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Sub-Specialty of Allergy and Immunology




Allergy and Immunology


Immunology as a medical Sciences branch has had marked development in parallel to all other parts of Medicine. Immunology Science Developments and more Information about Human Defense Mechanism have made this Science a Core model in diagnosis the Causes and nature of a wide spectrum of diseases. 
On the other hand, study of Diseases originated from Immune System Disorders or Incompetence with the pictures of Immunodeficiency, Allergy, Autoimmunity, cancer… had been effective in illustrating the complexity of Immune System.
Clinical Immunology and Allergy is a Clinical Medical Course and the graduates at the end of Training program, will become competent in different Allergy fields like Asthma, Nasal Ophthalmic allergies, eczema a, Anaphylaxis, drug Allergies, and Primary and Secondary Immunodeficiencies, autoimmunity, and related diseases.
These subspecialists will provide individual and community health in different related fields of Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, rehabilitation, Research and Education.


Program Duration


The Allergy and Immunology program lasts at least 36 months (full-time).




Training of Competent, Knowledgeable, liable subspecialists for service provision and Continuous Health Promotion through Diagnostic, Therapeutic, Preventive, Educating and Researching and Science Production Fields of Clinical Immunology and Allergy. 
Specific Competencies and Skills (At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills): 
• Immunodeficiency evaluation
• Skin Allergic Test 
• Patch Test 
• Autoantibody Test 
• Delayed Hypersensitivity Tests 
• Simple Spirometry 
• Exercise respiratory Test
• Bronchodilator Respiratory Test
• Nasal Smearing and Eosinophils Measurement 
• IGE Measurement (serum specific,total)
• Immunoglubin Measurement 
• Isohemagglutinin Measurement 
• CH50 Measurement 
• Flocitometry Measurement 
• Blood Smear preparation 
• C3/C5 Measurement 
• Chemotaxis test 
• IVIG injection 
• Pulmonary function test


Methods of Instruction


This program is based on the following strategies: 
• Task based learning
• A combination of student- and teacher-based learning 
• Problem-based learning 
• Hospital based learning 
• Subject-directed learning 
• Systematic learning
• Evidence-based learning 
• Disciplinary learning with some integration as required 
• Community-oriented learning 

Methods of Instruction
• Bedside teaching in the Immunology and Allergy wad, a portion of 5 days per week for a period of 12 months;
• Teaching in outpatient allergy clinics and Immunology and Immunodeffeiciency clinic, a portion of 4 days per week for 6 months;
• Teaching in related departments and divisions such as Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Dermatology, Pulmomnology, Laboratory, etc. for 12 months; 
• Research center for 2 months 
• Participating in the ground round, journal club, case-based discussions, book review conferences, and some workshops on research methodology and how to write a paper.



Who Can Attend?


Pediatricians, Internal Medicine Specialists


Admission Requirements


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


Application 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, and the deadline for the February intake is October 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.



Program Curriculum


For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Sub-Specialty of Allergy and Immunology.



Contact Information


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

Tel.: (+98 21) 8889 6692 & 94, Ext.: 318 or 319

Fax: (+98 21) 8889 6696


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


Alternatively, you can contact the Office of Vice-Dean for International Affairs at TUMS School of Medicine through the following:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8898 9487

Fax: (+98 21) 6405 3431



Address: TUMS School of Medicine, Pour Sina St., Enghelab St., Tehran 1417613151, Iran



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