Mission and Vision


To be a pioneer institution that educates qualified physicians and scientists with universal standards, produces useful information for our country and humanity, provides quality health services and coordinates these functions effectively.


With the power of its historical background, to continue to develop by being a pioneer in medical education, scientific research and health service delivery, determining health policies, internationally recognized and respected corporate identity.


Qualifications and Competencies of Istanbul Medical Faculty Graduates

I. Knowledge: To be equipped with up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge including basic sciences, clinical sciences and behavioral sciences and their relations with each other.

II. Professional Skills:

1. Preventive medicine: To have the necessary knowledge and skills for health protection and promotion
2. Clinical skills: To be equipped with the best level of examination, intervention, etc. skills in order to make appropriate diagnosis and treatment approach
3. Communication skills: To be able to communicate effectively by empathizing with patients, patient relatives, colleagues and colleagues.
4. Access to information
5. Mental skills: Ability to analyze and synthesize information

III. Attitude, behavior and professional characteristics

1. Sensitivity to ethical principles
2. To be able to work in a team understanding, to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to guide the team
3. Recognizing the health problems of the society and searching for solutions
4. To adopt the principle of continuous education
5. To adopt and apply the principles of preventive medicine
6. To have a researcher, skeptical and questioning approach
7. To adopt positive scientific thinking and evidence-based medical approach
8. To be able to manage crisis
9. Be sensitive to using Turkish correctly
10. Sensitivity to social, artistic and cultural activities
11. To know English well enough to follow new developments
12. Be sensitive about medical record keeping and keep records
13. To know / monitor the health policies of the country
14. To carry environmental awareness

Basic principles of Istanbul Medical Faculty Education Curriculum:

• Planned on the basis of priority health issues
• Community oriented
• Student-centered
• Enriched with different teaching methods
• Enriched with elective courses
• Providing professional practices systematically
• Emphasis on independent work
• Measures and evaluates knowledge, skills and attitudes through objective methods.
• Continuously assessed through feedback
• Computer and technology supported education

Istanbul Medical Faculty Objectives and Objectives


In the field of education

  • Competing in the international arena, preferred in the top ranks in national and international arena,
  • Using modern technological education infrastructure and strengthened digital / virtual facilities,
  • Increasingly centering learners and offering rich options based on individual learning needs,
  • Aiming to provide the graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required by medicine with a curriculum updated according to national and international requirements,
  • Ensuring that they train sufficient and competent health professionals by using contemporary and objective measurement and evaluation methods,
  • To be an institution that ensures transparency in all aspects of these processes.


Research area

  • Scientific studies are conducted at international level,
  • Giving priority to product development areas such as nanotechnology and genetic treatments,
  • Using multiple financial resources in research field,
  • To be an institution that assures working with ethical principles in basic science and clinical science research.


In the service area

  • Providing current and future support systems for service providers,
  • Based on ethical values ​​for the clients and always prioritizing the patient's interests,
  • To be an institution that creates economic resources to ensure the sustainability of service delivery, strengthens technical infrastructure and human resources and adapts to the conditions of the future.