International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) has embarked on the teaching of medicine through the formation of a Kulliyyah of Medicine in 1995. The Kulliyyah of Medicine envisions being the esteemed centre producing highly motivated and accomplished doctors practicing holistic medicine that will enable them to lead the medical profession and to influence the medical practice worldwide. The Kulliyyah has over 120 full time highly qualified academic staff. They are recognized as specialists and sub-specialists in many clinical specialties nationally. Many sit in conjoint boards or specialty boards and in the very near future this will further be expanded and enhanced with increase in both the number and types of expertise.