TSMU students did summer training at Wrocław Medical University

The cooperation between the medical schools of Wrocław and Ternopil, and tradition of summer exchange visits for their students continues. This year our university was represented by  4th, 5th, and 6th year students of the Faculty of Medicine Serhii Vozniuk, Ihor Stetsiuk, Liubov Stasyshyn, Marta Syvyk, Roman Yaroslavytskyi, Anastasia Mykytiyuk, Denys Kosharskyi, Olena Hryhorchuk, Roman Zvarych, Mykhaylo Vasylenko, Olha Vorobel , Antonina Shumeliak and group leader medical intern Volodymyr Dzhyvak. Professor of Wrocław Medical University and the Honorary Professor of Ternopil State Medical University Wojciech Continue reading →

New cafeteria, food court and sports area opened on TSMU campus

A new student cafeteria on 5 Zhyvova (Dorm 1)  offers Ternopil State Medical University students not only delicious and inexpensive meals, have a cup of coffee or tea, but also a place to get together, talk, hold a group meeting, or organize a small concert for friends. The facility can host up to 48 people at a time. On September 3, 2018 the cafeteria had its first visitors, including representatives of TSMU administration and student government. TSMU Rector professor Mykhaylo Korda, invited students to share Continue reading →

Staff and students of Ternopil State Medical University can become bone marrow donors

Recently, Ternopil residents organized the first non-governmental registry of bone marrow donors. This idea stemmed the dire need for marrow transplants. Currently in Ukraine these surgeries are not performed, while such operations abroad can cost up to 100 thousand dollars. Half of this cost goes for the search and selection of a donor. Those in need of bone marrow transplants have only 25% chance of finding a suitable family donor, requiring the rest to look for non-related donors in the registries of hematopoietic stem cells. Continue reading →

TSMU matriculated a new cohort of students

On August 31, 2018 Academic Council of the Ternopil State Medical University held matriculation of a new cohort of medical students. The event took place in the administrative building courtyard. The 1050 freshmen took a solemn oath to dedicate their lives to a noble cause: the fight for human health. The also promised to uphold and grow the best traditions of TSMU, to become hardworking medical students and a part of the large student family. From this day on, each of them steps on a Continue reading →

TSMU is to receive Erasmus + funding for the project Innovative Rehabilitation Education: Introducing New Master’s Degree Programs in Ukraine

Recently a consortium of universities, including Ternopil State Medical University won an Erasmus + call with the project Innovative Rehabilitation Education:  Introducing New Master’s Degree Programs in Ukraine. This was one of the five winning projects that have participants from Ukraine. Overall, 98 projects with Ukrainian participation were submitted for the call. The consortium consists of the universities form Latvia, Poland, Finland, Lithuania, as well as the European Federation of Adaptive Physical Activity. Ukrainian partners include the National University of Physical Education and Sports of Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students completed an internship at Bahçeşehir University, Turkey

Students of Ternopil State Medical University Faculty of Medicine, Kateryna Bihuniak, Romanna Pavliuk, Kateryna Andrushkevych and Natalia Zakernychna completed practical training at the Bahçeşehir University (BAU) in Istanbul, Turkey.   TSMU students at BAU Hospital in Istanbul. Bahçeşehir University was founded in 1998, and today is one of the top 3 universities in Turkey. Over 17,000 students are enrolled to Bachelor’s degree programs on ten Faculties, and Master’s degree programs on four. The language of instruction is English. The university employs over 1,000 lecturers. The Continue reading →

TSMU continues to lead in independent web rankings

For several years, Ternopil State Medical University has been taking leading positions in prestigious independent world rankings. Recently the university placed first among Ukrainian medical schools and eighth among all the universities of Ukraine in in July 2018 ranking published by 4 International Colleges & Universities (https://www.4icu.org/ua/). The Australian company 4ICU has been publishing its ranking since 2005. It evaluates the recognition of more than eleven thousand universities in the world, including 171 in Ukraine, based on the popularity of their web resources. As stated Continue reading →

Bahçeşehir University students trained at TSMU affiliated clinics

This year, Ternopil State Medical University and Bahçeşehir University (Istanbul, Turkey) had signed a bilateral cooperation agreement and developed an exchange program. Four Faculty of Medicine students from the partner university: Sergen Seyhan, Mustafa Canberk Gürbüz, Gulfem Sendemir, Aybike Buse Kalkay, came to Ternopil to participate in the practical training program. Bahçeşehir University  students at TSMU. For two weeks, the physicians-in-training worked at Ternopil University Hospital under the supervision of TSMU lecturers from the Departments of Functional and Laboratory Diagnostics; Medical Treatment; Surgery;  and Department Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University professor participated in the Great Teachers Seminar

In June 2018, head of TSMU Department of Pediatric Diseases and Pediatric Surgery Professor Oksana Boyarchuk trained at MacEwan University (Edmonton, Canada). Participating in the training program were also faculty from other Ukrainian partners of MacEwan University: Natalia Starynska from the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” and Oleksandr Avramchuk from Ukrainian Catholic University. The participants started their training with a visit to the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ). Academic year at MacEwan University runs from September to April. From April to the end Continue reading →

TSMU students donated equipment for rehabilitation of children with special needs

