Faculty of Postgraduate Education of Samarkand State Medical University By order of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated September 29, 1980, a faculty for advanced training and retraining of doctors was established as part of the Samarkand State Medical Institute. The first dean of the faculty was Priev Israel Gavrilovich. Then the department was headed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor A.M. Aslanov (1983-1992) From 1992 to 1995, candidate of medical sciences, associate professor A.A. Davidyan was active until 2007. In 1995 - 2008, head of the neonatology course of the FPC, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor K.R. Dilmuradova worked as the dean of the faculty. In 2008, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor L.R. Aghababyan, who worked until 2011. From 2011 to 2015, the department was headed by Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor A.K.Shakhriev.
According to the order of the rector of the Samarkand State Medical Institute No. 326-y dated March 23, 2017, further improvement of the medical personnel training system, constant updating of their professional knowledge and practical skills in working with modern medical equipment and information technologies, local and in order to effectively use the latest achievements in the field of world medicine, using the human resources and material and technical base of the Samarkand State Medical Institute, in order to expand the possibilities for training and retraining of practical healthcare specialists, the departments of faculties and the qualification of teachers of medical colleges were reorganized, the faculty for advanced training and retraining was included in the faculty for the improvement of doctors, and the name of the faculty improvement of doctors changed to the faculty of postgraduate education.