Babol School of Medicine was established in 1983 as the first of its kind in the north of Iran. One of the important characteristics of this school is that the majority of its faculty members are highly motivated and skilled natives pioneering in the provision of educational, research and therapeutic services. At present this school has more than 200 faculty members.
The basic sciences departments of this school are anatomy and genetics, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, biophysics, mycology, parasitology, immunology and microbiology.
The clinical departments are pathology, radiology, internal medicine, ophthalmology, general surgery, orthopedics, urology, neurosurgery, anesthesia, infectious diseases, pediatrics, gynecology and obstetrics, psychiatry, speech therapy and social medicine.