School of Medicine

Date of establishment: 1946

There are presently 28 departments in this school. All departments are involved in providing teaching and training in both basic and clinical sciences. Training is provided at different levels including medical students, GPs, Specialty, sub-specialty and fellowship assistants and for other health professionals. Most departments also provide specialty clinical services in the university affiliated hospitals and health centers in the region. Basic and clinical research is conducted in the areas of activity.

Departments:

·         Anatomy

Established: 1965

Areas of activity: Teaching and training in both theory and practical courses in gross anatomy and medical neurosciences. Provision of MSc and PhD programs in anatomy.

·         Anesthesiology

Established: 1977

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services in areas such as the anesthesia care, ICU management, rehabilitation, respiratory care, water and electrolyte and acid-base regulation.

·         Cardiology

Established: 1963

Areas of activity: Specialist and fellowship assistants training in interventional cardiology in adults and children. Provision of specialty clinical services in areas such as such as CT angiography, nuclear scan, pacemaker implantation, eco electrocardiography, electrophysiology.

·         Clinical Toxicology

Established: 2009

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services. Provision of central hub for toxicology in the country.

·         Dermatology

Established: 1954

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services.

·         Ear, Nose & Throat, and Head & Neck surgery

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services in areas such as cochlear implants, otology and neurology.

·         Emergency Medicine

Training and provision of specialty clinical servicesin specializedemergencyservices.

·         General Surgery

Established: 1964

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services.

·         Human Genetics

Areas of activity: Teaching and training and research. Serving as a focal point for drawing together and integrating basic and clinical genetic efforts conducted across the University and its affiliated hospitals.

·         Immunology

Established: 1991

Areas of activity: Teaching and training. Research in the investigation of immunohematology, tumors, immunotherapy, transplantations and its immunopathology, allergies, autoimmunity diseases, mucosal immunity including Crohn’s disease.

·         Infectious Tropical Disease

Established: 1964

Areas of activity:  Training and special sections such as El Tor.

·         Internal Medicine

Established: 1963

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services in areas such as cardiovascular, endocrinology and metabolism, kidney, blood and oncology, respiratory and rheumatology.

·         Microbiology

Established: 1991

Areas of activity: Teaching, training and research in areas such as bacterial genetics, viral molecular biology, host-pathogen interactions.

·         Neurology

Established: 1958

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services in areas such as the pathology of the nervous system and muscles.

·         Neurosurgery

Established: 1989

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services in neurosurgery, especially in trauma in a special section and three ICU.

·         Obstetrics & Gynecology

Established: 1980

Areas of activity: Including the labor, high-risk deliveries, emergency obstetrics, pre and post-natal care clinics and infertility.

·         Ophthalmology

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services in area such as cornea, retinaandvitreous in Feyz and Farabi eye hospitals.

·         Orthopedics

Established: 1980

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services. Fellowship training for assistants in spinal cord, knee and hand injuries.

·         Parasitology & Mycology

Established: 1991

Areas of activity: Teaching and training. Research into protozoan, helminthes and arthropods diseases using classical and molecular methods.

·         Pathology

Established: 1965

Areas of activity: clinical diagnostics, appropriating therapeutics, clinical pathology, transfusion medicine and molecular pathology.

·         Pediatrics

Established: 1950

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services in the university affiliated hospitals and health centers.

·         Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Established:  2007

Areas of activity: Including three areas of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases, mainly muscle - bone, the peripheral and central nervous.  Electrodiagnostic centers as the first university to establish a center of therapy and biofeedback and shock waves.

·         Physiology

Established:1948

Areas of activity: Teaching and training. Research into areas from basic biological research to neuroscience, cardiovascular science, ion channels & transporter, functional genetics & genomics all the way through to clinical application.

·         Psychiatry

Established: 1991

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services.

·         Radiology

Established: 1971

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services in areas such as diagnostic radiology, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy.

·         Radiotherapy & Oncology

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services.

·         Social Medicine

Established: 1991

Areas of activity: Training management, practice, supervision of health centers, networks to GPs, interns and other health professionals.

·         Urology

Established: 1991

Areas of activity: Training and provision of specialty clinical services such as surgical procedures and kidney transplantation. Management of the Ali Asghar kidney center.