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Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) founded in 1949,is one of the oldest medical universities nationwide. SUMS displays a good deal of tradition as well as modernity,aiming at training students,utilizing high-quality education and research. Since its foundation,SUMS has been active as one of the largest and most reputable universities in Iran and the Middle East and an influential figure in the region,regarding the services it offers to the patients including complicated treatment activities such as liver and kidney transplantation,as well as other advanced treatments.

SUMS is particularly proud of being considered as the main hub of four scientific areas as follows:
  • The hub of liver  transplantation in the Middle East
  • The hub of clinical immunology in Iran
  • The hub of clinical Microbiology in Iran
  • The hub of advanced electronic education in Iran

At SUMS,we have been capable of providing an intellectual environment to educate top students and send them out to practice their skills all over the world. Currently,9362 students are studying in a variety of academic disciplines in our 17 schools,837 faculty members and more than 23000 personnel are working at SUMS. They are all contributing to our goal of improving health,treatment and training young future experts. 

Here is some recent achievements of SUMS:
  • First rank in number of national conferences held (Research national ranking-2013)
  • First rank in the percentage of articles published in ISI indexed journals among medical universities in Iran (Research national ranking-2013)
  • First rank in Ministry of Health assessment of Research Ethics Committees along with Tehran University of Medical Sciences Research national ranking-2014)
  • Third rank in Essential Science Indicators (ESI) international ranking system among Iranian medical universities (January 2015).
  • The second rank in the nationwide educational ranking of the medical universities (2013).