About ICOMAA

This is the official web site for the North America Branch of the Alumni Association of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

The Medical school was founded in 1948 with 14 students, as the University College at Ibadan, an external college of the University of London. In 1962, two years after Nigeria’s independence, the University College became the University of Ibadan with independence from the University of London.

The Ibadan College of Medicine is the oldest and most prestigious medical school in sub-Saharan Africa, and has been a center of excellence in learning for over five decades. It has a formidable track record for health manpower development, and has played a pivotal role in clinical research in Africa.

Ibadan has trained more doctors than any other school in sub-Saharan Africa, and has eminent graduates in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Physiology, Biochemistry and Human Nutrition.