Tashkent Medical Academy (TMA) is a prominent public university in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, known for its high-quality undergraduate and graduate medical education and research programs.
Established in 1920 as the Faculty of Medicine at Turkestan State University, it was later renamed the Tashkent Medical Institute in 1931. The institute was split into two separate medical universities in 1990, the First and Second Tashkent State Medical Institutes. In 2005, the academy was formed by merging the First and Second Tashkent State Medical Institutes, following a decree by President Islam Karimov.
TMA is the center for medical education and research in Uzbekistan, and it boasts six faculties, 52 departments, and a Multidisciplinary Clinic. The university's Interuniversity Research Scientific Laboratory also adds to its reputation as a leading research institution in medicine and life sciences.
TMA has three branches in Urgench, Termez, and Fergana, which function as independent institutions. With a rich history and a strong focus on innovation and excellence, TMA remains a top choice for aspiring medical professionals in Uzbekistan and beyond.