Torbat Heydarieh University of Medical SciencesUniversity


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Foundation: 2010

Mission: The main mission of THUMS is to improve and promote the standards of medical education and research and provide the highest health status and medical services for all people in society through educating qualified students and researchers.

Vision: Promotion of quantity and quality of education at local and national level. Attract and develop diverse and talented academic staff. Creating new educational fields and developing postgraduate programs. Enhance our intellectual and technological environment to foster creative students and researchers. Develop and maintain excellent clinical programs to provide outstanding care. Observe the highest standards of ethics, integrity and compassionate care. Apply advances in research and medicine to the improvement of the human condition locally and nationally. Have scientific exchanges in terms of students, academic staff and so on. Deliver medical education curriculum through using modern educational techniques including virtual education, simulation, educational technologies, and new teaching methods (online teaching and face to face teaching). Benefit from the experiences of international universities and institutes including world health organization, UNESCO, UNISEF and so on.


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldMiddle EastIran
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 963rd142nd64th
Environmental Science 737th178th83rd
Medicine 826th126th54th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 940th176th68th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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