UMSA introduction

Poltava Ukrainian Medical & Stomatological Academy (UMDA),is one of the largest and best medical universities of the former USSR. Since then, over 40,000 highly skilled doctors, well known scientists, researchers, health service organizers from Ukraine, Russia, other European countries, Asian, African and American countries have graduated from UMDA.

By studying at UMDA, students gain their professional experience at 26 specialized bases-multifield medical and preventive organizations and research institutes and 28 specially equipped clinical bases-leading city hospitals, under the supervision of experienced specialists.

There are two scientific research institutes:the Institute of Medical Family Problems and Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics. Modern treatment methods such as kidney transplantation, open-heart surgeries with artificial blood circulation, extracorporal blood purification, biochemoabsorbtion and many others are applied in most of the clinics almost every day. Due to the high level of specialists training, UMDA or UMDA is one of the most attractive Ukrainian Medical Universities for foreign students.

More than 4,200 students from USA, India, Russia, Germany, Poland, Greece, Israel, China, Malaysia, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Peru, Palestine, Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, Syria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Pakistan and many other countries study at UMDA.

In total more than 52,000 highly qualified doctors, well-known scientists, researchers, health service organizers from Ukraine, Russia, other CIS countries and as well as from 96 countries of the world from Africa, Asia, Europe and Americas have graduated from the POLTAVA STATE NATIONAL MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY.

Among them were more than 8000 foreign students from all over the world including 3 Doctors and 70 Candidates of Medical Science, about 200 clinical post-graduates (residents).

According to the Ukrainian Health Ministry Order N°148 of March 22, 2004 UMDA has been appointed as Regional Centre of Bologna Process managing in Ukraine.

In 2005/06 academic year, UMDA has started teaching its students in accordance with the Bologna Agreement on specialists training using the credit-modular system, and upon completion of their education the students will obtain the Specialist Degree of European standard.

UMDA students will be able to study various academic modules at practically any European medical University and after getting the Specialist Degree they will have very attractive employment prospective

UKRAINIAN MEDICAL AND DENTAL ACADEMY“UMDA” has been recognized the best training-methodical centre among Ukrainian medical universities in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011 and was awarded with certificates from Ukrainian Health Ministry and Ministry of Education.

Students of POLTAVA NATIONAL MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY “UMDA” can make transfers of their credits to any other European medical university anytime after completing their first year of education at USMA. UKRAINIAN MEDICAL AND DENTAL ACADEMY “USMA” is the regional centre for Bologna process managing in Ukraine.

POLTAVA NATIONAL MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY “UMDA” works actively for transfer of students from other European universities to USMA and from USMA to other universities of Europe and Americas. Transfer to other European universities are made under bologna process and to the universities of Canada and USA on the basis of the agreements of USMA with this Universities.

UKRAINIAN MEDICAL STOMATOLOGICAL ACADEMY “UMDA” has signed for cooperation and for students transfer with almost 160 different Universities of the different countries among them are the universities of CIS, Europe, Canada, USA and with some Arabic countries.

At the UKRAINIAN MEDICAL DENTAL/STOMATOLOGICAL ACADEMY “USMA” there are eight faculties including preparatory faculty for foreign students. The UKRAINIAN MEDICAL DENTAL/STOMATOLOGICAL ACADEMY

trains specialists along the following education / qualification levels: Junior specialists, specialists, Masters for the following specialties:

  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Post-Graduate Education
  • Preparatory Department
  • Medical clinic of Umda

The history of the formation and development of health (medical) faculty

Given the needs of doctors in Poltava profile in 1971 when the Poltava Medical Dental Institute was opened treatment (now Medical) Department. The first dean of the medical faculty was professor VF Postnikov (1971 – 1973), in a little while Dean was appointed associate professor VI Sanika (1973 – 1977). These deans had great organizational work on the formation of personnel, organization

of educational process. During its existence the department has trained almost 8,000 medical practitioners, surgeons, obstetricians – gynecologists, neurologists, optometrists, urologists, infectious disease, many doctors of other specialties, not only for the Poltava region, and all of Ukraine, the Middle abroad. 30 years ago to create institute faculty were invited specialists of high qualifications

from other educational and medical institutions. More than a quarter century on the faculty are professors PY Chumak, AP Gasyuk, GT Dream Interpretation, JP Kostylenko EA Vorobyov, MA Biophysics. Under the faculty deans vybyralys professors VP Mishchenko (1977 – 979), JA Maksymuk (1977 – 1983), JP Kostylenko (1986 – 1991), Associate Professor: A. Lagutin (1983 – 1986), V.

