Monthly Archives: June 2017

TSMU meets spiritual needs of its students

Today more than 1500 foreign students from 62 countries of the world are enrolled to Ternopil State Medical University. They all come from different cultures and practice different religions. TSMU has become not only their second home, but also the place for communication between diverse groups. The university strives to create perfect environment for the followers of different religions to participate in spiritual life. A Muslim mosque now functions on Zhivova part of the campus, while another space serves as a meeting place for some Read more →

Visit of Saskatchewan Polytechnic students to TSMU

During three weeks of April 29 to May 21 a group of students from Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing: Briana Bourgeault, Aleah Sakowsky, Nicole Cotterill, Melissa Grenier, and professor Marilyn Schigol visited Ternopil State Medical University. The visit took place within the framework of academic mobility program in the field of nursing and through an agreement on cooperation between the Nursing School of Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Institute of Nursing of Ternopil State Medical University. The students study psychiatric nursing. During their visit they attended classes Read more →

TSMU graduate student participated in academic exchange program in the USA

Graduate student of Ternopil State Medical University Yevhen Loza participated in the Open World program, which aims to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between Ukraine and the United States by enabling Ukrainian leaders in various fields to meet with their American counterparts and exchange experiences and ideas on the most important issues for both sides. Yevhen Loza visited Rochester, NY, in May of 2017. His program was dedicated to post-traumatic stress disorder and reintegration. During his visit, Yevhen Loza had the opportunity to study at Read more →

International students joined a charity drive

Over 10 thousand hryvnas collected Polish students of Ternopil State Medical University. The money are earmarked for the treatment of 5 year-old Marichka Hvozdyska diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Dentistry students from Poland decided to help by collecting charity pledges form other students and Polish diaspora. University administration expresses its sincere gratitude to students Przemysław Żanko, Dajana Murmyło, Michał Lenartowicz, Karol Świątek, Jakub Janczarski, and Estera Błaszczyk for their efforts. Father of the child is TSMU alumnus.  A group of students decided to join forces to help saving Read more →

TSMU scholar participated in international conference on comparative pedagogy

International conference “Comparative pedagogy and international education – 2017: Educational Transformations in the Context of European Integration and Globalization” took place on 15-16 June at the Institute of Pedagogy of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences. It was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. The event was organized by the Institute of Educational Sciences of Romania, the Institute of Pedagogics of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, in particular the Department of Comparative Pedagogy, within the framework Read more →

Deputy Minister of Health presented main aspects of the medical reform

On June 13, 2017 Deputy Minister of Health Roman Ilyk and expert on medical reform Oleksandr Yabchanka met with teachers and students of the Ternopil State Medical University as a part of their Ukrainian tour “ZMINYTY: Collaboration for change”, In preparation to this event, and together with chairman and co-founder of the NGO Center UA, former Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration Oleh Rybachuk they met with the leadership of our region and held several public discussions. These meetings addressed important reform issues, such as Read more →

Leading scholars gave lectures to TSMU teachers, interns and students

Administration of Ternopil State Medical University is committed to inviting leading Ukrainian and international scientists to give seminars to the teaching staff and students to facilitate their professional developement.  On June 9, 2017 corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Director of NAS Institute of Cell Biology Professor Rostyslav Stoika gave a lecture titled “Intelligent medicines: development, synthesis, and application”, while cardiac surgeon Mogens Bugge (Sweden) spoke about developing a cardiac surgery program in Ternopil. Rector of the Ternopil Medical University, Professor Read more →

TSMU Students brought fun activities to children’s summer camp

International students of Ternopil State Medical University visited the Rainbow children’s summer camp. The camp invites children whose parents serve in the ATO area and it has been organized for the second year in a row, by the Ternopil Center for Psychological Rehabilitation “Step Toward”. In the camp, children can take part in various master classes, go on trips, and meet interesting people. Its strong point is that participating with the children in fun activities are professional psychologists, who are always helping the youngsters to Read more →

Canadian expert gave master class on simulation training

A cycle of practical lessons to improve qualification of TSMU simulation training center instructors took place in late May.  Colette Foisy-Doll, BScN; MSN; RN; CHSE,  Head of the Simulation Center at MacEwan University, and a consultant for developing simulation training programs, taught a class “Organization and the latest methods of simulation training in medicine.” For four days, our teachers from different departments, who have classes at the simulation training center, studied the theory and practice of developing and implementing simulation-based education (SBE) in North American Read more →

Ternopil Dental Summit brought together leading Ukrainian dentists

An international conference Ternopil Dental Summit took place in the academic and recreation complex Chervona Kalyna. More than two hundred researchers and practicing dentists , students and interns from different regions of Ukraine, and other countries took part in the meeting . Vice-rector for educational and clinical work, professor Stepan Zaporozhan opened the conference with a welcome on behalf of TSMU rector Dr. Korda. “As you know, our university recently celebrated its 60th anniversary. The Faculty of Dentistry marked its 10th anniversary last year. This Read more →

