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From unraveling the genetic mysteries of life to waging battle against the scourges of old age, researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Faculty of Medicine are in the forefront of medical science, seeking the causes and cures of human affliction. Since its inception in 1946 by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Hadassah Women's Zionist Organization, the Faculty of Medicine has ensured the training of highly skilled professionals well-versed in the latest developments in clinical medicine and biomedical research.
Today's Faculty encompasses five schools which offer comprehensive curricula to serve tomorrow's medical needs. Besides the Medical School, the Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Public Health and Community Medicine provide the education and skills which have enabled the Faculty's graduates to play a major role in establishing and maintaining the highest standards of research and treatment in Israel. The Faculty has earned an international reputation as a leading research institution through its pioneering efforts and scope of scientific inquiry. It has created an environment where preclinical and clinical medicines interact to facilitate innovative approaches in research, education and health care.


Full Professors Reg. Track (clinical and preclinical) 92
Associate Professors Reg. Track (clinical and preclinical) 118
Clinical Track 51
Senior Lecturers (Tenured) Reg. Track (clinical and preclinical) 75
Clinical Track 72
Research or Teaching faculty
(non-tenure line)
Lecturers (clinical and preclinical) 88
Instructors (clinical) 141
Researchers 60
PhD at Hadassah Hospital 16
Emeritus 24
Total Including Emeritus 737
Excluding Emeritus 713

Faculty Structure (Data 2016)

The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine (1949)
MD Reg Track (Est. 1949) 6+1 years program
MD Military Track Discipline (Est. 2009*)
6+1 years program
Medical Sciences
M.D. M.D. B.Med.Sc. M.Sc Ph.D.
679 365 174 170 222
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Pharmacy
B.Pharm M.Sc. Clinical D.Pharm Ph.D.
371 52 55 78
The Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health & Community Medicine
M.P.H. I.M.P.H. M.H.A. Ph.D. MD-M.P.H.
70 21 20 27 9
The Hebrew University-Hadassah Henrietta Szold School of Nursing
B.S.N. M.S.N.
680 57
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Occupational Therapy
B.O.T. M.H.A. Ph.D.
240 59 15
Total 2015/16 Registered

Faculty distinctions (includes Emeriti & Alumni)

Nobel Prize 2
EMET Prize 5
Israel Prize 22
Wolf Prize 2
Rothschild Prize 4
Rappaport Prize 3
ERC Grants 23

Centers, Divisions and Institutes

Alex Grass Center for Drug Design and Synthesis of Novel Therapeutics
David R. Bloom Center for Studies and Research in Pharmacy
Dr. Adolph and Klara Brettler Medical Research Center
Chanock Center for Virology
Hubert H. Humphrey Center for Experimental Medicine and Cancer Research
Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology
Sanford Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Faculty & Inter-Faculty Departments & Units

Pain Research Center
Diabetes Research Center
Bioinformatics Unit
Core Research Facility
History of Medicine Department
Pathology Department
DNA Micro-array Gene Therapy Center
Postgraduate Medical Education Institute
Medical Computer Department
P3 Standard Secure Laboratory of highly infectious agents (i.e. HIV, TB, Hepatitis)
Prion Laboratory
SPF Animal Facility
Transgenic Mice Unit
Vaccine Facility

Affiliated Hospitals and Research Institutions

The Hadassah-H. University Hospitals including both Ein Kerem & Mt. Scopus
Shaare Tzedek Medical Center
Bikur Holim Hospital affiliated to Shaare Tzedek Medical Center (from 2013)
Herzog Psychiatric and Rehabilitation Hospital
Talbiya Psychiatric and Rehabilitation Hospital
Eitanim-Kfar Shaul Psychiatric and Rehabilitation Hospital
All Kupat Holim Clalit (HMO) Clinics and Hospitals in the Jerusalem area
Kaplan Medical Center
Assaf Harofeh Medical Center Nursing


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