By the Decision of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan from April 24, 2006, No. 317, the Concept of reforming the medical and pharmaceutical education of the Republic of Kazakhstan was adopted. According to the adopted Concept, training of specialists with higher medical education is provided within the framework of basic medical education in the specialty “General Medicine”. To prepare doctors for the specialty “General Medicine”, a state standard of education was prepared, which laid down the basic competences of the graduate.
In 2007, the first set of students was admitted to the university with a degree in General Medicine. To implement and introduce a new generation of GOSO into the educational process, the General Medicine Department was established.