Sumy State Medical University is attested according to the top educational level of accreditation. 200 teachers, among them 25 doctors of sciences, 150 candidates of sciences, including Honored educational workers of Ukraine, laureates of State prize of Ukraine perform educational, scientific, clinical and upbringing work at 17 medical departments and 7 general departments of Sumy State University. Medical Institute provides high-quality education to foreign students who are looking for quality education at affordable course fees. Medical Institute prepares specialists along the following education-qualification levels: specialists for the following specialties: "General medicine", "Preventive medicine" and "Dentistry", different postgraduate educational specialties.
In the undergraduate educational program, during six years of study, the students study differentfundamental and clinical disciplines. Studying encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of diseases. Modern medicine applies health science, biomedical and genetic researchers and medical technology to diagnose and treat injury and disease, through medication, surgery, or some other forms of treatment. Medical institute is widely known for its many innovative teaching, practical training and research programs with international cooperation.
Admission to the Medical Institute of Sumy State University takes place after the conclusion of a contract. Students study in groups of eight-ten students according to selected language. The second year students attend their clinical studies where they can gain experience in caring for the patients. Clinical disciplines are taught beginning from the third year of study. Students can study any topic of interest and to raise their knowledge in the departments students scientists community. All six years of the program must be passed successfully before students are permitted to graduate. Actively rages students life: programs of academic mobility, international conferences, summer foreign practice, operate student initiative, sports, health, and lifestyle volunteering.
From 2012 at the Medical Institute trained specialists in medical prophylaxis (specialty "Preventive medicine"). To study students used modern sanitation-epidemiological laboratories, where they will gain practical skills, also created a strong educational base. New opportunities for graduates: the status of a civil servant, working in expert laboratories, inspection bodies. After the specialty "Preventive Medicine" available to be specialised doctor: virologist, genetics, hygienists, nutritionists, epidemiologists, immunologists, a specialist in the organization and management of healthcare and others.
Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures, and their impact on the human body. To the layman, dentistry tends to be perceived as being focused primarily on human teeth, though it is not limited strictly to this. Dentistry is widely considered necessary for complete overall health.
The course of "Dentistry" in Medical Institute aims at preparing students for the industry by equipping them with all the necessary theoretical and clinical knowledge, practical skills. The students train the basic subjects of medical and biological disciplines, as well as various clinical subjects, which are so important for future work.
The structure of the newly formed entity of Sumy Medical Institute includes classrooms, students ambulatory, modern dental clinic, computer and phantom classes, equipped with the modern scientific and technical requirements.
Medical Institute of Sumy State University represents by 16 theoretical and clinical departments, employing 187 highly skilled scientists, of which 21 - MD, professors and more than 100 - PhDs.
Theoretical Departments of the Institute are located in a separate building, which houses the following research laboratories:
1. Center for morphological Research (light and electron microscopy, atomic absorption spectrophotometry, Laboratory of Biomechanics)
2. Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory
3. Microbiology Laboratory
4. Biochemistry Laboratory
5. Research Center of Molecular Genetic Research
6. Laboratory of biomaterials
Theoretical research departments cover the following areas: 1. Medical and biological aspects of water and salt and electrolyte metabolism of the body in health and disease (Professor Sikora V.Z., prof. Romaniuk A.N., prof. Bumeyster V.I. MD Pogorelov M.V.). 2. The role of the allelic polymorphism in the development of pathological processes and diseases (Prof. A. Ataman). 3. Creating biocompatible nanocomposite materials for orthopedic and surgery (Prof. Sukhodub L.F., MD Pogorelov M.V., prof. Sikora V.Z.). 4. Microelementhoses study (Prof. Sikora V.Z., MD Tkach G.F., prof. Markievich V.E.).
Training at the University is held in Ukrainian, Russian and English languages. Training in English language was applied in 2004 for students of the Medical Institute the first at the University.Since 2006 Medical Institute turned to educational process organization according to credit-module system with appraisal plan ESTC (European Credit Transfer System), which is one of the main stages of integration into European educational expenses that allow graduates of higher education institutions to be competitive at the labour-market and decide a point concerning educational documents recognition.
Since 2012 expanded the list of specialties, which is training in Medical Institute by opening specialty "Medical and preventive care." Decision of the State Accreditation Committee of Ukraine on December 27, 2012 SSU Medical Institute has the right to train specialists in "Dentistry". In 20 years of existence was becoming medical research institution, the Institute employed has its achievements and traditions. During this time of the institution issued nearly 2000 doctors, 1500 of them work in hospitals mainly Sumy Region.
Clinical departments are located in most hospitals in the city of Sumy, equipped with modern diagnostic equipment and participate in multi-center international studies.
The main directions of clinical research:
1. Cardiology, rheumatology (Prof. Pristupa L.N., prof. Orlovsky V.F.)
2. Problems of diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases and HIV / AIDS (Prof. Chemich N.D.)
3. Pediatrics (Prof. Markievich V.E., prof. Smiyan A.I.)
4. Surgery and Oncology (Prof. Kononenko N.G., prof. Leonov V.V., prof. Duzhiy I.D., Assoc. Vinnichenko I.A.)
5. Neurosurgery (Prof. Potanov A.A.)
6. Gynecology (Prof. Boyko A.I.)
7. Orthopedics (Prof. Shischuk V.D.)
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All clinical departments are located in the leading institutions of the regional center. They took the status of clinical department according to order of the Ministry of Health and the order of the Regional Administration. The status of clinical has: regional hospital for adults, hospital for children, Infection hospital, Clinic of Radiation protection , Hospital for Invalids of Great patriotic war , Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction, Oncology Center, Antiphthisic dispensary, venereology dispensary, neuropsychiatric dispensary, medical and sports clinic, City hospital № 1 , № 4, № 5, Clinical Hospital for children. The total bedspace of which is about 4000 beds.