Bobyrov (1991 – 1992), BF Shish (1992 – 1993), IP Katerenchuk (1993 – 2001), BP Lysenko (2001 – 2002), GM Traverse (2002 – 2006), T. Krjuchko (2007).

Dean of the Medical Faculty Ryabushko Nikolai, PhD, Associate Professor of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology of Clinical Immunology and Allergology. Born in 1963 in the village. Panchenko Lebedinsky district of the Sumy region. In 1985 he graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sumy State Pedagogical Institute .. AS Makarenko. From 1985 to 1990 he worked as a teacher and school

principal. From 1990 to 1991, he was elected 1st Secretary Lebedinsky LCD LKSMU (MDS) Sumy region. From 1991 to 1997 he studied at the Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy for medical school. In 1998 he graduated from the Master in “therapy”. Since 1998 Assistant Professor, and since 2003 Associate Professor of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology UMSA. In 2002 he defended

his thesis on “Therapeutic and preventive efficiency of natural sorbent and antioxidants in the body is prolonged fluoride” and received the title of candidate of medical sciences. Ryabushko MM is the author of 18 scientific and methodological papers and 3 patents of Ukraine. The main thrust of research papers on directions: Toxicology. Prevention. Antioxidants.

Specialty currently enrolled student in 1221, of which 769 persons – the budget form. Faculty of Medicine of Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy are trained in “medicine”.

Faculty of Medicine of Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy staffed by qualified scientific and pedagogical staff: 281 teachers, including 53 medical doctors and professors and 177 candidates of medical sciences and professors, among them – 7 Honored Scientist of Ukraine, 6 Honoured Physicians of Ukraine, 2 State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology 27 academicians specialized academies.

Training is conducted in 23 departments. All clinical departments are headed by professors.The main focus of the Faculty is to train highly qualified professionals who know their job well, are highly basic and vocational training aimed at achieving high end results of public health, educated in the spirit of progress and achievements of world science and culture. Medical School Graduates receive a state diploma, which reflects a higher education in “medicine”.

The main strategic objective of the medical faculty – training a new generation of specialists capable of operating in a competitive environment of modern society. Therefore, from 2005 to the educational process and the course started by European standards of quality training by the Bologna Convention.

Formed and fruitful scientific work – teaching school: Pathology (Head – Doctor of Medicine, Professor Anatoly P. Gasyuk) Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (Head – Honored Worker of Science of Ukraine, MD, professor Bobyrov Viktor) therapy ( Director – MD, Katerenchuk Ivan), childhood diseases (Head – MD, Traverse Galina M.), which provides research for Masters and postgraduate courses.


Material and technical base of the Faculty

Faculty of Medicine established adequate material base, which fully supports the training of the specialty “General Medicine”, and is generally consistent with the training at the appropriate level. Department has to balance the building, including three academic buildings, two dormitories, a dining room, household enclosures, vivarium, health and sports camp, the total area is 29,677 m2. Per

student falls 12.8 m2 for the educational process that meets the standards for educational activities. Clinical Faculty located in all provincial and municipal hospitals of Poltava bed which is 6095 beds

used in the learning process and to provide practical training to students at the appropriate level. Department of Clinical and therapeutic base equipped with modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, which enables the modern to the diagnosis and treatment using the latest scientific achievements.

