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
Inscription: desde el 1 de diciembre de 2020 hasta el 27 de enero de 2021
Exam: 3 de febrero de 2021 (virtual - plataforma Moodle)
Interview: del 8 al 19 de febrero de 2021 (virtuales-aulas zoom)
Duration of the program: 6 semestres (3 años)
Payment of tuition: del 22 de febrero al 5 de marzo del 2021
Start of classes: Junio 1 del 2021 (curso de inducción)
Registration PIN cost: $321.300 COP
Total cost per semester: $16.300.000 COP
*El costo del semestre depende de la cantidad de créditos que se matriculen.
*Valores correspondientes a 2021

Documentation required for the registration process:

· Copia del acta de pregrado
· Copia del diploma
· Copia del documento de identidad (ampliado al 150%)
· Foto tamaño 3 x 4 a color, fondo blanco

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
Teléfono: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333

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

Clinical postgraduate academic coordinator
Carolina Arbeláez Arcila
Teléfono: (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. Aprobar todas las asignaturas del plan de estudios y requisitos específicos para cada programa, reportado en acta por el Comité de Promociones.
2. Haber presentado las pruebas vigentes que el Estado determine como de obligatorio cumplimiento.
3. Haber cumplido la exigencia de segunda lengua según lo manifestado en acuerdo de Consejo Superior.

4. Presentar certificado de asistencia a la Cátedra CES.
5. El pago de los derechos de grado, establecidos en los derechos pecuniarios.
6. Haber aprobado el trabajo de grado o de investigación.
7. Paz y salvo con la Universidad por todo concepto.

Main Group: Clinical Research Group (in training)

Lines of investigation:

Reanimación cerebro-cardio-pulmonar.
Síndromes coronarios agudos.
Sepsis, sepsis severa y shock séptico.

Groups that support the program:

Epidemiology and biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies.

For financing we have agreements with:
Programa de Fortalecimiento Educativo CES
Banco Pichincha
Fondo Sapiencia
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
Fondo Nacional del Ahorro (FNA)

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

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

Facultad de Medicina

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 397 de enero 14 de 2014


Title awarded:
Especialista en Medicina de Urgencias

3 años (6 semestres)

6 por año

Total cost per semester:
$16.300.000 COP

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