Monthly Archives: February 2017

TSMU Rector met with Student Government

Rector of Ternopil State Medical University Professor Mykhaylo Korda on February 21 met with representatives of the Student Council. Students and TSMU administration officials discussed issues of concern for students and the ways to resolve them.   Doctors in training shared their plans for  organizing activities and events. In particular, they are involved in the project “Health Trolley”. The main objective of the project is to promote healthy lifestyle among Ternopil residents and visitors. This project takes place within a framework  of city-wide initiative “Happiness Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University international students become involved in research

Recently TSMU Student Council initiated a workshop for international students to involve them in research. It was aimed to develop scientific capabilities of medical students and improve their professional skills. Partner of the event was TSMU branch of European Medical Students’ Association, which includes students from different countries. Head of the University’s Student Science Society Katheryna Halei spoke about what steps are needed to  initiate one’s research, how to develop research project and write scientific publications. She also introduced the work of SSS and explained Continue reading →

Outreach work of TSMU students

Recently, students Ternopil State Medical University who volunteer for the Red Cross, collaboration with the Youth Committee of Ternopil-Zboriv Archdiocese organized in Ternopil regional perinatal center “Mother and Child” a social event dedicated to the World Day of the patient. Young people aimed to give moral support to pregnant women on bed rest. They talked with the patients and presented them with small souvenirs.   The meeting and conversation were a pleasant surprise for the expectant mothers.  Their sincere smiles proved that attention and care Continue reading →

TSMU students from Morocco talked about their country on air

More than 1,500 international students nearly 60 countries study at Ternopil State Medical University. They are ambassadors of diverse and fascinating cultures, each possessing distinctive customs and traditions. Recently a TV station TTB invited young people from Morocco to speak about their country on the morning show. They also shared their impressions of Ukraine. Video of this broadcast is below.

Ternopil State Medical University student studied Canadian student governance

Recently Ternopil State Medical University student Taras Moroz had the opportunity to study organization and functioning of student government at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Canada. This Canadian University has been Ternopil State Medical University cooperation partner for over three years. “We were able to learn about student government at McEwan University thanks to the invitation of its president, Dr. David Atkinson. On this visit with me were two other students from Ukrainian partner universities: Zaryna Halimon (student of the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”) and Mykhailo Continue reading →

TSMU rector took part in the round table discussion in Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Public Health

On February 14th Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Public Health held a round table meeting “Status and perspectives of medical education in Ukraine”. Professor Mykhaylo Korda, rector of Ternopil State Medical University, took part in the event.        The main goal of the meeting was to discuss the issues facing the Ukrainian medical education system. The participants noted that it would be impossible to reform the health system and bring it to international standards without changing the basic paradigm of secondary and higher medical Continue reading →

Dentistry experts gave lectures in Ternopil State Medical University

A February 11th series of lectures gave instructors, dentist interns, and 5th year students of the Faculty of Dentistry an opportunity to listen to leading dental industry experts. Organized with the support of Ternopil State Medical University administration, this event had the theme “Fundamental approaches in modern dentistry.” The lecture cycle was initiated by  assistant professor of dentistry of the institute of postgraduate education Vitalii Scherba and “Biodenta” clinic dentist,  a specialist in prosthodontics Roman Kuts, who has also written a textbook Fundamentals of implanted Continue reading →

TSMU Indian students talked about their country with a local TV channel

Last week students of Ternopil State Medical University took part in the program “Morning with TTB”. They talked about customs, culture and features of their country. Parth Sabya Sachi, Priyanka Tyagi, Pramvir Rathee and Varsha Kashyap shared with Ternopil audience their impressions of India, told how Indians celebrate their national holidays, and how the students keep their traditions while studying at Ternopil State Medical University. At the end of the program the presenter even had time to try on sari, a traditional female clothing of India. More Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University signed a cooperation agreement with the Center for Child Support (Poland)

On 9 February 2017, Renata Blecha, President of the Center for Child Support (Fundacja pomocu dzeciam) in Żywiec, Poland met with rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Professor Mykhaylo Korda to discuss areas of cooperation. Center for Child Support is one of the largest and best-equipped facilities in Poland and Europe. It employs over 80 experienced professionals (speech therapists, developmental-delay therapists, physiotherapists, rehabilitators, psychologists, etc.) that assist 300 children with special needs. The institution provides a comprehensive approach to rehabilitation. More than 50 children attend Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students had practical clinical training in Poland

