TSMU students took part in the International Reconstructive Heart Surgery Conference

The second International Conference Reconstructive Heart Surgery held on November 23-24, 2017 in Kyiv, gathered leading cardiac surgeons from the USA, Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Greece, Georgia, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova, and Romania. Prominent specialists discussed new technologies in cardiac surgery. President of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery Marian Zembal, and chairman of the Kalangos Foundation, Afsendios Kalangos served as honorary guests. The organizer of the forum was Institute of the heart of Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Ternopil State Medical University students Mariana Pozun, Continue reading →

Students of Ternopil State Medical University worked at regional hospice

For two and a half months, students Ternopil State Medical University had been carrying out a volunteering mission in Ternopil Regional Hospice.  Oksana Kushneryk, third-year student of the Faculty of medicine served as a coordinator of this long-term charitable project. In the hospice, the doctors-in-training assisted its medical staff in caring for patients. They fed the patients, talked to and the elderly, looked after them, and overall tried to get involved in all hospice procedures. Our students found quick rapport with hospital staff, and, in turn, Continue reading →

Young scientists conference at TSMU

The teachers and the students of Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University know for sure that one always has to try to work to the full! Therefore young people attempt to expand their knowledge in every class and the faculty share the latest and most interesting information. Recently there has been a student conference on the topic “New discoveries in medicine” among the sophomores of the International Students’ Faculty and the Faculty of medicine who are studying in English. Having analyzed a number of modern Continue reading →

EMSA members organized educational activities for the World Diabetes Day

On the occasion of the World Diabetes Day, Ternopil State Medical University students members of the European Medical Student Association, organized a series of events. During two weeks, the doctors-in-training learned about the methods of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this disease, and taught city schoolchildren and students of other universities how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The main goal of the educational activities was to teach young people that proper nutrition, physical activity, and positive attitude are the best cure for many diseases. First, Continue reading →

TSMU teachers and students of took part in Kids’ Festival

In 2009, events in connection of the World Prematurity Day took place for the first time in Vienna. In St. Michael’s Square, professors at the University Clinic Angelica Berger and Arnold Pollack launched 500 white balloons into the sky to signify the number of prematurely born children during the year. Since then, World Prematurity Day is marked in all European countries. On November 17, 2017 for the second year, Ternopil had Kids’ Festival, celebration of victory of life. These kids are sometimes called preemies, hurries, Continue reading →

TSMU dentists took part in a conference in Samarkand, Republic of Uzbekistan

Ternopil State Medical University delegation took part in international conference Current Issues of Dentistry. Head of the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry, Petro Hasyuk, and associate professor of the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry Andrii Demkovych, on November 17-18, 2017 visited Samarkand State Medical Institute, Republic of Uzbekistan to present their research at this scientific forum. The visit began with an official meeting of the delegation with rector of the Institute, Professor AM Shamsiev, Vice-rector for academic work BA Yuldashov and Vice-rector for research SH Yusupov. Since Continue reading →

International students competed in a trivia tournament

The organizers of a trivia tournament at Ternopil State Medical University wanted to offer the way the overseas students an interesting and meaningful way to spend extracurricular time. After the competition, the organizing committee consisting of Zoriana Lukashuk, Taisiia Bilonozhko, Yana Bondarchuk, and Yulia Bandrivskaya received lots of positive feedback. The students really enjoyed solving puzzles and answering questions on different topics, and requested for another such competition to take place soon. Three teams participated in this round. The first one, GangLand, included Arshbeer Sandhu Continue reading →

TSMU scholar participated in Horizon 2020 meeting

On October 27, 2017, the European Commission announced new Horizon 2020 Work Programs for 2018-2020. Horizon 2020 is the largest research and innovation program. It is “open to the world”, meaning that researchers, universities, research organizations, companies and non-governmental organizations from any country can apply for calls. Financed calls have already brought in investments totaling 30 billion euros. The 2018-2020 Work Program underscores the importance of international cooperation in research and innovation with a budget of over 1 billion euros. The 2018-2020 Work Program can Continue reading →

TSMU hosted conference Advancements in Pancreatology: Diagnosis, Treatment, Nutrition in Diseases of The Pancreas and Comorbid Diseases.

On November 16-17, 2017, Ternopil State Medical University Ministry hosted conference Advancements in Pancreatology: Diagnosis, Treatment, Nutrition in Diseases of The Pancreas and Comorbid Diseases. Conference organizers were the NGO Association of Family Physicians of Ternopil Region, the Association of Dieticians of Ukraine. The conference was supported by the Ukrainian Club of Pancreatologists (president prof. N.B. Huberhrits) to mark 10th anniversary of the club. Organizing committee received assistance from TSMU administration, and wishes to thank TSMU rector prof. M. M. Korda, and vice-rectors for research Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University uses the latest in educational technology

Ternopil State Medical University is the first medical school in Ukraine to implement the program Body Interact – clinical reasoning education in the teaching process. This program  presents virtual clinical scenarios, allowing teachers and students to recreate particular clinical situations in real time, supplement it with all the required physical, laboratory and instrumental tests and prescribe treatment in accordance with modern protocols of European and American medical associations. Body Interact is used in most Western European, US, and Canadian medical universities. Partners and key developers Continue reading →

