The faculty of Military Medicine of the YSMU was etablished on 19 May, 1994 under the N232 decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, on the bases of the YSMU chair of medical service organization and extreme medicine.
In the process of establishing the YSMU faculty of Military-Medicine and enacting the abovementioned decission, the unforgetable the unforgetable was the contribution was that of at-that-time ARM Defence Minister S. A. Sargsyan, ARM Minister of Healthcare A. S. Babloyan, and ARM Minister of Higher Education V. Gnuni.
Great contribution was also made by Chief of ARM MoD Department of Military Medicine Colonel of medical services B. N. Harutyunyan and YSMU rector, academicos V. P. Hakobyan.
The YSMU faculty of Military Medicine was headed by Colonel of medical services S. S. Eghikyan (1994-1997), Candidate of Medical Sciences, Major of medical sciences M. H. Tumanyan (1997-1998), Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Colonel of medical services A. V. Ghazaryan (1998-2004), Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Lieutenant-Colonel of medical services D. S. Mkhitaryan (2004-2008), Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Colonel of medical services S. G. Galstyan (2009 till presentsince 2009).
The recruitment of the faculty with students in 1994-1995 was realised by recruiting 5th year students from the faculties of medicine, pediatristic, sanitariy-hygenic faculties, and in 1996 first year students were also recruited.
Up to todayUntil now the faculty has had 425 graduates, 30 of whom graduated with a Diploma with Honors. The majority of them are now serving in ARM frontaire detachments, in NKR Defence Army, in central cl clinical military and garrison hospitals, ARM AF Department of Military Medicine, as well as in the faculty of Military Medicine, etc.
Under the Officers in Reserve program of the Faculty students of other YSMU faculties as well as clinical residency students also receive military and military-medical education, as well as clinical residency students.
Today there are is 1 Doctor, Professor of Medical Sciences, 2 Candidates of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, 4 Candidates of Medical Sciences, and 2 lecturers are ofrcing working on their thesis for candidacy.
The officers, lecturers and cursants of the faculty are actively participating in the social life of the YSMU. An auditorium devoted to perished doctor-freedom fighters was created in the Faculty of Military Medicine. In the framework of military-patriotic events coursants visit Erablur and Mayr Hayastan (Mother Armenia) memorials.