Divisions & Departments :

FMHS has the following three divisions::

  • Human Medicine
  • Medical Labs
  • Higher Nursing

All these three divisions fall under the management of one dean, assisted by the following four Deputies (who are teachers in the faculty):

  1. The Vice Dean for Student Affairs,
  2. The Vice Dean for Academic Affairs & Postgraduate Studies,
  3. The Vice Dean for Hospitals Affairs - Head of Clinical Department, and
  4. The Vice Dean for Community Service.

FMHS has 19 educational departments distributed under four Scientific Directorates to facilitate the administrative process. Each Directorate is headed by one chief. The Directorate organizes and oversees the conduct of the educational process. The Department is considered to be the scientific unit that is academically in charge of the specialization assigned to it..

Basic Medical Sciences Directorate, Clinical Medical Sciences Directorate, Applied Medical Sciences and Laboratories Directorate, and The higher Nursing (Division)

FMHS Academic Departments and Directorates:-

Basic Medical Sciences Directorate

Clinical Medical Directorate

Applied Departments and laboratories

  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Tissues
  • Physiology
  • General Surgery
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pediatric
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Radiology
  • Special Internal Medicine
  • Forensics and Toxins
  • Community Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Microbiology
  • Hematology
  • Parasites

Higher Nursing Division

Higher Nursing


The Medical Education Development Centre (MEDC) was established by the decision of the Sana’a University Rector No. 672 of 2002. It marks an important event at FMHS since it is competent to review FMHS curricula and train FMHS teachers on the development of educational programs and on modern methods in the teaching and learning processes. Its duties include promoting the development and implementation of the Continuing Education Plan. This center oversees the Quality Assurance & Academic Accreditation Unit and the Sana’a University Journal of Medical Sciences.