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he Faculty Clinical Science is about 30 years old. It is one of the three Faculties in the College of Health sciences. The faculty was made up of 11 clinical Department as follows: Anesthesia, Community Health, Dermatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Perinatology, Internal Medicine, Mental Health, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Pediatrics and Child Health, Radiology and surgery. All these departments have well developed Clinical Sub-Specialties. The faculty can boast of over 130 erudite scholars and outstanding Clinicians who are also honorary Consultants to the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife.
The Faculty is committed to the development of the college journal (Nigerian Journal of Health Sciences). Grounds breaking scientific research studies presented during the Faculty Annual Scientific Conference are often published in the College Journal.
Faculty of Clinical Sciences is one of the three Faculties in the College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
The broad objectives of the programme of the Faculty are:
Students who are admitted into the Faculty are exposed to their preclinical training in core basic medical sciences courses comprising of Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology at the Faculty of basic Medical Sciences during the year 2 and 3 of the six year programme. The Faculty of Clinical Sciences runs the clinical years in Parts IV, V and VI (400, 500 and 600 levels), of the six-year MB.Ch.B. programme for undergraduate medical students.
The Faculty of Clinical Sciences has an Academic Board consisting of the Dean, Vice Dean, Heads of Departments in the Faculty and full-time teachers of the various clinical disciplines. The primary function of this body is to monitor progress in the execution of the various aspects of the MBChB Programme. They also offer solutions to problems where necessary and many times assist the Dean and Heads of Departments in an advisory capacity. The non academic members of the Faculty consist of administrative, technical and clerical staff members.