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Department of Medical Education


Department of Medical Education as one of the departments of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) School of Medicine has established in 2006. Since then, its major responsibility in collaboration with Education Development Center (EDC) has been providing enormous learning opportunities and experiences in different fields of medical education for people who are interested in a career in medical education through providing degree programs.

Department of Medical Education has started this mission by admitting the first cohort of MSc students in 2006. Since 2007 the MSc program also delivered as a virtual course, in order to facilitate the admission of faculty members of TUMS clinical and basic sciences departments who are interested to simultaneously to study medical education alongside working in their departments.

TUMS Medical Education Department is one of  leading departments of medical education in the country which have PhD program. The first cohort of PhD students entered the program in 2010. Since then, we have admitted PhD students every year. The first TUMS PhD graduate defended her dissertation in 2015.

We are planning to admit international students in our PhD program. This program will be in English and its admission policy is similar to other TUMS international programs.  


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