Occupational Medicine

SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Occupational Medicine
DegreeSpecialty (Residency)


Program Description: 

Occupational medicine is a clinical specialty which is about to reciprocal effects of occupation, environment and health on each other. The graduates will be involved in diagnosis, evaluation, prevention, management and treatment of diseases and damages related to occupation. They will be able to maintain and promote (physical, mental and social) health.



At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills:

  • Patch Test
  • Skin prick test 
  • Maintenance at Wakefulness Test 
  • Vo2 max determination 
  • Spirometry 
  • Bronchodilator Challenge Test 
  • Methacholine Challenge Test 
  • Specific Challenge Test 
  • Diffusing Capacity (DLCO) 
  • Peak Expiratory Flow Rate 
  • Plethysmography


Program duration: 3 years  

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Degree in General Physicians (M.D) or Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) by one of the Iranian or foreign universities.

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved general physician program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Table: The overall structure of the course


Residency Level (Year)

Educational field













Occupational diseases, toxicities 


7 months

Basis of occupational examination 

Occupational and environmental  health, ergonomic basis 

Epidemiology, Bio- statistics, research method 

Occupational Physiology,  rules and regulations 

Out-patient Clinic 

Documentation, history taking, Physical exam,



Clinical fields rotation

5 months


Industrial field visit 

Out -patient Clinic

Occupational medicine clinic


Out-patient Clinic 

Clinical fields rotation

12 months


Industrial field visit 


Occupational medicine clinic


Out -patient Clinic

Clinical fields rotation

11 months


Industrial field Visit 


Occupational medicine clinic

Health Network 

Introduction to occupational health services 

1 month




















Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Occupational Medicine Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: Dr. Zahra Banafsheh Alemohammad

Tel.:  (+98 21) 6640 5588

Email : alemohammadz@sina.tums.ac.ir


Address:  Department of Occupational Medicine, School of Medicine, PourSina St., Tehran, Iran.

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169

Email: admission@tums.ac.ir

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Ira



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