Zanjan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
About the city:
Zanjan is located in Northwest of Iran alongside the international transit road, close to provinces which share borders with neighboring countries such as Azerbayjan, Turkey and Iraq. It is the capital of Zanjan Province and lies 298 km north-west of Tehran on the main highway to Tabriz and Turkey. The population of Zanjan mainly consists of Iranian Azerbayjanis who speak Azerbayjani as their first language.
Zanjan has a cold semi-arid climate with a hot and dry summer and a cold and moist winter. Precipitation is low and mostly falls between October and May. Zanjan is known for its beautiful handcrafts such as knives, traditional sandals called charoogh, and malileh which made with silver wires.
A quick look at Zanjan University of Medical Sciences
Zanjan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services (ZUMS) is a state university which was founded in 1987. This university mainly focuses on three goals of 1- undergraduate (BSc), Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and postgraduate (MSc & PhD) programs for training and education of physicians, dentists, pharmacists, and other health care professionals; 2-implementation of research programs; and 3- treatment services. Teaching and research actuivities are carried out in five faculties including Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Public Health & Paramedical Sciences, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery , and Faculty of Dentistry.
Qualifications awarded by ZUMS, consist of:
PhD degree in 10 fields including Medical Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine, Parasitology, Iranian Traditional Medicine, Addiction Studies, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Biomaterials, Pharmacology and Drug control.
Clinical subspecialty degree in Endocrinology.
Clinical specialty degree in 10 clinical fields, including Anesthesiology, General surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Infectious &Tropical diseases, Internal diseases,Psychiatry, Radiology, Cardiology and Neurology.
MSc degree in 19 fields of basic medical sciences and related fields, including Human Genetics, Medical Biotechnology, Parasitology, Entomology,Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Psychology, Physiology, Medical Microbiology, Anatomical Sciences, Food Safety and Hygiene, HSE Management, Health Education & Promotion, Environmental Health Engineering, Food Microbiology, Emergency Nursing, Medical-Surgerical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Clinical Care Nursing and Midwifery Counselling.
General doctoral degrees in Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Bachelor degree in 10 fields including Surgical Technology, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Anesthesia, Public Health, Radiology Technology, Laboratory Sciences, Occupational Health and Environmental Health.
Associated degree in Pre-hospital Emergency Care.