Tbilisi Medical Academy
Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TSA) is a self-governing higher education institution – a training university, staffed by highly qualified academic staff and conducting its activities at a very high level of standard. The University has a student-centred higher education institution, provides training in national and international healthcare professionals through an innovative approach and the use of evidence-based knowledge. Since its inception, TSA has raised more than 1,500 physicians and certified physicians who have successfully worked in leading clinics, universities and scientific research centres in Georgia and abroad. At the same time, it contributes to the development of Georgian society through its research-based activities.
TSA implements two educational programs: “Medical Case” and “English Language Medicine”. It was founded in 1992 by Georgian doctor, pediatric surgeon Petre Shotadze. After graduating from the Tbilisi State Medical Institute in 1970, all his medical, scientific and pedagogical activities were connected with the Tbilisi State Institute of Physicians (Georgian Medical Academy), where he went from postgraduate student to the director and rector of the Department of Pediatric Surgery. P. Shotadze initiated the establishment of the Tbilisi Medical Academy, which in 1999, after his death, was renamed the Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TSA).