Farabi Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)
As Iran's most prestigious institute in Ophthalmology and relying on our background, available facilities, and being single-specialty, we have committed to provide comprehensive, diverse and up to date range of basic, specialized and sub-specialized ophthalmic services- inpatient and surgery- especially to low-income people in Tehran and in the country and in ophthalmic emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
As chair of Ophthalmology at TUMS, our mission is to provide training to the required human resources in general (medical student), specialized (residency), sub-specialized (fellowship) levels.
Innovation and edge of knowledge expansion in ophthalmology especially in new national, regional, and technological fields, introduction of new educational methods, establishment of complementary (and interdisciplinary) programs, local and international researcher training, and improving public health and prevention of blindness are among our missions in research area/scope.
We want to be pioneer and distinguished at University and in the country by honoring patients and their companions, developing ethics and professional capacity, achieving personnel satisfaction (through discrimination prevention, meritocracy governance, and public participation), benefiting from IT, respecting safety, occupational, and professional standards, clinical governance, improving efficiency and quality, and having commitment to environmental requirements to provide a model in organizational excellence in health sector.