The CES University Emergency Medicine program was created in 1995, it was the first Emergency Medicine program in the country and has been training Urgentologists for more than 20 years with excellence for the country and for the world. Clinical rotations are developed in fields of practice of excellence, at different levels of complexity, which allows the resident to have a broad vision of the specialty. In addition to a very strong clinical area, the resident has the possibility of expanding their knowledge in the administrative area and taking the IPS Management program at the same time.

Know the subjects and credits of each of the semesters of the program.

Enter the study plan

Know our rates and dates for the year 2021
Registration: from December 1, 2020 to January 27, 2021
Exam: February 3, 2021 (virtual - Moodle platform)
Interview: from February 8 to 19, 2021 (virtual-zoom classrooms)
Program duration: 6 semesters (3 years)
Tuition payment: from February 22 to March 5, 2021
Classes start: June 1, 2021 (induction course)
Registration PIN cost: $ 321,300 COP
Total cost per semester: $ 16,300,000 COP
* The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits that are enrolled.

Documentation required for the registration process:

· A copy of the minutes of undergraduate
Copy of diploma
· Copy of the identity document (extended to 150%)
· Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background

NOTE: Previous documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false information is verified, or that are not fully filled out, will not be considered.

You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .

Clinical Postgraduate Assistant
Eliana Andrea Ramírez Marín
Phone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333

Head of clinical postgraduate division
Carolina Cataño Velasquez
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Clinical postgraduate academic coordinator
Carolina Arbeláez Arcila
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Program coordinator
Jorge Iván Cohen Cajiao

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of the applicant

Learn about the characteristics to be part of the Emergency Medicine program.

Main fields

We have our own rotation and practice centers and an agreement for the development of activities.

of the graduate

Our graduates are ethical, critical and humane people, willing to solve the needs of society.

The Emergency Medicine program is aimed at general practitioners.

• General Hospital of Medellín - Medellín
• Neurological Institute of Colombia - INDEC
• CES Clinic - Medellín
• Clinic the Americas

• Cempas (Medical and Paramedical Training Center with Simulators)
• Pablo Tobón Uribe Hospital - Medellín
• Somer Clinic - Rionegro

We have upright graduates, with knowledge of basic and clinical sciences and skills in emergency medicine techniques, which allow an excellent development of their profession.

They are sensitive, honest, mature and fair. They are entrepreneurial and innovative, always seeking to meet the particular needs of the social environments in which they operate, wherever in the world they decide to practice the medical profession with excellence.

They make ethical, autonomous, responsible and free decisions. They are passionate about their profession, respectful of human dignity, as well as their colleagues and teachers. They know how to communicate with their patients, their colleagues and their work team and they always strive for effective and efficient performance.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process of our University.

Groups and lines

We offer different research groups to strengthen the knowledge of our professionals.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must:
1. Approve all the subjects of the study plan and specific requirements for each program, reported in minutes by the Promotions Committee.
2. To have presented the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.
3. Have fulfilled the requirement of a second language as stated in the agreement of the Superior Council.

4. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
5. The payment of the degree rights, established in the pecuniary rights.
6. Have approved the degree or research work.
7. Peace and safe with the University for all concepts.

Main Group: Clinical Research Group (in training)

Lines of investigation:

Cerebro-cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
Acute coronary syndromes.
Sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock.

Groups that support the program:

Epidemiology and biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies.

For financing we have agreements with:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
Pichincha Bank
Sapiencia Fund
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:
Public entities

Program coordinator

Exchanges from
another university

You chose us for your exchange, find out about the process and the requirements to meet. More information

Exchanges towards
another university

Live the experience of expanding your knowledge in Colombia or the world. More information

Legal information of the program

Program name:
Specialization in Emergency Medicine

School of Medicine

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolution 397 of January 14, 2014


Title awarded:
Emergency Medicine Specialist

3 years (6 semesters)

6 per year

Total cost per semester:
$ 16,300,000 COP

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