Today Perm State Medical University named after Academician EA Wagner- a major recognized scientific center of higher medical education and scientific research, one of the leading medical universities of Russia.
The University employs 569 highly qualified teachers , including 143 doctors and 354 candidate of medical sciences . Among them are the laureates of the State Prize, Honored Scientist of Russia, Honored Worker of Higher School, honored doctors of Russia, winners of the regional awards of outstanding scientists of the Perm region of Professor PA Yasnitsky, holders of diplomas Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the fellows of state scientific scholarships to outstanding scientists and talented young scientists of Russia, fellows of the Perm region. 87.7% of full-time faculty members have a degree. This is the highest among the universities of Perm region and one of the highest among medical universities of the country.
Scientists PGMU successfully develop scientific issues relevant for the Permian health and for the health of the Russian Federation: . cardiology, pediastrics, surgery, neurology, dentistry, epidemiology and other areas.
Every year the University is leading in the number of patents for inventions and utility models among higher educational institutions of the region.
HEI plays key role in the implementation of national projects in health and education of the Perm region.
The University has a center of practical skills and abilities, electronic reading room, modern computer classes. Actively introducing Internet technology, electronic information systems and deploying interactive multimedia solutions. Work preparatory courses for students and foreign students and distance learning center.
The university provides training foreign citizens in programs of pre-university, undergraduate and postgraduate education. Currently studying at the University of foreign citizens from 21 countries of near and far abroad.
In the context of the Bologna process and the expansion of international relations is increasing every year the number of international scientific and practical conferences on the basis of the university and with the participation of employees PGMU.
Since 1997, the Perm Medical University- a member of the European Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE).
In 2014, the Academy assigned the status of University.