The mission of the department is to graduate, in integrative manner with other departments , doctors who are remarkably efficient and safe and to maintain a distinguished creative researches that try to solve mainly local medical problems. It also encourages community orientation by identifying health problems and risk factors that could contribute at maintaing a distinguished level of health services . The department also aims at enduring a comprehensive continuous medical education program. In addition ; the members of the department are sharing actively in the treatment of patients in the main hospital of Basrah centre, and participate in all health committees of Basrah health directorate to affair their services to Basrah citizens. In order to achieve a high standard health services in Basrah particular and in Iraq as a whole.