    • Application of patient safety principles.

    Upon completion of your studies in Family Medicine, you will have developed the following skills:

    • Critical reflection as a habitual element, applied at the prevention, diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation levels in the study of individual and family health.
    • Establish bonds of shared responsibility with the family and the health care team for the comprehensive management of families in your care.
    • Apply methods and techniques appropriate to the individual and group circumstances of your professional practice.
    • Use the scientific method as a tool for the solution of problems and evidence-based Medicine for its updating. Acquire new skills and abilities in accordance with the scientific advances of your specialty.

    Upon completion of your studies in Family Medicine, you will have developed the following attitudes:

    • Behave with solid social awareness and with strong professional and humanistic values.
    • Establish effective physician-patient and physician-family relationships.
    • Conduct yourself with respect and responsibility toward the work team, society, and the environment.
    • Promote medical advances with the greatest benefits and the smallest risks.
    • Have a continuing interest in medical education.

    Live an experience abroad

    Have an academic experience abroad for a summer, a semester or a year.

    See more

    Are you an international student?

    Discover the programs that UDEM has for you.

    See more


    Consult the courses that you will take in the specialty in Family Medicine.

    First year
    Code Course CRS Year
    SSMF1008 Clinical Training I 70
    SSMF1002 Family I 4
    SSMF1003 Obstetrics and Gynecology I 3
    SSMF1004 Internal Medicine I 4
    SSMF1005 Pediatrics I 3
    SSMF1006 Research I 8
    ESMI1001 Patient Safety 2
    Second year
    Code Course CRS Year
    SSMF2008 Clinical Training II 70
    SSMF2002 Family II 4
    SSMF2003 Internal Medicine II 4
    SSMF2004 Surgery and Emergencies 3
    SSMF2005 Public Health 3
    SSMF2006 Research II 8
    Third year
    Code Course CRS Year
    SSMF3010 Clinical Training III 70
    SSMF3002 Family III 4
    SSMF3003 Pediatrics II 4
    SSMF3004 Internal Medicine III 4
    SSMF3005 Obstetrics and Gynecology II 3
    SSMF3006 Research III 8
    SSMF3007 Medical and Health Education 6
    SSMF3008 Medical Bioethics 3



    Especialidades Médicas
    Administración, Nutrición
    Ciencias Clínicas


    Learn about the success stories of our graduates.

    Studying Dentistry at UDEM was an excellent life decision.
    For me, studying at UDEM became a life experience.
    Pursuing my MCD degree at UDEM was the best decision I could have made.
    I still remember the first day I went to the UDEM campus as a student of the…
    I am very proud to be an alumna of the Universidad de Monterrey undergraduate degree…
    My experience pursuing the undergraduate degree program in Nutrition at UDEM was a very…
    At UDEM, I experienced whole-person education first hand.
    Just like many, I started my degree in Psychology with the mission of helping others, but…
    During my LPS studies at UDEM, I learned about methodology, diagnosis, and intervention…


    Te estamos esperando