TSMU will collaborate with Radiation Therapy Center in Elbląg

A specialist in oncology radiotherapy and clinical oncology Dr. Andrzej Badzio on November 22, 2017 gave a talk Modern Methods of Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer Diseases for lecturers and students of Ternopil State Medical University. Dr. Badzio received professional training at the University of Gdansk’s Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy under the supervision of Professor Jacek Jassem. Andrzej Badzio continues to do research at Gdańsk Medical University. He is the author and co-author of more than 130 publications, including in the prestigious Journal Continue reading →

TSMU overseas students celebrated the International Students’ Day

On November 17, 2017 Ternopil State Medical University students presented a concert program to celebrate International Students’ Day. A traditional event, this was a prefect opportunity for everyone to showcase their talents. Dean of the Internationa Students’ Faculty, Professor Petro Selskyi greeted spectators and performers, and handed certificates of achievement to the best students. The concert program started with a dance performance by Indian students. Next, a duo of students from Nigeria impressed the audience with their tender performance. The girls look forward to taking Continue reading →

TSMU students of organized a series of events for the World Diabetes Day

With support of Ternopil State Medical University Center for Educational Work and Cultural Development, volunteer student teams constantly come up with interesting events to organize in our university and the city. The students get hands-on experience of preventive work, learn communication and medical skills all the while making positive contribution to the health Ternopil residents. This year, together with coordinator of TSMU volunteer movement Associate Professor Ivanna Kernychna, students organized several events on World Diabetes Day. One of these events, Sweet Life Without Sugar, took Continue reading →

TSMU scientists participated in the XXXIII International Symposium of the Polish Neonatology Society

The Symposium of the Polish Neonatology Society took place in Cracow, Poland on October 12-14, 2017. Participatin in it were well-known Polish scientists Prof. Maria-Katarzyna Borszewska-Kornacka, Prof. Janusz Skalski, Prof. Ewa Helwich, Prof. Ryszard Lauterbach, Prof. Jolanta Sykut, Prof. Janusz Gadzinowski, Prof. Jan Mazela, Prof. Ewa Gulczyńska, Prof. Janusz Książyk, as well as scientists from Ukraine: Prof. T.K. Znamenska, Prof. T.M. Klymenko, Prof. Y.S.Korzhynskyi. Joining them were international experts from the United States (Prof. Monica Epelman, Prof. Smeeta Sardesai), Germany (Prof. Christopher Fusch), Italy (Prof. Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students of the organized an educational campaign

Several national educational events took place on October 20, the Ukrainian Day for Fight against Breast Cancer. Ternopil State Medical University students supported action, organizing a public awareness campaign informing Ternopil residents about this disease and methods of its prevention. On the Theater Square, students of the Faculty of Medicine  Uliana Saturska, Vita Kosovska, Iryna Zubok, Tetiana Karpiak, Kateryna Bihuniak, Natalia Petrova, Mariana Pozun, Ostap Saturskyi and Stepan Vankevych handed out leaflets, answered the questions, explained how to perform breast self-exam, talked about risk factors Continue reading →

TSMU scientists participated in the V National Congress of Pharmacologists

On October 18-20, 2017 Zaporozhye State Medical University hosted the V National Congress of Pharmacologists. Its organizers were a national public organization Association of Pharmacologists of Ukraine, state organization Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Zaporozhye State Medical University, and state enterprise State Expert Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Previous forums of pharmacologists took place in Poltava, Dnipro, Odessa, and in 2011, in Kyiv. Tetiana Bukhtiarova, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Medical Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University Indian students celebrated Diwali

Ternopil State Medical University students from India, while away from their homeland, sustain national traditions. Recently, they celebrated one of their greatest holidays, Diwali. This festival is associated with fire and light, symbolizing the victory of good over evil. The celebration was organized by the Association of Indian Students, and its president, fourth-year student Arshbeer Sandhu. Celebrating the festival, Indians adorn their homes with flowers and lanterns, make rangoli (patterns on the floor out of painted rice, powder dyes or flowers), and launch fireworks. Diwali Continue reading →

TSMU professor took part in the XXII Kyiv Dermatology Days

XXII Kyiv Dermatology Days conference took place October 11 – 13, 2017, in Kyiv. Professor of the Department of Infectious, Skin and STI Diseases Dr.  S.O. Halnykina participated in the forum. This is the most anticipated professional event of the year for dermatologists from Ukraine and abroad. Contributing to its popularity are practical focus of the presentations, scientific novelty of materials, and relaxed atmosphere during sectional meetings. First day of the conference held an international forum on dermatoscopy aimed at the specialists to study this Continue reading →

European Medical Students’ Association held an open door meeting

TSMU students that form Ternopil branch of the European Medical Students’ Association recently held  an open door meeting in the administrative building of Ternopil State Medical University. President of the branch, fourth-year student Zuzanna Betkowiak from Poland, congratulated all present on the start of the new academic year. She noted that more than 40 TSMU students have already applied to join the EMSA, and most of them were attending the meeting. This year, deadline for applications is November 1st, and both Ukrainian and international students Continue reading →