Tabriz University of Medical Sciences (TUOMS) is a public medical sciences university affiliated to the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education. It is a state medical university located in Tabriz. Being founded in 1946, this university is the second oldest medical school in the country. It is ranked as one of Iran’s top medical schools, with more than 5000 students. The university consists of 11 faculties which train students for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees. TUOMS offers programs such as Pharmacology, Dentistry, Health, Nutrition, Management and Informatics, Nursery & Midwifery, Paramedicine, Rehabilitation and Advanced Sciences. In addition, TUOMS operates over 10 teaching hospitals and is a major medical care provider in East Azarbaijan Province and the surrounding provinces.