Iran University of Medical Sciences

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Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS)
دانشگاه علوم پزشکی و خدمات بهداشتی درمانی ایران
Established1974; 45 years ago (1974)
PresidentJalil Koohpayehzadeh
Academic staff

Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) (Persian:دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران) is one of the largest & best medical universities in Iran. According to "Times Impact Ranking 2019", IUMS has been chosen as 1st university in the nation & 41th in the world.

Located in Tehran, it was founded in 1974 under the name The Imperial Medical Center, and designed by William Pereira and Associates.

The school was state operated, and its current reincarnation trains 9,000 students in the medical field.

Its students rank among the very top 1% of Iran's students in the national ranking entrance exams for universities.

The University operates 11 schools (Medicine, Nursing & Midwifery,Public Health,Health Management and Information Sciences, Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences, Rehabilitation Sciences, Advanced technologies in Medicine, Allied Medical Sciences and Medicine,dentistry and Pharmacy in its International Campus), two centers, two institutes, twenty-nine research centers, seventeen teaching and fifteen non-teaching hospitals in Tehran.

IUMS is the activist & well-known medical college in the nation for participation in developement of cognitive sciences & related technologies. "Brain & Cognition Clinic(BCC)" is first and only center established for expansion of cognitive sciences by their clinical application. Also, Iran psychiatric hospital has been mobilized by cognitive lab.

"DBS Project" is a national plan which was recommended by cognitive center depended to Iran president office; This project develops manufacturing of battery & electrode in deep brain stimulation. Hazrate-rasoul medical center as the national center for DBS surgeries in participation with Sharif university of technology, university of tehran & Amirkabir university of technology, altogether try to make country independent in DBS.

Central Library[edit]

The Central Library and Documentation Center was established simultaneously with the medical center in 1974. In less than two years, it started working by collecting thousands of scientific journals and various books in different branches of medical sciences. It also had direct communication via satellite with the U.S.’s medical information center. The new Central Library building, with an infrastructure of about 10,000 square meters and 11 floors, was constructed on September 2012. The outlook of the Central Library is giving efficient information services at the national and international levels.

The Central Library comprises a digital study hall, a study hall for females, a study hall for post graduate students, a hall of books and journals, technical services, indexing theses, an audiovisual section, e-learning and workshops, a general reading hall, University fair, and a publication store.

Hospitals and educational centers[edit]

  • Hazrat-e Rasool General Hospital
  • Hazrat-e Fatemeh Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Hospital
  • Hazrat-e Ali Asghar Pediatrics Hospital
Central Library
  • Shafa Yahyaeian Orthopedics Hospital
  • Shahid Akbar-Abadi Gynecology & Obstetrics Hospital
  • Shahid Motahari Burns Hospital
  • Shahid Hashemi Nejad Urology Hospital
  • Iran Psychiatric Hospital
  • Firoozgar General Hospital
  • Field Hospital
  • Shohadaye Haft-e Tir Hospital
  • Firoozabadi Hospital
  • Lowlagar Hospital
  • Shohadaye Yaft Abad Hospital
  • Shahid Fahmideh Pediatrics Hospital
  • Emam Sajad Hospital (Shahriyar)
  • Hazrat-e Fatemeh Hospital (Robat Karim)

Research Centers[edit]

Iran University of Medical Sciences has different research centers in different fields.The names of Research Centers:

Research Institute of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Research Institute for Islamic & Complementary Medicine, Cellular & Molecular Research Center, Razi Drug Research Center, Physiology Research Center, Immunology Research Center, Onco-pathology Research Center, Anti-Microbial Resistance Research Center, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery Research Center, Iran Eye Research Center, Minimal Invasive Surgery Research Center, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Center, Occupational Medicine Research Center, Mental Health Research Center, Gastro intestinal & Liver Diseases Research Center, Rehabilitation Research Center, Center for Nursing Care Research, Occupational Health Research Center, Hospital Management Research Center, Health Management & Economics Research Center, Medical Education Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical & Research,Center, Echocardiography Research Center, Heart Valve Diseases Research Center, Cardiac Electrophysiology Research Center, Cardiovascular Interventional Research Center, Colorectal Research Center, Bone & Joint Reconstruction Research Center.

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Coordinates: 35°44′52″N 51°22′47″E / 35.74778°N 51.37972°E / 35.74778; 51.37972