The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (FMUL), founded in 1911, is currently the largest Faculty of Medicine in Portugal, whose main purpose is to contribute to the progress of Medical Sciences and the development of a more human and patient-centered Scientific Medicine.

Since 1956, FMUL has been located in the Santa Maria Hospital, with which it integrates, together with the Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM - Lisboa), the Lisbon Academic Medical Center.