Department of Medicine

The mission of the Department of Medicine is to educate medical students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to the highest professional standards; to identify pathophysiological mechanisms, and to prevent and treat diseases.

The Department supports staff members involved in both basic science and healthcare delivery. Divisions include pathology, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, anesthesiology, internal medicine, geriatric medicine, radiology, nuclear medicine, dermatology, sport and exercise medicine, nephrology, hepatology, endocrinology and metabolism, haematology, rheumatology, and nutrition.

The main focal areas are medical education, basic research, and clinical investigation. The Department is home to 103 full-time faculty members, 60 MD students, 445 PhD students. In 2011, Department members received nearly 4 million euro in funding from both national and international public and private institutions. It has 15 units able to provide extensive MD and PhD programmes in the fields of academic and basic science.


Dipartimento di  Medicina (DIMED) 

Via Giustiniani, 2 - 35128 Padova
tel. +39 0498218652 - fax +39 0498211886
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