In the White Coat Ceremony Class of 2015 on 25 April 2018, the Dean of the School of Medicine, Lt. Gen Emeritus Dr. Nopadol Wora-Urai expressed that the Doctor of Medicine Program at Mae Fah Luang University was accredited by World Federation for Medical Education (WFME). WFME is a non-governmental organization related to the World Health Organization (WHO) with the aim to enhance the quality of medical education worldwide.
This global recognition confirms that the quality of medical education at MFU is at an internationally accepted and high standard. Moreover, the accreditation of programme ensures that medical graduates from MFU are able to further their medical studies in foreign countries especially in Europe and America in which they can learn and apply specialised and new knowledge to improve people’s well-being in the nation.
The School of Medicine was established in 2012 with the aims primarily at creating medical graduates with knowledge and ability to promote and sustain the quality of life and health of people in the Upper Northern Provinces, and becoming the leading medical school for the Greater Mekong Subregion.