University description (as per official university website)
The Faculty of Medicine of Juazeiro do Norte (FMJ) is distinguished by modern infrastructure, qualified teaching staff and comfortable environment in places of study and work. Specializing in the Medical College has more than 10 air-conditioned laboratories, library completely computerized, hands-on activities taught in the primary care clinics in the city's Family Health program, the Academic Center, an auditorium with capacity for 300 seats, reproduction services , canteen, recreation area and more.
Aware of its social responsibility, FMJ aims at social transformation through the generation and dissemination of knowledge, orienting their actions according to the paradigms that will guide this millennium: innovation, excellence and anticipation.
Innovates in that it uses strategies, processes, controls and assessments in accordance with the principles of modern pedagogy and modern healthcare organizations.
It is anticipated it offers, based on analysis of future scenarios and according to local needs, a course in medical, graduate courses, extension activities and research projects, which are essential for the formation of a new professional able to act in the labor market in a creative and responsible.
Finally, seeking excellence in their educational process, through a modern educational project, with activities that involve partnerships with health services in the region, monitoring, scientific research program, mentoring, internships, volunteer work, study in the library, Internet research, lessons practices, technical visits, lectures and seminars, foregrounding the quality of services and, consequently, the satisfaction of students.
I. Train physicians with professional excellence, in line with the mission of the institution.
II. Encourage and support research and academic production in the region Cariri and its dialogue with the academic community nationally and internationally.
III. Conduct and encourage creative outreach projects, encouraging vocations and arranging programs linked to particular local and regional needs.
IV. Extending the learning community through courses and special services, in constant collaboration to solve their problems, in order to fulfill its social responsibility.
V. Provide conditions for specialization and improvement of its faculty, students, administrative and technical professionals in the region.
VI. Encourage participation from teachers and students in projects and programs established by FMJ.
VII. Cooperate with local, regional and national levels, as a body for diagnosis, consulting, and advisory services to institutions, public or private law, in matters relating to their purposes and their activities.
VIII. Perform technical cooperation agreements with a view to carrying out teaching, research and outreach in the health field.
In 1968, the Board of Aldermen of Juazeiro approved a law creating the College of Medicine, but its viability has not found support in higher courts. In 1998, the mayor of Juazeiro, after persistent struggle, decided to present a project to create a medical school whose mission was in line with the health needs of the Northeast and, in particular, Cariri.
The deployment of the Faculty of Medicine of Juazeiro do Norte - FMJ then gave up in 1998, from a study of the geographical conditions of the municipality, the socio-economic and community demand for education in the medical field.
The first class entered in 2000 and today the FMJ has graduated 275 doctors with competence profile consistent with performance in any area of medicine, imbued with ethical and humanistic spirit, with perception of their social responsibility and the structure and functioning of the health system the country
SOCIETY OF HIGHER EDUCATION OF Ceará - SESCE is an entrepreneurial company like limited liability company, with headquarters in Fortaleza, Ceara State, created in July 8, 1996, governed by its Statute and existing legislation. It is a civil, non-profit organization that has its charter registered under No. 25407, the Clerk of the 1st Registry of Deeds and Documents and Legal Persons in Fortaleza.
The goal is to keep the SESCE upper-level courses - Undergraduate, Technology, Sequential, Graduate and Continuing with the goal of training new professionals and / or improve the knowledge of those already working in the market.
The SESCE is committed to knowledge processing, citizenship, in Ceara and its destination. And his commitment is fulfilled by offering courses at all related to the conjecture and its developments, working with the disruption of outdated forms of organization and production and exchange of knowledge. The profile of professionals who want to form conforms to this reality.
The SESCE comprises professionals with extensive experience in maintenance and administration of education at various levels and are thus able to develop this project, in regard to its pedagogical and institutional aspects. In health, the SESCE maintains a course of physiotherapy, based in Fortaleza-Ce and a medical school, established in Juazeiro-Ce.
Thus SESCE feels responsible to deliver at a competitive market rapidly and constantly changing, people capable of understanding, to the administration, this new order and its new paradigms.
The Maintainer puts at the disposal of its assets maintained, which is administered by it as of right, within the law and the specific resolutions of SESCE.
The SESCE is accountable to public authorities and the general public by the Faculty of Medicine of Juazeiro do Norte (FMJ), undertaking to take all measures necessary to its operation, respecting the academic freedom of faculty and students' own authority and collegiate bodies.