Tag Archives: Mykhaylo Korda

New generation of medical students begins their training at TSMU

The excitement was palpable in Ternopil State Medical University on August 31, 2017 when the new cohort of medical students became matriculated. The student family welcomed 965 first-year students, as well as 122 young people who had transferred from medical colleges. Perhaps even more excited were international students. Over 80 first-year students have already been enrolled to TSMU. These young people come as far away as India, Pakistan, Poland, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Nigeria, and Egypt. For overseas applicants the enrollment deadline is extended until November 1, 2017. Continue reading →

TSMU students and guests from other countries spent eventful and fun week in International Summer Camp

Every July academic and recreational complex Chervona Kalyna of Ternopil State Medical University hosts an international summer camp for medical students. This year for the twelfth time the place was filled with the warmth of human hearts, sincere smiles and hugs. The International Student Summer Camp is one of the brightest and most beloved TSMU projects, aiming, above all, to foster friendly relationships among people of different countries and nations. This year’s camp was particularly special, since it coincided with the 60th anniversary of the 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 →

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 Continue reading →

Wroclaw Medical University professor gave a series of lectures to faculty and students of Ternopil State Medical University

On 16-27 May 2017, Wojciech Barg, professor of Wroclaw Medical University visited Ternopil State Medical University on academic exchange program ERASMUS+. This has been one of the many events and visits between staff and students of our two schools taken place within the last few years. Professor Wojciech Barg coordinates the cooperation program in Wroclaw Medical University. During his visit, Dr. Barg met with TSMU rector, Dr. Korda. They discussed further directions for collaboration between Ternopil State Medical University and Wroclaw Medical University, organization of Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University will collaborate with Swedish medical institutions

Recently representatives of medical institutions from Sweden met with the Ternopil State Medical University rector Dr. Mykhaylo Korda to discuss areas of future cooperation. The Swedish delegation consisted of coordinator Marie Siestedt, cardiac surgeon Mogens Bugge, surgeon Patrik Cikota, professor C.G. Ekstrem, and medical technician Stephen Andersson.   Dr. Korda told the guests about TSMU, its activities and plans activities for development, and outlined possible areas of cooperation.   During the meeting, the delegation and TSMU administration discussed incoming lectures by the heart surgeon Mogen Continue reading →

TSMU Dentistry Clinic opened its doors

University Hospital Dental Clinic located on 7 Chekhova opened its doors on April 5. This clinic will serve the residents of our city and region, providing services such as free dental diagnosis and patients consults by TSMU professors and other specialists in therapeutic, pediatric, orthopedic and surgical dentistry. Other services will include exams and cleaning of the oral cavity in adults and children, preventive oral treatments, regular and panoramic X-rays of the maxillo-facial area, treatment of tooth decay and its complications, periodontal diseases, diseases of Continue reading →

Rector’s Cup is presented to the winners of basketball tournament

Ternopil State Medical University supports athletics and encourages participation of students in sports competitions. On 14-16 March 2017, TSMU athletic complex hosted a basketball tournament for the Rector’s Cup, and dedicated  to the 60th anniversary of the University. According to the tournament’s organizer Ivan Kalka, competing for the grand prize were 15 teams , representing all faculties of the University. The Faculty of Medicine delegated six teams; Faculty of Dentistry, five; Faculty of Pharmacy, one team; the Human Health course, one team; and the International Students Continue reading →

Rector of TSMU met with students

A traditional meeting of Ternopil State Medical University rector Professor Mykhaylo Korda with the student body took place on March 13, 2017. This was the day of TSMU student conference, when the doctors in training gathered to review the report of Student Council Audit Committee and approve its budget for next year. Dr. Korda outlined University proposal to improve academic environment and students’ living conditions. In particular, a cafeteria located in one of the Zhivova dormitories will be refurbished during the summer. Vice- rector on research Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University supported launching the Diabetes School

On February 23, 2017 Children’ Diabetes School Opened in Ternopil Regional Children’s Hospital. This is a joint project of the hospital and Ternopil State Medical University. The opening ceremony was attended by the head of Ternopil State Regional Administration Stepan Barna, head of Health Department of the Administration Volodymyr Bohaychuk, and TSMU vice-rector for academic and clinical work, Professor Stepan Zaporozhan.   “Today the idea of creating such schools is being disseminated within entire Ukraine. It has originated in Kharkiv, where guidelines for these institutions Continue reading →

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 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 →

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 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 →

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 →

TSMU choir preformed traditional Ukrainian carols for students and staff

For the second year in a row Ternopil State Medical University choir wished everyone happy New Year and Merry Christmas performing a concert of traditional carols. The choir includes lecturers and students, who rehearse for months leading to the winter holidays, and then visit TSMU and other organizations to sing and collect donations for charitable causes. The choristers began their rounds on 18 January. They have received warm welcome in TSMU buildings, Ternopil Regional State Administration, and hospitals of the city.   Region governor Stepan Continue reading →

Holidays wishes from rector of Ternopil State Medical University

Dear colleagues and students! I would like to send you all my sincere best wishes for the approaching holidays of New Year and Christmas! May the good fortune always accompany you, and dreams and hopes these holidays evoke become a reality. May the New Year be filled with new professional accomplishments and achievements. I would like to wish you and your families abundant good health, goodness and joy; that your ambitious endeavors and daily tasks alike result in success, and that the Christmas star would kindle in Continue reading →