Azerbaijan Medical Institute

Azerbaijan Medical Institute

 

(name in full, N. Narimanov Azerbaijan Medical Institute), an institute that trains doctors and pharmacists. It was founded in Baku in 1930 on the basis of the department of medicine in Baku (now Azerbaijan) University. In 1969 the institute had five departments: therapy and preventive medicine (with an evening division), pediatrics, sanitation and hygiene, stomatology, and pharmacology; 69 theoretical and clinical subdepartments; a central scientific research laboratory; an anatomy museum; and a library with about 400,000 volumes. In 1968 the institute had 5,700 students and more than 600 instructors, including 92 professors and doctors of science and 234 docents and candidates of science. The institute confers candidate’s and doctor’s degrees in medicine. It has been publishing Uchenye zapiski (Science Transactions) since 1955.

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