Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research

DORA | Iran

Secretariat of the Council for Undergraduate Medical Education (part of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education)*


Duration and levels of accreditation

At present, accreditation decisions are formative and not summative.

Accreditation standards

  • Curriculum
  • Clinical medical teaching
  • Examination regulations

Evaluation process

  • Self-study
  • Site visit
  • Review of all resources
  • Interviews with students and staff
  • Questionnaires completed by students and staff
  • Meetings
  • Report

Outcome/consequences of accreditation


Description of accreditation organization

Governmental body under the Ministry of Health and Medical Education

* This accrediting agency is currently recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Programme for Recognition of Accreditation Agencies. This recognition by WFME does not imply that all medical schools operating in this country are currently accredited by the agency. Please refer to the accrediting agency directly for information regarding the accreditation status of specific medical schools.

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