The Siberian State Medical University is a medical school in Tomsk, Russia. Previously, it was called the Tomsk Medical Institute. Founded in 1878 as the Faculty of Medicine of the Imperial Tomsk University, opened in 1888, this is one of Russia's oldest medical schools. The school is also the oldest medical school east of the Urals. The current Acting Rector is Olga Kobyakova. In a 2003 rating of the 100 best Russian universities by the magazine "Career Formula", the school was rated third out of all medical schools in Russia. A rating of universities by the Russian Ministry of Higher Education rated the school second among all Russian medical schools.Academic divisionsThe school offers the following disciplines:Medical Doctors PediatricPharmaceuticalMedicine–Biology Higher Education for NursesAdvanced Training and Professional Development Management and Economics in Health CareClinical Psychology and PsychotherapySocial Work A list of degrees conferred and the required study: Medical Doctor Medical Doctor — Pediatrician Master of Pharmacy Doctor – Biochemist Doctor – Biophysicist Doctor – Cyberneticist Economist – Manager in Health Care Medical Nurse with Higher Education Candidate of Medical Science Doctor of Medical Science Economist – Manager in Health Care Clinical Psychologist Social Worker Students may enter exchange programs with The University of Michigan, Medical University of Ohio, Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine and the Sorbonne.