The Faculty of Medicine is divided into three units, namely Clinicum, Medicum and the Research Programs Unit. Clinicum and Medicum comprise departments which are responsible for academic disciplines.

Clinicum includes the clinical departments, the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, the Department of Public Health and the Department of Occupational Health Care.

The unit director is Professor Klaus Olkkola.

The Research Programs Unit (RPU) of the Faculty of Medicine is a high-level research community.  An international scientific advisory board evaluates and selects the research programmes and groups through a competitive application procedure every four to six years.

RPU director is Henna Tyynismaa.

Research Programs Unit

The current Research Programs are the following (until the end of 2025):