International students showcased their talents

Recently the assembly hall of Ternopil State Medical University became a stage for the culture and music event “A Man begins with kindness”. The revue was organized by teachers and students of Preparation Department of the International Student’s Faculty. This is an annual event, where overseas students from different countries, together with head of the department Larysa Nalizhyta, showcase their growing mastery of the Ukrainian language, as well as teamwork and good adjustment to the culture of a new country. Dean of the Internationa Students’ Faculty, Professor Petro Continue reading →

TSMU scholars talked about incidence of Lyme disease in Ternopil region

On July 17, 2017 Ternopil State Medical University held a press conference on a topical issue, the incidence of Lyme borreliosis and other infectious diseases transmitted by ticks in Ternopil region. Presenting results of long time research to media representatives were TSMU rector, Professor Mykhaylo Korda, Vice-Rector Professor Ivan Klisch, head of department of epidemiology and infectious diseases and director of Lyme borreliosis research program Mykhailo Andreichyn, and assistant professor of infectious diseases Maria Shkilna. Ternopil Region is an endemic area for borreliosis, meaning that Continue reading →

President of Ukraine opened modern laboratory center at the University hospital

On July 14, 2017 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko officially opened a modern laboratory center at Ternopil University Hospital. Also present were Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine deputies Mykola Liushniak, Taras Yuryk, and Oleh Barna; head of Ternopil Regional State Administration Stepan Barna, head of Ternopil regional council Viktor Ovcharuk, deputy head of TRSA Yurii Yuryk, head of the Health department of TRSA Volodymyr Bohaichuk; Rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Professor Mykhaylo Korda; hospital medical staff and patients. Addressing them, the President noted that decentralization reform allowed Continue reading →

TSMU staff delivered yet another humanitarian shipment form Canada to military hospitals

Former TSMU employees Bohdan Boichuk and Nadiia Arkhipova continue providing humanitarian medical assistance to Ukrainian hospitals. Today they live and work in Canada, but always keep in their thoughts those in need in their homeland. The most recent shipment of humanitarian aid they have sent contained medical supplies and was designated to the Lviv Military Hospital to cover the needs of its surgical and rehabilitation departments, as well as to the military unit A4615 hospital in Dnipro. Associate Professors of the Department of Children’s Diseases Continue reading →

TSMU professor studied work of simulation training centers abroad

Professor Arsen Hudyma, Head of TSMU Department of Disaster and Military Medicine, visited an international exhibition of simulation and simulation medicine which took place at the Centre Universitaire des Saints-Pères in Paris. The event was organized by the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine .   Event program included the fourth international SimChallenge: a competition for medical students simulating work in an Emergency department. The event’s exhibition featured well-known manufacturers of equipment for simulation. Among the product displays was a stand with equipment Continue reading →

TSMU has improved its national and international rankings

The international educational portal “4 International Colleges & Universities” ( has unveiled this year’s ranking of institutions of higher education. Ternopil State Medical University named took the 7th place among 140 Ukrainian universities on the list, while placing the first among medical schools overseen by Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Last year our university took thirteenth place. Thus, in a year, TSMU team has improved its performance by 6 positions. 4CU, an Australian company, has been publishing its rankings since 2005, evaluating popularity of more Continue reading →

Class of 1997 gift adorns TSMU courtyard

Recently Ternopil State Medical University class of 1997 held a reunion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their graduation. Thanking the Alma Mater, which this year celebrated its 60th anniversary, and its faculty and staff, the alumni presented a garden swing. Professor of our university and TSMU alumna Dr. Larysa Fedoniuk came up with the idea. The garden swing fits well with the overall design of administrative building courtyard. The swing is custom-made, its fame contains medical symbols. The organizing committee that oversaw design and production Continue reading →

A team of Ternopil State Medical University doctors brought outpatient care to children in rural area

A team of pediatric doctors from Ternopil State Medical University have visited little patients in the village Uvysla. Assistant professors of pediatric diseases and pediatric surgery Tamara Vorontsova (team leader), Liubov Volianska, Vira Synytska, Pavlo Hoshchynskyi, assistant professor of otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology and neurosurgery Kateryna Aleksevych and neurologist Volodymyr Musienko examined the children and consulted their parents. Nearly 400 boys and girls live in Uvysla, including about 300 children under the age of 14. The nearest medical clinic is located in the district capital, 20 kilometers Continue reading →

Traineeship of TSMU instructor at the Hematology Clinic of Wrocław Medical University