Clinical facilities are equipped with modern equipment: CT, stationary pressure chamber, biochemistry analyzer, apparatus for extracorporeal detoxification, mechanical ventilationof lungs, cardiomonitors, radiological and endoscopic equipment, Ultrasonic diagnosis apparats, vehicle of artificial kidney and other. The teaching staff of the Institute use in their work the latest ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, encephalograph, Doppler, biochemical, clinical and ELISA analyzers kardiotonohrafy and many other devices.
Collectives of the clinical developed and enforced a number of regional programs. The aim of these is to improve the diagnosis, treatment, to prevent the disease and to reduct the harm of them.Among the regional programs are: "Antihepatitis" which help to make better the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic hepatitis of viral etiology. "Prevention of cerebrovascular diseases," according to the etiology and risk factors are studing, measures for prevention of stroke and rehabilitation patients are developing. Teachers take part in the implementation of state and regional programs, such as "Health", "Children of Ukraine", "Oncology", "Diabetes", "The program of prevention and treatment of hypertension in Ukraine", etc. ..
At the clinic or work plans to open regional diagnostic and treatment centers: hepatological (clinical infectious diseases), pancreohepatobiliar (clinical surgery), cerebrovascular disease (Neurology Clinic), gastrointestinal bleeding and diabetic foot (surgery and hospital care), psychosomatic disorders (Clinic of Psychiatry) and others.
Professors and associate professors conduct the clinical rounds of patients, counseling techniques in clinics and reviews of patients in hospitals almost all hospitals of Sumy. Assistant and clinical residents are treating patients of departments and make night duty.
Surgeons performed complex and sometimes unique surgery in surgical and oncological diseases. In Sumy for the first time region were put into practice such complex surgeries as: disemboweling of pelvic, pancreato-duodenal resection for cancer of the pancreas, lymph drainage of the thoracic duct and umbilical vein for chemotherapy, removing tumors of the anterior abdominal wall defect with plastic skin-muscle on the vascular
pedicle flap, resection of the lower lip with resection of the mandible and skin-grafting of the defect in the muscle flap vascular pedicle, shoulder-blade amputation, removal of tumors of the mediastinum sternal access lung removal and hemipericardium removal, parasternal limfadenektomia about breast cancer, removal ekstraabdominal desmoyid of the neck, flap and the plastic arts of autodermal layer and alloplasty nylon wall on the complex recurrent post-operative ventral hernias, organkeeping surgery for splenic injuries, right-side and left-side hemihepatektomia, inAtestinal-mesentery applique for acute and chronic adhesive disease with syndrome of acute intestinal obstruction.
The use of sodium hypochlorite solution of various concentrations in patients with purulent infection was Introduced in the clinic. Reasonable medical and diagnostic tactics in patients with perforated gastro-duodenal ulcer. For the first time in the region at the Otolaryngologic Clinic introduced endoscopic methods of diagnosis and manipulation of diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses. Methodologies of treatment of patients are improved on the disease of thyroid depending on immune status and other .
Significantly increased The level of emergency and urgent care to patients of the region wich involving of professors and associate professors become better. The question of visits the patient by doctors and consultants staff departments of the Medical institute is under constant control of the management of health care.
Over 100 new methodologies which every year are inculcated in medical diagnostic process, that help to improve the effective of treatment and diagnostics.
A great number of work are making: visits to regional health care facilities, review of medical records, working in consulting and appraisal committees, conferences, taking part in the work of UOZ college and etc.
The work of scientific and medical societies become more effective and interesting: infectious disease specialists, pediatricians, surgeons, internists, neurologists, obstetricians, where the heads are teachers of the institute.
More often regional research and practice conferences began to be conducted with edition of theses.
Reading of lectures is entered by the students of senior courses for students and students of middle educational establishments.
The faculty of clinical departments executing a large amount of health care during the summer practical training. Each year over 20 teachers involved in this work. Sumy clinical hospitals are the base summer practical training. The highly skilled specialists are managers of these base. The programs of practices for students of all courses in all disciplines, uniform diary of practices, continuous application of practical skills are developed. The students show during the practice the reveal qualitative theory, deontological knowledge, skills for their practical implementation.
Making a great part of health care and treatment work, faculty Medical Institute does not stop there, not complacency, but rather trying to find new forms to improve efficiency of treatment, diagnosis and prevention.
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Foreign delegations are often visit us (from Poland, Franse, Nigeria, Tanzania, Norway, Australia, Russia and others). They are the ambassadors of foreign countries and staff of embassies, representatives of higher medical institutes, funds, companies and private persons. It has already become a tradition to hold international scientific and practical conferences, seminars and symposia at our Medical Institute. Both our post-graduates from abroad and partners on mutual research works visit us, foreign lecturers give lectures in different languages. International relations of the Institute are growing, broadening, getting stronger and it’s an evidence of progressive scientific and pedagogical potential of the Medical Institute.
The University has established various contacts with medical schools and healthcare institutions of several countries and international organizations in the areas of medical education and healthcare.
SSU MEDICAL INSTITUTE OFFER FOR STAFF IN FRAMES OF ERASMUS MUNDUS We are working on further expansion of international cooperation, the involvement of our staff and students to participate in international projects, in international competitions for grants, travel expenses of the teaching staff for teaching and research, internships, joint research with foreign laboratories medical institutions, concluding direct agreements on cooperation with foreign educational and research institutions and others.