Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University is considered to be one of the oldest and well-known universities in Russia. RNIMU named after N.I. Pirogova is the only medical university in Russia to which the National Research University category is assigned. Also known as “Second Moscow” is a parent organization of the Moscow cluster of medical technologies “Yuzhny”, uniting more than 20 scientific and production organizations to coordinate efforts to develop new medical technologies and their implementation in practical healthcare based on the principles of translational medicine, and is the coordinator of the East European Scientific and Educational Medical Cluster. Is also a leading scientific and educational medical center providing training for doctors (specialties – medical business, pediatrics, dentistry), pharmacists, clinical psychologists, social workers, as well as unique medical scientific personnel (specialties – medical biochemistry, medical cybernetics, medical biophysics).
The 6 Year Doctor of Medicine degree offered at Pirogov University is affiliated with all the large hospitals in Moscow and its medical graduates participate in hospital life during a series of internships. The Pirogov University is also considered as one of the largest medical universities conducting research across Molecular Medicine, Personalized Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, Pharmacy, Translational Medicine, Leadership and Health Management.
Currently, the University is creating a reference center for world-class preclinical translational studies.