- founded in 1961
- more than 2300 students
- 43 departments and 2 independent courses
- 420 lecturers – 5 academicians and 2 corresponding members of the Russian academy of medical sciences; 24 academicians and corresponding members of social academies, 15 Honored scientists of the RF, 3 laureates of RF State Prizes, 2 laureates of government State Prizes, 132 full professors and 220 PhDs
The Institute of Medicine of PFUR has a first-class reputation both in Russia and abroad; its fame rests on the scientists working in the institut and the graduates. Nowadays, more than 6400 professionals that have been educated in the Institute of Medicine are working in more than 110 countries of the world. Prominent scientists whose contribution to medical science is well-known, are lecturing and leading practical seminars at the faculty.
In numerous laboratories with up-to-date diagnostic and research equipment, students attempt penetrating into the mysteries of structure and functioning of the human body and learn how to diagnose diseases and apply innovative methods of treatment. The members of the Institute of Medicine are actively implementing innovative educational programs aimed at teaching new medical technologies to medical staff.
Functioning in the institut are: the Students’ scientific society that helps students become familiar with research from the beginning; the Young medical doctors’ community; the Students’ theatre «Hippocrates», the lecture center where lectures in literature, music and history are presented. The pre-university education is provided at the «Medik» medical-biological school (preliminary courses).
Today, the Institute of Medicine of PFUR is equipped with 14 novel clinical laboratories; in the training process, computer testing and TV broadcasting are used. For refinement in practical treatment, subdivisions of computer tomography, lever fiberscanning and andrology have been created.