Cooperation between Ternopil State Medical University and Wrocław Medical University allows our university professors to train at the hospitals of the partner university. The most recent  training was a ten-day visit to the Clinic of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Przylądek Nadziei by TSMU instructor from the Department of Pediatrics  Natalia Luchyshyn. Headed by professor Alicia Chybicka, this clinic, one of the units of Wrocław Medical University Hospital, performs more than half of all bone marrow transplants in children with blood cancer in Poland. Each year, Przylądek Nadziei Continue reading →

TSMU researchers started working on epidemiology, symptoms and prevention of Lyme borreliosis disease in different regions of Ukraine

On June 20-23, 2017, a group of researchers from Ternopil State Medical University Department of Infectious Diseases went on field trips to Zhytomyr region and Ternopil military unit В1428. The visits helped to assess awareness of Lyme borreliosis, in particular its epidemiology, major clinical signs and prevention, among risk groups (foresters and servicemen), and carry out clinical and laboratory studies to detect Lyme borreliosis in these populations. These studies are a part of a large research program “Study of epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical symptoms of Continue reading →

TSMU department installed new teaching equipment

Department of Anatomy of Ternopil State Medical University recently installed two new interactive sensory screens for studying the human anatomy. Head of the department, professor Ilia Herasymiuk says that equipment like this can significantly improve understanding of basic anatomy by the doctors-in-training.   “In essence, these are computers with large monitors, which allow exploring 3-D images of human organs, bones, tissues, etc. This helps students to visualize human anatomical structures during the learning process. Most of the depicted objects are movable and can be viewed Continue reading →

TSMU researchers attended an international conference in Poland

During June 21-24, five Ternopil State Medical University researchers (Liudmyla Vronska, Maria Shanaida, Yulia Plaskonis, Anastasia Dub and Olesia Lynda) participated in the 5th International Conference and Workshop «Plant – the source of research material», taking place in Lublin, Poland. The international conference was attended by more than 150 participants and lasted 4 days. The participants presented 12 plenary and 8 sectional reports, as well as more than 130 posters. The event took place in two Lublin universities – Medical University and Maria Curie-Skłodowska University Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University scientist received a national title of distinction

Presidential Decree No. 168/2017, “On State Distinction Awards on the occasion of the Day of Ukrainian Constitution”, issued on June 28, 2017, lists TSMU scientist, vice-rector for research Professor Ivan Klisch as one of the awardees. In recognition of his significant contributions to the development of the state of Ukraine, including its socio-economic, research, cultural and academic realms, he received the State Award of Merit for the Achievements in Applied and Fundamental Sciences (Заслужений діяч науки і техніки України). TSMU faculty and staff extend their sincere congratulations Continue reading →

TSMU scientists participated in the XVI Congress of the Polish Society of Experimental and Clinical Immunology

Scientists of Ternopil State Medical University associate professor the Department of Childhood Diseases and Pediatric Surgery Maria Kinash and assistant professor of pediatrics Natalia Haliyash on 8-10 June 2017 took part in the XVI Congress of the Polish Society of Experimental and Clinical Immunology in Warsaw. Participating in the Congress were 350 specialists from around the world, sharing their knowledge in treating diseases of the immune system, discussing the challenges facing the field of immunology in Poland and in the world, and codifying professional standards. Continue reading →

TSMU graduates received their diplomas

Academic Council of Ternopil State Medical University held diploma award ceremony for class 2017 graduates. It was TSMU’s 57th graduation ceremony of Doctors of Medicine, 12th graduation of Pharmacists, 8th graduation of Doctors of Dentistry, 2nd graduation of specialists in Human Health. Joining them, were the graduating sudents of the institute of nursing.  The ceremony took place on June 26, 2017 in the Performing Arts Center Berezil.   TSMU rector, Professor Mykhaylo Korda addressed the audience with a welcome speech. “Today you probably experience mixed Continue reading →

Professors and students of TSMU joined a humanitarian project

Throughout 2017 TSMU and the social center Caritas have been working together on humanitarian projects. Recently, faculty of the Department of physical rehabilitation, human health and physical education, headed by prof. Daria Popovich,  2nd year Human Health students of Faculty of Medicine, supervised by the assistant professor A. Rutska and staff of the social center organized a charity event within the framework of the project “Social Environment for Young People with Disabilities”. The event took place on June 20, 2017in Academic and Recreation complex Chervona Continue reading →

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 Continue reading →

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 Continue reading →

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 Continue reading →