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 annoinced 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 a high internationally accepted standard. Moreover, the accreditation of the programme ensures that medical graduates from MFU are able to further their medical studies in foreign countries especially in Europe and America where they can learn and apply specialised and new knowledge to improve the well-being of the Thai people.
The School of Medicine was established in 2012 with the primary aims of becoming the leading medical school for the Greater Mekong Subregion while creating medical graduates with knowledge and ability to promote and sustain the quality of life and health of the people in the Upper Northern Provinces.