Ternopil State Medical University celebrated its 60th anniversary

The sixtieth anniversary of of Ternopil State Medical University is a milestone date in its history. It was marked with celebrations on May 26, 2017. The main event, convocation, took place in municipal Berezil Performing Arts center. Together with University staff and administration, participating in the event were a number of dignitaries, such as members of local and state parliaments, representatives of the national academies of sciences, heads of local governments, international delegations, heads of universities and other guests. Prior to the ceremonial event, arriving guests Read more →

Ternopil State Medical University received ISO certification

During the convocation celebrating the 60th anniversary of Ternopil State Medical University, which took place on May 26, 2017 at the Berezil Arts Center, the university has received plaques confirming its ISO 9001: 2015 (quality management) certification.  The certification is a result of certification audit, which verified implementation of educational and research activities in accordance with international standards and was conducted by external auditors Bureau Veritas Certification Ukraine. ISO 9001: 2015 certification is an international standard which confirms that an organization or institution has achieved Read more →

Ternopil State Medical University scientist is a member of the Ukrainian Academy of Medical Sciences

During a ceremonial meeting of Ternopil State Medical University administration, which took place on 1 June 2017, department chair Professor Mykhailo Andreichyn received recognition on the occasion of his election as member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine.   Rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Dr. Korda said: “I would like to offer my congratulations on this remarkable achievement in your life as well as the life of the entire university life. This honor has become yet another milestone to mark the Read more →

Ternopil State Medical University scientists took part in international scientific conference in Janów Podlaski, Poland

On May 19-20, a delegation of Ternopil State Medical University participated in V International scientific conference “Lifestyle and civilization diseases ” in Janów Podlaski, Poland. The delegation included vice-rector for research Professor Ivan Klisch, head of the department of physical rehabilitation, health and physical education professor Daria Popovich and assistant professor of pediatrics Svetlana Nikytyuk. The conference was organized by Pope John Paul II State School of Higher Education in Biała Podlaska and the Lublin Institute of Rural Medicine.   The conference began with a Read more →

TSMU honorary professorship was awarded to Drs. David Atkinson and Joseph Berger

TSMU Academic Council has passed a resolution to award honorary titles of Ternopil state Medical University Professor to Dr. David Atkinson, President of McEwan University, Canada, and Dr. Joseph Berger, rector of  Pope John Paul II State School of Higher Education in Biała Podlaska, Poland. These honorary degrees were awarded on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Ternopil State Medical University. In his speech David Atkinson said: “It is an honor to visit Ternopil State Medical University and be a part of celebration today, Read more →

Ternopil State Medical University students organized events for the World No Tobacco Day

Each year TSMU students organize and participate in events dedicated to tobacco control. On May 31 of this year our students together with representatives of the regional Health Center and Red Cross Society volunteer corps (many of whom are also TSMU students) gathered together by Ivan Franko monument  in Ternopil to urge passersby to quit the harmful habit of smoking. They reminded city residents that use of tobacco is a major public health problem in the whole Europe. The young people emphasized that smoking causes Read more →

Student concert on the occasion of TSMU 60th anniversary

The 60th anniversary of Ternopil State Medical University was an important occasion, calling for a number of events, each of which was carefully planned and prepared ahead of time. TSMU Student Parliament has organized its own event, a free concert for young people of Ternopil held on Theater Square. The main organizers of the feast were the Parliament Speaker Ihor Stetsiuk and our creative force Roman Balych. Team designer was Mykhailo Sas, who is also the designer of the student magazine «Unitime». Tetiana Ivanitska was Read more →

TSMU scholars took part in the International Congress of Medical Sciences in Bulgaria

International Congress of Medical Sciences (ICMS 2017) took place in mid-May in Sofia, Bulgaria. Residents of  TSMU Department of primary care, general practice and family medicine Uliana Zakharchuk and Natalia Melnyk took part in the event. ICMS 2017 was a joint effort of the Bulgarian association of medical students and ICMS 2017 Organizing Committee. The Congress was held under the auspices of Rector of Medical University of Sofia and was attended by professional as well as postgraduate students, young scientists under 35 years of age. Read more →

Ternopil State Medical University received awards from the National Academy of Medical Sciences

Ternopil State Medical University was recently awarded the highest distinction of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine during the 60th anniversary celebrations. On behalf of NAMS, its president Vitaliy Tsymbaliuk presented the NAMS Medal for outstanding contribution to the development of higher medical education and public health care, training of qualified medical, teaching and research staff.   In addition, current rector of Ternopil State Medical University Professor Mykhaylo Korda and the rector in 1981-1997, corresponding member of NAMS, Professor Ivan Smiian received the Read more →