Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy
Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy is a self-governed higher education institution – a teaching university, with highly qualified academic and staff, which conducts its activities in accordance with all applicable laws and TMA regulations.
TMA provides three educational programs: 6 Year Medicine (English), Medicine (Georgian) and Dentistry (Georgian).
The Mission of TMA is to innovate and enrich medical professionals having modern knowledge and scientific-research skills, by providing a student-oriented learning environment and the educational programs at international level.
The main Goal of Academy is to elaborate independent and critical thinking, scientific reasoning abilities, and reasonable judgments among students, in order to support their development into highly qualified specialists.
The main objectives of TMA are:
- Upbringing of highly trained and qualified medical professionals with leadership qualities;
- Creating new knowledge through medical research based on society needs;
- Sharing knowledge to ensure sustainable development of the society.
Tbilisi Medical Academy Vision 2024
Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) aims to create an attractive environment for studying, scientific research and continuous development for students, researchers and academic personal.
In response to the always-changing medical field and modern challenges, TMA thrives to establish its position both on national and global educational map through promotion of academic excellence and critical thinking.
The Academy acknowledges its responsibilities towards the public and strives to cope with existing challenges and justify high expectations.
Tbilisi Medical Academy was founded in 1992 by notable Georgian physician, pediatric surgeon, Petre Shotadze. After graduation of Tbilisi State Medical University in 1970, whole his doctoral, scientific and academic activities were connected to Tbilisi State Institute of Postgraduate Education for Physicians, where he went from being a postgraduate student to the Head of Pediatric Surgery and to the Rector. In 1999, following the demise of Dr. Shotadze, Tbilisi Medical Academy was renamed as “Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy”. Since its foundation, TMA has grown up more then 1500 graduates who work successfully in leading Georgian and International Hospitals, Universities and Scientific Centres.