School of Medicine graduates are assigned to various primary health departments such as public health departments or the emergency rooms of public hospitals, through a raffle organized by the Ministry of Health of Turkey. In addition to the “Expertise in Medicine” program under the Departments of Basic, Internal, or Surgical Medical Sciences; individuals holding a Doctor of Medicine degree may also apply to “Doctorate” programs under the Department of Basic Medical Sciences. After completing their mandatory two-year service; such individuals may be employed at public and private hospitals, outpatient diagnosis and treatment centers, schools, care and education centers established for special groups (children, elderly, disabled, etc.), workplace health departments, or in emergency health services, pharmaceutical companies or in health tourism. They may also choose to work as educators, managers, coordinators, or academicians.