To mark International Children’s Day on June 1, 2018 TSMU students Abdelgawwad Ahmed Salem Mohammed, Saleh Abdelrahman Khaled Ibrahim, Juliet KusiBoateng, Daniel Aganren, Osman Sheriff Abdulkadir, Alele PreciousGift and deputy director of Ternopil State Medical University Center for Academic and Cultural Development Olena Pokryshko visited the educational complex №28 in Ternopil. The visit was a part of the project Let’s Make Life of Children Happier that took place at TSMU in April and May. Representatives of our university brought students of the school rehabilitation equipment. Continue reading →

Joint Canadian-Ukrainian Course on Global Health took place in TSMU

On May 15-25, 2018 Ternopil State Medical University hosted a joint Canadian-Ukrainian course Global Health. This course was developed within the framework of cooperation between TSMU and MacEwan University (Edmonton, Canada). Course participants included 20 students of MacEwan University Faculty of Nursing, and 8 students of TSMU Faculty of Medicine. Leaders and developers of the course from the Canadian side were Elizabeth Burgess-Pinto, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Department of Nursing Science, and Christine Shumka, RN, MN, BScN, Nurse Educator at the Faculty of Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University researcher trained at Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse, France)

Ph.D. student of TSMU Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology Halyna Loi trained as part of the PhD program from October 2017 until April 2018 at the Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases (I2MC) of Paul Sabatier University and Toulouse University Hospital as a part of academic mobility project Erasmus +. Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases (I2MC). University Hospital (L’hôpital de Rangueil). In 2017 Ternopil State Medical University began cooperation with Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse) and received Erasmus + funding for student mobility and Continue reading →

Results of competition among TSMU students to study at Wroclaw Medical University

On May 21, 2018,  TSMU department of international relations finalized results of a competition for 3rd and 4th year medical students to study at Wroclaw Medical University for one semester during the 2018-2019 academic year. Competition committee included professors A.H.Shulhai and I.R.Selskyi, assoc. profoessors H.A.Krytska, N.E.Lisnychuk, T. A. Kovalchuk and A.I.Mastalir, and assistant professor M.Y. Kychula. Committee members carefully studied applications and documents submitted by the students. Selection criteria included academic achievements of the applicants. In addition, the applicants were interviewed to assess their professional Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University researchers continue studying epidemiology, manifestations and prevention of Lyme disease

On May 17, 2018 a working group of scientists from TSMU Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology visited five forestry districts of Volyn region. The work aimed to assess understanding by the foresters of epidemiology, main clinical manifestations and prevention of Lyme disease, and to carry out clinical and laboratory studies to detect borreliosis bacteria in risk groups. The research is a part of a joint project Study of Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Manifestations of Lyme Disease in the Endemic Regions of Ukraine, including Ternopil region, Continue reading →

TSMU students-members of EMSA organized an assembly and selected a new team

Ternopil branch of the European Medical Student Association held the final event of the year. Members of the organization, students of Ternopil State Medical University  congregated a Ukrainian Assembly of EMSA. 95 students from different cities of Ukraine attended this event. Today in Ukraine there are 8 branches of the European Medical Student Association, all of them being active in medical schools. Dean of International Students’ Faculty professor Petro Selskyi address all present on behalf of TSMU administration during the official opening, wishing productive pork Continue reading →

Faculty of TSMU Department of Children’s Diseases and Pediatric Surgery took part in the events of the World PI Week

Every year on April 22-29, the World PI Week is observed to bring together patients, parents, doctors, junior medical staff, politicians and health organizers in promoting awareness of primary immunodeficiency diseases. This was the fourth year Ukraine joined events of the Week. On April 26-27, 2018 an international research symposium Diagnosis and Treatment of Hematologic Pathology in Children with Primary Immunodeficiencies took place in Kyiv. This was 14th forum within the framework of the Central-Eastern European Scientific-Educational Program J-Project, aimed at improving medical support of Continue reading →

TSMU dentistry scholar of took part in the work of International Medical Congress for Students and Young Doctors MedEspera 2018 in Chișinău, Moldova

Ternopil State Medical University researchers attended the 5th International Medical Congress for Students and Young Doctors MedEspera 2018 which took place on May 3-5. Head of the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry, Professor Petro Hasiuk, and the postgraduate student of the Department of Dentistry Volodymyr Radchuk visited Nicolae Testemiţanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Chișinău, Moldova. The visit began with an official meeting of the delegation with the dean and heads of main departments of the university. At the plenary session of the conference, Continue reading →

TSMU signed a cooperation agreement with Al-Hawash Private University

A delegation from Al-Hawash Private University (Homs, Syria), which included Chair of the HPU Board of Trustees Mr. Kamel Ayoub and HPU Vice-Rector for Scientific Affairs Prof. Mohammed Alnukkari, made an official visit to Ternopil State Medical University. Al-Hawash Private University  is one of the largest private institutions of higher education in Syria. There are Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Cosmetology. During a meeting with TSMU rector Prof. Mykhaylo Korda, the visitors discussed the questions of initializing joint research projects and implementing a program Continue reading →

Festival of Global Cuisines took place at TSMU

As reported earlier, Ternopil State Medical University launched a charity drive to raise funds for disadvantaged children. TSMU students want bring joyful experiences into the lives of children in need, and to do this they are equipping a rehabilitation room in the School 28 for children with speech, vision, and mental impairments. One of the events of the drive took place on May 3, 2018. In the courtyard of TSMU Administrative Building students from Ukraine, Egypt, Yemen, Namibia, Poland, Nigeria and India organized a Festival Continue reading →