At the time of Covid, enrollment in medical schools increased by five percent, the director of the Parral Campus considers that the pandemic did not discourage young people from studying this career that presents health risks, students choose the career by vocation in this city. a good study alternative.
Javier Martínez, director of the University Campus, indicated that the Faculty of Medicine has about 40 percent of the cards that are issued to study a career, it is one of the courses with the greatest demand in Parral, indicated that there are two cycles in which new students enter. in January and August, where the strongest is in the August semester.
The director of the university mentioned that this year, out of an average of 220 medical records delivered, 150 students were accepted, leaving 70 from abroad, he said that the cards are issued for the month of April to May so that they start the August semester and For the second semester, only 80 files were delivered between the months of September and October and it is the students who will enter until January.
He stressed that the pandemic has not prevented young people from losing interest in studying this career, where he indicated that, on the contrary, the demand increased not only in Parral but in other cities of the state such as Chihuahua and Juárez, as well as indicated that in general they are generations of 30 to 35 medical graduates.