To conduct research and improve medical diagnostic assistance field at the academy created: Regional Diagnostic Center, a center for the study and testing of surgical sutures and implants, training and advisory diabetes center, medical diagnostic science and Rehabilitation Center, training and consultative pulmonary Center, Gastroenterological Research and Consulting Center, Poltava regional

center of cell and tissue therapy, neurophysiological laboratory, laboratory manipulation, Center of Genetics and Reproduction Family Training Center of neonatal resuscitation.

The faculty developed a computer-based training of basic computer classes, each of which is mounted profile of the department. Various training activities are carried on separate computers and chairs.Enacted modern computer labs and Internet-class, with the possibility of free high-speed access to the Internet.

The faculty uses modern multimedia technology training that can maximize the ways in which information to approximate the conditions created in the lecture halls, the terms of future daily activities doctor. In the medical department stipulates the methodology of the educational process. Teachers introduce the learning process of modern technology, the latest educational achievements, new advanced technologies and treatments.

One of the main challenges for the future is the specialist level of professional training in a competitive job market. It encourages teachers to intensive search methods, improving the monitoring of students and preparing teaching documentation, including the development of guidelines, manuals, teaching development, integrated programs for self workshops. Team teachers faculty holds fruitful

work to create manuals in accordance with the curriculum and the current requirements issued in the state language. Widely used in the study of special and general subjects find tutorials created by teachers Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy for medical education UMSA. Large and productive work done by the best teachers – Methodists to establish new programs in basic disciplines and adapting

existing programs to the curriculum. Lectures and workshops conducted with the use of multimedia programs, training videos, slides, kodohram, visual aids and content involving patients. In the organization of the work of a significant role to Academy Library, which ensures students training, background and technical literature. Library of 361,922 copies, including 12,767 copies of textbooks.

The structure of the educational process

Training in “Medicine” carried out in accordance with the schedule of the training process, which provides the duration of the training sessions, the timing of production practices, examinations and state certification, vacation. Faculty in close cooperation with the administration and management bodies Academy created the objective conditions for an adequate quality level educational work by

optimizing the method and content of training, rigor and objectivity in the assessment of knowledge, improve material welfare of the educational process, it individualization, enhance education in the learning process. The main bases for clinical practice are hospitals of Poltava and Poltava region, as well as regional centers of Ukraine. In general, clinical meets the logistical and methodological

support for the manufacturing practices of all courses at the appropriate level.

Leisure students of medical faculty

Medical School Students actively participate in the work of cultural and educational activities (Head – Nikina Natalia A.) where created song ensemble “Mallows” brass band and other student groups. In each course (and even more – the faculty) traditionally established team of cheerful and smart. Comic Medical School “FILINZ” – winner of the student league CEC of Ukraine, winner of the festival fun and smart clubs “Pearl umorya – 2005.” Sports fans in the department of physical education are sports section.

For success in training students can get thanks, premium, high scholarship, a Fellow of the President of Ukraine and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, and students budget learning with high performance results have right at the end of the first study to choose the distribution place to work. Medical School Students and create active in community organizations Academy: student councils, student parliament, trade union committees.

For students the necessary social conditions for training, accommodation, medical care, nutrition and physical improvement of the students. Medical School Students live in dormitories 2 total area of 11,684 m2 (living area of 5703 m2). At the hostel number 4 completed block reception area of 1604 m2, which placed the department of physical education and health. The group are 4 gyms.

Students and faculty members have the opportunity in their free time to engage in extra spacious gyms, improve their physical condition at the gym. All dormitories Academy 100 percent of soft and hard implements, enacted laundry. Students serve restaurant and 3 bars to 318 seats. In the summer, the academy is health and sports camp for 100 places for students, staff and faculty, located in

the beautiful suburb.

The faculty trained 11 students, orphans, who are on full state provided, 28 students – victims of the Chernobyl accident and 19 disabled students. These students are entitled to the extraordinary settlement in a dormitory and receive an additional stipend. One time during the school year, students conducted a medical examination in order to identify clinical patients treated in clinical records,

and have the opportunity to receive vouchers for the rest of the student camp.