Perm State Medical University is titled after Academician EA Wagner. It is recognized by a significant scientific center which is recognized for higher medical education and scientific research. PSMU is one of the leading medical universities of Russia. There is a staff of 569 highly-qualified lecturers, candidate of medical sciences. In the staff, there 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 the faculty members have a medical degree. This is the highest among the medical universities of the country and among the universities of Perm region.
Every year, the university is leading in the utility models and in the number of patents for inventions among HEI (Higher Education Institution) of the region. In health and education of the Perm region, Higher Education Institution plays an important role in the fulfillment of national projects.
There are modern computer classes, electronic reading room, and a center of practical skills and abilities in the University. The University also offers distance learning course for international students. Later, in the year 2014, the Academy assigned the status of University.