Fifth year students of the Faculty of Dentistry Anna Chykyta, Katheryna Mashkova, Valentyne Kuzminska and fourth year students Svitlana Perytiatko, Pavlo Ostrovskyi and Yurii Shanaida recently returned from a clinical training in Poland, where they spent two weeks improving their medical skills in Wrocław clinics. Just as with previous such trainings, this one was  organized and coordinated by professor emeritus of Ternopil State Medical University Wojciech Barg, who ensured that the students could intern in specialized departments of Wrocław hospitals. “It’s hard to believe that Continue reading →

Meeting of European Medical Students’ Association

On the eve of World Cancer Day, observed on February 4th , international students of Ternopil State Medical University and members of European Medical Students’ Association organized a scientific meeting of their group. On World Cancer Day doctors and general public are working hard to raise awareness about cancer as one of the most intractable diseases of modern civilization, draw attention to its prevention, detection and treatment and to the challenges facing the world in its fight against cancer. Experts emphasize that 43% of cancers Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University hosted a scientific conference on topical issues of simulation training

On February 1, 2017 Ternopil State Medical University held a teaching conference titled Topical issues of training students at the Center for simulation training: lessons and prospects. The conference was dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the University. Participants discussed the problems of connecting simulation training with educational processes of TSMU clinical departments, the role of simulation training in acquiring practical skills, and the ICT utilized at the Center for simulation training.   Rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Professor Mykhaylo Korda opened the conference. Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University is launching a double graduation program

On February 1, 2017 a delegation from Graduate School of Health Sciences Collegium Masoviense (Poland), met with TSMU rector Mykhaylo Korda to discuss directions for future collaboration. The main focus of the meeting was a joint program which will allow students enrolled on Bachelor’s and Master programs of TSMU Institute of nursing receive two diplomas, Ukrainian and European. The Graduate School of Health Sciences has extensive experience in preparing not only nurses but also medical rescuers / paramedics. Development of joint educational projects in this area was Continue reading →

TSMU Nigerian Students’ Association has elected a new president

Nigerian Students’ Association in Ternopil State Medical University has elected its first ever female president, a fifth year student Ahuruonye Sharon Ogechi . She received 70% of votes. Sharon’s opponent for this office was TSMU student Aganren Daniel Omegban. Notably, Nigerian student community is one of the largest groups of international students of Ternopil Medical University. More than 300 representatives of this country study here. Nigerian students are always involved in a range of activities, for instance they have created two branches of international NGOs – Continue reading →

TSMU scholar took part in an international conference in Poland

Conference «Finansowanie rehabilitacji pulmonologicznej w oddziałach szpitalnych i ośrodkach dziennych, a zanieczyszczenie powietrza – krakowski smog» took place on January 27, 2017 in Krakow (Poland). The event was organized by the Provincial hospital of lung diseases and rehabilitation (Wojewódzki Szpital Chorób Płuc i Rehabilitacji) and in-patient hospital of salt mine «Wieliczka» (Uzdrowisko Kopalnia Soli „Wieliczka”). Professor Leonid Hryschuk, head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Propedeutics, and Phthisiology, represented on this meeting Ternopil State Medical University.   The aim of the conference was to draw Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University will implement a joint project with the International Training & Education Center for Health

On 31 January representatives of I-TECH (International Training & Education Center for Health) in Ukraine, the center’s director Anna Shapoval and program director Iryna Yuriev met with rector of Ternopil State Medical University Professor Mykhaylo Korda to discuss areas of cooperation.   During the meeting, both sides discussed a joint project which would introduce topical courses in HIV / AIDS prevention at postgraduate level for nurses and other practical medicine professionals. Anna Shapoval said that the center began operating in 2012 and is focused HIV Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University Rector Received a State Honorary Title

President of Ukraine issued a Decree №10 / 2017 “On awarding state honors to commemorate the Day of Unity of Ukraine” for significant personal contributions to civil service, to social, economic, scientific, technical, cultural and educational development of the Ukrainian state, and to consolidation of Ukrainian society. Rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Professor Mykhaylo Korda was honored with a State Award of Merit for the Achievements in Applied and Fundamental Sciences (звання «заслужений діяч науки і техніки України»). TSMU faculty, staff and students congratulate Continue reading →