Community Medicine is a major of medical sciences emphasizing the right for health for every individual in order to ensure equitable, maintain and promote the health of society. This field of science identifies and measures health problems at the community level and provides the evidence-based effective programs and interventions. Department of Community Medicine is one of the educational departments of the Faculty of Medicine that offers its educational services in both basic and clinical levels of medical education. The Department of Community Medicine of Zanjan Medical School has been active since 1995. The mission of the Department of Community Medicine is training of students who have sufficient knowledge and skills toward continuous assessment of the health needs of individuals and communities, planning preventive medicine services and evaluating health programs.